The Team

Adrian Grainger FCA, BSc (Hons), ARCS (Director)

Adrian

Adrian trained with BDO Binder Hamlyn (now part of Deloitte) in Birmingham after joining as a graduate trainee in 1988. He joined Griffiths & Pegg in 1992 and became a partner in 1995.

He concentrates substantially on corporate accounting, auditing and taxation. He also has varied experience in personal taxation, enquiries, financial forecasts and looks after the majority of new business and the marketing of the practice.

He is married with two children and two step-children, and lists his main leisure pursuits as football (West Ham United FC), cricket (Warwickshire CCC), music (Marillion), the Internet and foreign travel.

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Rachel Clarke FCCA (Director)

Rachel Clarke

Rachel joined Griffiths & Pegg in 1985 after attending King Edward VI College in Stourbridge. After initially qualifying as an AAT, she continued her training with the firm and became ACCA qualified in 1998 and a Partner in 2012.

Her main role with the firm is accounting and taxation for small and medium sized companies. She also looks after the overall administration of the office.

She has two daughters and hobbies include ballroom and Latin dance, reading and walking with her beautiful Siberian Husky.

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Brian Arch FCA (Senior Consultant)

Brian Arch

Brian joined the firm in 1964 straight from King Edward VI Grammar School, Stourbridge. After qualification and varied experience in all aspects of accounting and taxation, he became a partner in 1972 and a Senior Consultant to the Business in 2013.

Brian specialises in personal taxation, enquiries and general accountancy for large and small businesses.

He is married with three children and two grandchildren and lists his main leisure pursuits as football (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), steam railway preservation and Black Country history.

Andrew Thomas BA(Hons), FCCA (Associate)

Andrew Thomas

Andrew joined Griffiths & Pegg in 1983 after completing a degree in Accountancy at Preston Polytechnic. He trained with the firm and became ACCA qualified in 1993.

His main role with the firm is accounting, taxation and audit for small and medium sized companies.

He is married with two children and his main hobby is bird watching. He is currently a trustee of The West Midland Bird Club.

Dawn Harris FCCA (Associate)

Dawn Harris

Dawn joined Griffiths & Pegg in 1985 after her A Level studies. She trained with the firm and became ACCA qualified in 1992.

Her main roles with the firm are auditing, accounting and taxation for small and medium sized companies.

She also does a substantial amount of personal taxation work.

Rachel Fellows FCCA (Associate)

Rachel Fellows

Rachel joined Griffiths & Pegg in February 2012. Rachel became ACCA qualified in 2001 and did the majority of her training with a local practice. She also spent 19 months with a Taxation Practice specialising in the Sports, Film & Entertainment sector overseeing the accounts, corporation tax, book keeping, company secretarial and VAT department.

Rachel’s main role within the firm is accounting, auditing and corporate taxation for small and medium sized owner managed businesses.

Hobbies include walking her two beloved Welsh Terriers, exercise, reading and watching Formula 1 motor racing.