Penny joined Paul Clegg & Company in the summer of 2013 after completing a Business & Accounting degree at UCLAN university. She carried on her study and qualified as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in September 2016, before obtaining her Responsible Individual (RI) qualification on the audit side in October 2019, being the third RI to be involved in the company.
Penny comes from a background of business owners, with her successful family farming business established over 150 years ago and many of her family working for themselves over the years.
Being born into a farming family helps her understand not only the practical aspects of running a business but the every day challenges that come from not just a business but a way of life.
Penny is able to bring this into her work at Paul Clegg & Company, advising clients in many sectors and giving clients the comfort that comes from someone they can relate to.
Penny gets involved in every aspect of the company, Audit, Taxation, Accounts and FCA regulated activities. She enjoys business planning and forecasting for businesses, for new projects or aiding clients in obtaining finance for new opportunities.
It won’t come as a surprise that Penny has two horses on the family farm and this is how she spends her spare time, She has always been a keen sportsperson in many team games during her school days and her time during and after university. Penny and her husband have completed a couple of challenges for charity and hope to continue this in the future. Away from work her family are very important to her and where she spends a lot of her time.