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Our Accountancy Specialisms

With over five decades’ experience serving a diverse range of clients in the South West, we possess an unbeatable depth of knowledge across a wide range of industry sectors.

Our specialist partners and teams can provide expert advice on everything from farming and agriculture, to military tax allowances. We’re here to help you make the most of your planning opportunities so that you can grow with confidence.

Joe Bearder


Having joined Simpkins Edwards in 2009, in the firm’s Barnstaple office, Joe relocated to the Exeter office in 2010 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2016. As well as supporting a wide variety of corporate clients and owner managed businesses with all aspects of financial reporting, business strategy and technical tax matters, he advises on corporate finance transactions including business sales and acquisitions.

And another thing…

Before his career in Accountancy, Joe studied Science and graduated with a Master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Bristol.