About us

Colin Meager & Co Limited are a specialised Practice, based in the Jewellery Quarter and at the heart of Birmingham and the West Midlands whose principal has been providing commercial and strategic support to business leaders for over twenty five years. As a Practice we try and live to our key philosophy that is “ Client relationships are the key to our success”. We believe that our clients will tell you that they value and appreciate the close relationship that we develop with them and how we work together to develop solutions to their problems. Your key contacts are :

Colin Meager

Colin Meager, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, is an experienced Chartered Accountant. He originally trained and qualified with Arthur Young, (now Ernst & Young)  working both in the United Kingdom and overseas. Colin's interest and focus is very much in working with owner managed businesses.  Colin is able to offer a wide variety of experience in accounting and support to owners of small and medium sized businesses.

Colin is also closely involved in the management of Integra International, an international association of independent accounting practices. Colin was also, for ten years, the Financial Director of the Birmingham Press Club.

Colin interest’s range from sailing and cycling through to a love of football, in particular Nottingham Forest! colin@colinmeager.co.uk

Nicki Bache

Nicki is our Tax Manager and oversees all aspects of both personal and company tax affairs.

Nicki has worked with Colin for over 25 years after leaving one of the "Big 4" firms of Chartered Accountants. Nicki enjoys corporate tax planning in addition to the preparation of your personal and corporate tax returns. She is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor.

In her spare time Nicki swims, canoes and enjoys hill walking. nicki@colinmeager.co.uk

Claire Bowen

Claire, who has been qualified for several years and manages our accounts team and like Beverley,Nicki and Patsy she has worked with us all for over 10 years. Claire enjoys working with sme’s preparing their year end financial statements and interim management accounts. Claire has a in-depth knowledge of Sage and is always happy to help you with any Sage queries that arise in the day to day processing of your accounts.

Outside of work, Claire loves gardening, Pilates, walking and cooking and Claire keeps the office ( and some clients ) well supplied with her home baking ! claire@colinmeager.co.uk

Beverley Jones

Beverley, has also worked with Colin and the team for over fifteen years and  is our valued Practice Manager.

In addition Bev is also a very experienced payroll administrator and she deals with both the very complex and the more straightforward payrolls for a wide variety of our Clients on both a weekly and monthly basis.

Bev will be very happy to answer any queries that you may have on any aspects of payroll administration regardless of whether or not we process your payroll.

Beverley's a great lover of the outdoors and enjoys spending time either on the boat or simply walking Lucy her dog. beverley@colinmeager.co.uk

Lin Wei Wu

Lin Wei is a part-qualified accountant, currently studying ACCA. She graduated with both a BA (Hons) and MSc in Business Administration. Lin is also fluent in Mandarin &  Cantonese.

She has several years of experience working in an accountancy practice and joined us in 2008. Lin's main role is the preparation of both annual and management accounts and VAT returns for owner managed businesses across a wide spectrum of industries.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and also keeping fit. lin@colinmeager.co.uk