About Marshes 

At Marshes we believe that your business is a vital part of the economy. We are committed to helping and serving you, as our valued client, in a friendly, approachable and supportive manner, whilst remaining professional at all times. Our specialist area is small business and we enjoy helping businesses who have been trading for a couple of years who are ready to take their accounting function to the next level. We support you in a way that goes beyond many other accounting and bookkeeping service providers by offering regular meetings and looking out for opportunities for you to expand your business. 

A comprehensive & expanding professional network 

We know that starting a business can be daunting and, even if you have been in business for a while, you can sometimes be overwhelmed. That’s why it’s important to have an Accounting Provider that understands the challenges you face as an entrepreneur, and is on hand, throughout the year, to offer you support and advice when you may need it. 
People tell us some Professional Advisors can be discouraging when they want to start or develop their business. We help you find solutions to the challenges of today’s business environment so you are encouraged and not deterred or disillusioned. We have our own comprehensive and expanding professional network and access to vital and useful resources, so if ever you have a question about your business, we can help you find the solution. 

Meet the team 


Phil Cockayne BA(Hons) ICPA(Fellow) MIoD MICB MCMI Managing Partner 

Phil has worked in finance since 1987, during which time he has acquired much experience and assisted a variety of businesses with their accounting requirements. 
After working in retail banking, Phil went into bookkeeping and financial administration before obtaining a University Degree in Business Management & Economics and then being appointed as a Financial Director. Over this time, Phil has acquired membership of the Institute of Directors, Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Chartered Management Institute as well as becoming a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant. 
Wanting to put this unique combination of qualifications and experience to good use, Phil founded Marshes in 2008 in order to provide businesses with an understanding and proactive accounting service. 

Danny Jones BA ICPA MCMI Partner 

Danny has worked in accounts since 2003, and after graduating from Oxford Brookes University has managed the financial administration and company secretarial operations of businesses operating in such sectors as retail, hospitality, design and manufacturing and business development sectors as well as not-for profit companies and charities. 
Over this time Danny has acquired affiliate membership of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and membership of the Chartered Management Institute. 
As a founding Partner at Marshes, Danny continues to support clients with day to day accounting, financial management, company secretarial matters and payroll. 

Get in touch 

If you want to speak to one of our team about Marshes Accountancy Services or to book a Discovery Call please get in touch today: Complete and send the form below or call us on 01865 703385 or email us at [email protected] 
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