Stuart Crook



Stuart Crook divides his time between the Thame, Oxford and London offices. He holds his Professional ACA Qualification and a degree in Maths and Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. Stuart has been with Wellers since 1999.

Stuart has a natural understanding of the issues and opportunities that face Oxfordshire based businesses. He is keen to develop the Wellers Oxfordshire client base by providing valuable input on the strategic side of running a business as well as financial processes. This often means working closely with both the MD and FD of a business, analysing future opportunities and areas for growth.

Stuart specialises in SME owner managed businesses and works on strategic growth, tax planning and valuations. His sector knowledge spans Information Technology, Innovation, Professional service, Construction and Hospitality.



Business investments are at an all-time low: could Venture capitalists be the...

Tom Biggs, Associate at Wellers, discusses why business investments are at a record low and how owner-managers can raise finance through Venture Capitalist.  Investing is a game of risk. It doesn’t matter the state of the market, there is always an element of uncertainty. Nothing is ever a sure thing. So, the question becomes, how big of a risk is the investment and is the bank willing to […]

Meeting Tom Biggs of Wellers

Tom Biggs, newly appointed as an Assoiciate at Wellers spoke with Edward Michael of B4 about his new roles, how Tom and his team impact their clients journeys, and what he is excited about moving forward with Wellers.

The 9 Building Blocks For Recovery

We’re definitely not out of the woods yet but we’re certainly in a position to start ‘cautiously’ planning for the future. Representatives from B4’s Professional Services Hub got together to discuss what advice they’re giving their clients to build the foundations for recovery and what they’re doing in their own businesses to get in shape to hit the ground running.

Overcoming Our Biggest Challenges

It’s been almost a year of turbulence, a year like no other, certainly a year none of us will ever forget. But, as days turned into weeks and the weeks turned into months, the realities of a new business world came into view. When would we see our colleagues again? Would we ever be together under the same roof? Can our business survive this? When B4 members from the Professional Services Hub got together recently, the stand out concern for them was the wellbeing of their colleagues.

Sale Time

Wellers has helped countless entrepreneurs build and sell their businesses from its offices in Oxford, Banbury, Thame and London. Here, they share some top advice on how to ensure the best price when it comes to sale time.

Wellers Appoints Three New Partners

Leading Oxfordshire accountancy firm, has welcomed three new partners, Chris Thompson, Ross Andrews and Joe Lennon, as it continues to strengthen its leadership team and drive the business forward.

The Leadership legacy at Wellers

At the start of 2019, my colleague Christina Nawrocki took over from Kathleen Parker as Wellers’ new Managing Partner. She has become just the second woman to occupy the role in our firm’s 75 year history. This represents a further, progressive development in our culture and values.

How to claim statutory maternity pay as an employer

The requirement in recent years for employers to comply with Real Time Information (RTI) reporting and Pension Auto Enrolment, mean the cost of employing people has risen significantly. Given such financial commitments and the complexities of running a payroll, time off for maternity can be another headache for employers to deal with.

What are management accounts? What you need from them

Management accounts are a summary of accounting data, containing the financial information business owners and key management need to make fully informed decisions on the day-to-day running of their organisation. Examples of what you might expect to report on include monitoring sales, stock, margins and cash.

Your free guide to the Autumn Budget 2017

Download this guide for a summary of the Chancellor’s announcements from the latest Autumn Budget 2017 statement. This covers the key tax policies and developments that are likely to impact on your business and personal finances.