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Providing financial clarity and direction

Lesley KayBSc (Hons) MPA CPFA

Lesley Kay – BSc (Hons) MPA CPFA

Founder and Director

I really enjoy helping others to understand finance, to the extent where they happily engage with it. I have established Parallax Consultancy Ltd to promote such understanding, whether that is from a business perspective helping company or charity CEOs and directors with their corporate responsibilities.

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Chris Kay

Chris Kay


I work as an associate to Parallax, providing many of the back office service functions. Often it feels like I am the ‘Mr Fix it’ of the office – but I know my role is essential and valued. My experience stems from running businesses.

Undoubtedly, my trumpet playing is also invaluable in maintaining a positive morale in the office.




We currently have a vacancy for an apprentice who wishes to study accountancy, if you feel you may want to work for us – please use the contact page to get in touch.

Other roles and opportunities

We sometimes work with trusted associates or partner organisations to complement our existing skills base, where one of our clients may need help in an area we are not qualified to perform. If you would like to work with or for us, please use the contact page to get in touch.

Office Pets

We have three four-legged friends who share our office. Bella and Cleo are mum and daughter golden retrievers, and MiuMiu is our beautiful tabby cat. Our dogs feature on YouTube, singing along to the Trumpeters Lullaby and Miu Miu likes to chase the paper in the printer when it is printing double sided.

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How accountancy expertise can help your business fight back after Covid-19

However your finances have fared during the pandemic, we have a wealth of expertise to share to help you prosper. We can advise on funding from regional, national and European sources that’s earmarked for business growth and development. That means we can also help you understand how particular funding can be relevant to your own

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The pros and cons of manual and computerised record keeping

Since April 2019, VAT-registered businesses and self-employed people with a turnover of more than the £85,000 VAT threshold have had to use accounting software though the Making Tax Digital gateway to file their VAT returns. From April 2022, HMRC wants all VAT-registered businesses to adhere to Making Tax Digital. Self-employed people and landlords with a

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Does a new business need an accountant?

It can be very tempting to answer this question with a ‘no.’ If you’re an ambitious new business owner determined to be successful and keep a firm hold of your profits, then spending your hard-won cash on an accountant from the start may not seem the best idea. Maybe you have friends or family who

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