Pat manages the Intellect Tax Team –the Team provide FosterTalk members with a free Tax, National Insurance and Benefits helpline whilst also preparing and filing over 3,000 self-assessment tax returns a year for Foster carers.

She worked as an accountancy practitioner in UK practice for 30 years before joining the Intellect team and enjoys applying her expertise to a rapidly developing business

They are passionate about providing Foster carers with prompt advice regarding their finances whilst also ensuring carers are getting the correct benefit entitlements. Many foster carers are terrified by the issues of tax and benefits –we provide a simple solution to their worries

In an age of increasing reliance on digitalisation, her team continues to demonstrate the importance of the personal touch for clients when dealing with tax and associated matters. Pat looks forward to guiding her team to increased growth over the coming years.