Catherine Steadman BSc FCA
Catherine is our Chartered Accountant – with 30 experience in practice, helping contractors and small business owners. She graduated with joint honours in Logic and Mathematics from Sussex university and after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, set up in practice with her husband Phil in 1993. They sold their business Limelight Accountancy Ltd in 2016 which had grown to 2 offices and 10 inhouse staff as well as outside subcontractors, to set up this lifestyle practice.
Phil Steadman BSc
Phil is our Management Director and Entrepreneur. Following his degree in Physics in Bangor he joined a team developing missiles and created database systems for Harrier and Eurofighter. He is a successful project manager and has run businesses including property development, holiday letting and Log Cabins as well as Limelight Accountancy and his current project Ocean Mist Campers hiring out VW California camper vans.
Catherine and Phil set up Limelight Accountancy Ltd in 1993 and grew the business to 2 offices which employed 10 staff as well as external sub-contractors.
They sold Limelight Accountancy Ltd in 2016 and set up Firestone Accountants with a renewed focus on helping smaller businesses manage their accounts using online technology.