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Barry Sims

Barry Sims

FCA Director

Tel.  07815824280

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The voice of experience

Barry is the voice of experience, a qualified Chartered accountant with over 30 years experience working in several accountancy practices including a “big four” multinational organisation.

Barry’s vast experience, also in commercial sectors, allows him to provide the highest quality service to corporate and partnership/sole trade clients and support on all manner of business matters. Whatever the issue facing your business, the chances are Barry will have seen it before!

Barry is married with three daughters, and enjoys travel and quality family time.

Construction / Manufacturing / Leisure and Tourism

Ed Meardon

Ed Meardon

FCA ATII Director

Tel. 07811 215628

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Helping companies for over 25 years

Ed is a both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and has over 25 year’s experience in helping owner managed businesses.  Ed heads up the R T Marke corporate department and is driven by a desire to provide the best possible assistance to businesses in the Devon and wider South West area.  He has an extensive knowledge of tax planning combined with a wealth of commercial experience.

Outside of work, Ed is a former Treasurer of Bideford and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and in his spare time enjoys football, motorsport and walking.

Corporation taxDentistsEstate agentsManufacturingConstruction Vets

Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill

ATII Director

Tel. 07966 077142

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All of your tax problems solved

Kevin is a Chartered Tax advisor with over 35 years experience in personal tax advice and planning.  From inheritance tax through capital gains tax to income tax and VAT, Kevin can assist with reducing your tax liability to the legal minimum.  If you are concerned you are paying too much tax, or you have never undertaken a review of your future tax liabilities, Kevin is the person to speak to! In his spare time, Kevin is a keen runner, cyclist and triathlete and can be seen competing in a number of local events.

ConstructionCorporation tax planningEstate agentsFarmingPersonal tax planning

Neil Marke

Neil Marke

ACA CTA TEP Business Development Director

Tel. 01237 472332

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Do you want to transform your business?

Neil has been with the firm almost since its inception, and has first hand experience of what it takes to build up a highly successful business from scratch.  He now uses this breadth of knowledge to provide the highest quality business development and profit improvement advice to our most ambitious clients.

Neil provides R T Marke & Co Ltd’s top level “Boardview” business advisory service which delivers transformatory results through a combination of close working and strategic advisory input.

Neil has over 30 years of advising family businesses in Estate and Succession Planning to minimise tax and secure the business continuity and value.

If you have the desire to really turbocharge the performance of your business, give Neil a call today.

Neil is a former Chairman of the Exeter and District Society of Chartered Accountants and outside of work is a keen runner, having competed in a number of marathons.

Estate agentsImprove & grow your businessLeisure and tourismManufacturingVets

Some of our specialist sectors


The construction industry needs careful planning and advice to maintain efficiency.

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There are a number of areas in which dentists require specialist advice.

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Estate Agents

The Estate Agent sector needs experienced  advisers to help them steer a steady course.

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We provide advice to farms and agricultural businesses of all sizes.

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Leisure & Tourism

We provide best advice to potential purchasers on business ventures they are considering.

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With years of experience in the manufacturing sector we can help you steer a steady course.

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We have a wealth of experience in dealing with issues unique to the veterinary profession.

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