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About Us

We at Stuart Hoare Chartered Accountants pride ourselves on being your local, friendly, professional accountants. We feel that you, the client, deserve a warm welcome from an approachable, but highly professional team who speak to you in plain English.

Years in Business

Business Ethic

Our business ethic is to treat each of our clients as “our best client”, to give you the service you deserve.

We are committed to providing added value to our clients’ businesses, from the one-man band to the larger limited company, and everything in between. Whatever you require, you can rest assured that you will be given the best advice to suit your individual requirements.


From our offices in Cowplain, Hampshire, we are ideally placed to serve the local and wider communities. Being a small practice, we have the flexibility to tailor our services to your specific business needs with no unwelcome or unnecessary charges.

Free initial consultations for any new prospective clients are standard. We can make a difference to your business and its personal financial aspects.

Meet the Team

Our ethos of providing a friendly, approachable and professional attitude is instilled in all our staff to allow you to receive the service you deserve.

Stuart Hoare

Stuart Hoare


Stuart trained locally with firms in Petersfield and Southampton, where he gained experience, whilst studying for his professional qualifications. He started his own company in 1995 and brings a wealth of accountancy and taxation knowledge, having worked with a diverse spectrum of businesses throughout his long career. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the ICAEW. Stuart belongs to a running club and has completed a number of marathons in recent years.

Elaine Hoare

Elaine Hoare

Office Manager

Elaine joined the firm in 2007 from a professional background in the banking and financial sector. She oversees the internal operations of the business, to include the company finances, alongside her role of staff supervisor. She is also experienced in payroll and bookkeeping.

Jayne Kirkwood

Jayne Kirkwood


Jayne joined the firm in 2004 from a secretarial background. As well as providing secretarial services to Stuart and Belynda, she acts as ‘front of house’, welcoming visitors in a friendly and professional manner, as well as dealing with statutory matters, including company formations.

Sarah Harding

Sarah Harding

Senior Bookkeeper

Sarah joined us in 2013 from the finance sector. As well as running the bookkeeping department, she provides a range of bookkeeping/VAT services to our clients, using a variety of dedicated software applications. For those clients who choose to do their own bookkeeping, Sarah runs tailor-made in-house training sessions and on-going support.

Stacey Chapman

Stacey Chapman

Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant

Stacey has experience of working in practice and is our newest staff member. She is currently studying her AAT with the intention of becoming a qualified Chartered Accountant in the future. Her main duties include bookkeeping and accounts preparation.

Contact Us

Please give us a call to discuss your requirements and arrange your free initial consultation, or complete our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

023 9225 4404

87 London Road, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 8XB
Monday - Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

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Stuart Hoare Chartered Accountants

87 London Road, Cowplain,
Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 8XB

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