The Team

Our dedicated and specialist team is on hand to help. All are welcome at our offices in Tonbridge, Kent and we are always happy to attend meetings at client’s premises.

John Duncan FCA – j.d@gilbert-allen.co.uk
John Duncan is the proprietor of Gilbert Allen & Co. and is delighted to talk to clients on a wide range of issues. His specialist areas are tax, systems, ongoing structure of a business, incorporation and dis-incorporation and executorship.

Zachary Ramsden FCA – z.r@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Zachary trained with Gilbert Allen and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992. He will be happy to help you with any queries on the following areas:
– Accounts
– Auditing
– Corporation Tax
– VAT
– Income tax and capital gains tax
– Spreadsheets and Sage accounting software

Kate Zell-Smith ACA – k.z.s@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Kate qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. She is in the office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and will be happy to assist with:
– Company and Charity Accounts
– Cloud accounting (Xero and Sage One)
– Corporation tax
– Income and Capital Gains Tax
– Spreadsheets

Suzanne Connor FCCA, ACA – s.c@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Suzanne trained with Gilbert Allen and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2000 and a Chartered Accountant in 2011. Suzanne is out of the office on Thursdays but at all other times will be happy to help you with the following areas:
– Accounts
– Corporation Tax
– Income and Capital Gains Tax
– Computer spreadsheets (speciality Excel)
– Operation of accounting software (speciality Sage)

Ruth Ritson – r.r@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Ruth looks after the administration and book-keeping of the Trusts and Charities. She is only in the office on Fridays.

Terry King – t.k@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Terry is a tax specialist with many years’ experience. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Terry works Tuesday and Thursday’s.

Karen Greetham – k.g@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Karen prepares the payroll for various clients and will be happy to help on the various aspects of wages and salaries. Karen also deals with Company Confirmation Statements and will do her best to help with any queries you may have on these. She is in the office on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Ruth Langridge – r.l@gilbert-allen.co.uk
Ruth provides secretarial and administrative support to the Team and is in the office on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

For highly complex or unusual tax issues we have a number of specialists at hand who we can consult: