Nichola Hawden ACA CTA Associate Partner
Nichola began her career at Harris+Co after graduating from Lancaster University in 2005; she qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 and a Chartered Tax Adviser in 2009. Nichola is a general practitioner with a specialism in tax and has a wide range of experience working with both personal and corporate tax clients helping them to reduce their tax burden and also navigate the complex requirements of HMRC. Nichola enjoys a challenge and can often be found with her head in a book trying to solve a tax problem or defend a client against an enquiry.
Nichola also manages the practice’s Healthcare Services, providing advice to a portfolio of GP and other medical professionals on their accounts, tax and pensions. In addition Nichola has designed and is delivering the practice’s Auto Enrolment services helping clients to navigate the complex regulations enabling them to concentrate on running their business.
Nichola is also passionate about supporting women in business and together with White Apple Thinking Limited has successfully launched Connect +, a series of informal networking events to enable business and professional women in Barnsley and the surrounding areas to come together to develop relationships in a supportive environment.
Outside of work Nichola enjoys spending time with her husband, young son and family of four dogs. She enjoys long walks in the countryside and discovering the wonderful sights and sounds her beloved Barnsley and Yorkshire have to offer. She also enjoys training her dogs and is currently training her border collie Twix to help with household chores including fetching keys, shopping, and answering the telephone!