Darryl Ashing FCA- qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the City office of Moores Rowland. He is now the Managing partner in Ashings, Chartered Accountants where he has responsibility for business development, audits, payrolls and company secretarial matters as well as raising money for clients and tax efficient structures such as EMI options as well as SEIS and EIS. He has been a director of Workcircle Limited since formation and oversees the accounts function for several other clients where he is responsible for all financial matters but in particular ensuring everyone is paid each month and that the investors are happy. Darryl also has a degree in Maths and computing science which at least means he knows when to nod when the techies start talking about software. In the past he has been a director of New Media Factory (one of the first web design agencies), Planetrecruit (online jobboard sold in 2003) and various other high Tech start-ups. Darryl has good connections amongst angel investors, smaller institutional investors, finance houses and banks. He believes that his unusual experience allows him to bring commercial as well as compliance skills to bear.”
Nafisa Kachwalla FCA:- Experienced Practicing Chartered Accountant with Commercial Experience. Qualified with BDO, Stoy Hayward. In General Practice as a Partner/Director since 1992 and over this period has provided a fully managed service to a range of small to medium sized Businesses and Individuals. Specialising in Full Management Services to Business Start-ups. Services have included Business Planning, Non-Executive & Acting Directorships, Management Accounting, Financial Statements, Audit, Direct and Indirect Taxation, Due Diligence, Company Secretarial, Payroll, Systems set-up and other ad-hoc consultancy in relation to Business Sales, Purchases and Valuation. Types of businesses have included Distribution, Retail, Technology, Education, Health & Beauty Salons, Property Developers, Estate Agents, Recruitment Agents, Charities, Design, Photography and other similar businesses.