Meet The Team

Our dedicated and hard working team members are listed below.

Kayleigh has worked in accountancy practice for over 16 years. Kayleigh became fully qualified with the association of chartered certified accountants in 2010. She had also previously obtained the associated of accounting technician’s qualification.


Kayleigh believes in giving her clients the ultimate service. She is available around the clock and ensures she knows her clients and their businesses inside out so she can guide them, advise them and ultimately save them money. 

Kayleigh is married and has two dogs, Ruby & Tucker. She enjoys a game of poker and holidays in Tenerife.

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Stacey Baker
Office Manager

Stacey joined the firm in May 2013 and is our office manager.


As well as acting as PA for Kayleigh, Stacey deals with the daily running of the business and oversees the work for all of our clients.


Stacey has two children, Alfie & Archie. Stacey likes a good boxset and strong coffee!

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Charlie Walton
Accounts Administrator

Charlie joined the firm in September 2017 and completed her AAT qualification in December 2019. Charlie is now studying her ACA.

Charlie is responsible for our client's payroll, as well as accounts preparation, personal tax and corporation tax returns.

Charlie enjoys the gym, walking her dogs and when not being active you'll find her watching a netflix drama.

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Joanne Bate
Office Administrator

Joanne is an office administrator.

Joanne deals with making sure the office always looks tip top, whilst also aiding with our payroll clients and admin.

Joanne enjoys afternoon tea with her friends and spending time with her Grandsons.

Jess Del-Busso
Payroll & Book-keeping Assistant

Jess is the latest addition to our team at Darcey & Bate.

Jess will be assisting with our book-keeping clients & processing payrolls, among

other administrative duties.

Jess has two children, Ava & Jack. Jess enjoys baking!