Founded in 2014, SFCBB was formed as a joint venture between Bennett Brooks Chartered Accountants and Startup Funding Club to fill a gap in the market.

Bennett Brooks is a medium tier chartered accountancy practice offering all areas of accounting and tax expertise, whilst Startup Funding Club focuses on providing investment services to exciting new businesses.

Together, we have a passionate and enthusiastic team who are always looking to provide help and support to young and thriving companies.

  • “We would love to work with you and give you the highest quality advice possible.”


Rick has over 30 years experience within the accountancy sector specialising in the Corporate Finance sector leading on both small and medium deals across a wide range of industry sectors. He also overseas a large general practice portfolio.


Victoria specialises in the Corporate Finance sector and also has a passion for working with startup companies. She assists companies through investment, both drafting investment documentation and providing support to the entrepreneurs during this often stressful time. Victoria can also help companies to obtain SEIS or EIS Advanced Assurance and provide assistance with the SEIS and EIS compliance required by the company post investment.


Stephen has over 40 years experience as an entrepreneur and has successfully exited numerous businesses. He has a passion for start up companies and spends his time mentoring and advising whilst also being Chairman of Startup Funding Club and SFC Capital Partners – an FCA regulated company managing various Funds aimed at investing into start up companies.


Marguerite has over 30 years experience as an accountant, specialising in cash flow forecasting, monthly accounts and book-keeping. She has a passion for providing support to start up companies with cash flow models to enable entrepreneurs to make executive decisions about their businesses.


Mary has over 25 years experience working within both corporate and personal tax advising on corporate structures, personal tax planning and assisting clients with general tax compliance. She has particular specialisms in Research and Development Tax Credits and EMI Schemes. Mary is Head of Tax and overseas the corporate tax, personal tax and payroll teams.


Jim has experience and expertise in statutory compliance including accounts, VAT returns and company secretarial for small and medium sized companies. He is Head of Department and ensures that all work is completed in a timely manner and in line with the needs of the client.