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Meet The Team

At Broadbents, we are a dedicated team which strives to provide success to our clients in regards to all their accountancy needs. Our team is very close-knit and ensures that a unified support is provided to you whenever you need it. With expertise covering all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services, we are well placed to take a holistic view to planning for the future as well as dealing with specific matters.

Adrian Broadbent FFA FIPA ATT(Fellow)

Senior Partner

Adrian started his Accountancy career back in 1975 in Essex and started the current business in 1988.

He primarily looks after the personal tax and sole trader clients.

His hobbies include travelling, music, cooking and Liverpool FC!

DD: 01422 410 105

Simon Brook MAAT FFA FTA

Managing Partner

Simon started his accountancy experience in Halifax at the age of 17. Over the last 30 years he has gained knowledge in all areas of accountancy.

He enjoys a challenge and has taken on board new technology which is needed to take the business forward in the digital age.

He enjoys going to the gym having recently joined a local fitness hub. Also enjoys the outdoors as he was brought up on the family run farm.

DD: 01422 410 101

Mobile: 07787 803267

Paula Steele

Office Manager and Senior Accountant

Paula started working for Broadbents over 20 years ago starting off in Administration, since then she has grown and worked her way up to now being the Senior Accountant and Office Manager. 

DD: 01422 410 094

Helen Brook

Semi Senior Accountant

Helen started her career off in Administration for a local textile firm before moving into credit control for a well known local drinks firm. She joined Broadbents in 2006 and had a natural progression into Accountancy where she specialises in Sole Traders and Sub-Contractors, becoming an excellent asset to Broadbents.

During her spare time, she spends a lot of time with her 2 children, alongside this she also loves spending time socialising with her friends.

DD: 01422 410 096

Haley Pullen

Semi-Senior Accountant

Haley has started as a semi-senior accountant working towards the progression to a senior accountant. She has already achieved a level 3 AAT and is working towards becoming fully qualified.

Outside of work Haley enjoys netball, staying active and socialising.

Kelley Randall CIPP


Kelley has been with Broadbents for over 11 years, she started in 2010 as Receptionist and has progressed to be a CIPP qualified Payroll clerk.

She also covers administration duties and aspects of money laundering.


  • Payroll advice
  • Payroll procedures

Tel: 01422 347 880

DD: 01422 410 095

Karen Haggerty

Bookkeeper Manager

Karen joined Broadbents in March 2019 following a long career in sales and customer service.

She has 6 years’ experience in Bookkeeping and VAT and specialises in offering these services to our clients. 

She enjoys spending time socialising with friends and her dog Charlie.

DD: 01422 410 097

Sam Sharp AAT Level 3

Semi-Senior Accountant

Sam joined Broadbents as a Trainee Accountant in July 2019 following completion of AAT level 2 in a previous finance based admin role. He is looking to extend his knowledge and qualifications and is currently studying towards his AAT level 4 exams.

Currently Sam assists with the preparation of year end accounts for Sole Traders and Limited Companies.

Outside of work Sam enjoys playing rugby and going to the gym

DD: 01422 410 098

Debra Mills


Debra has been with Broadbents since 2013 in the role of Receptionist/Administrator, she has worked for 20+ years in the role of Receptionist in the Halifax area and enjoys meeting and greeting clients on a daily basis.


  • Good telephone/communication skills
  • Customer Service

Tel: 01422 347 880
Fax: 01422 252 059

DD: 01422 410106

Elise Holroyd


Elise has recently joined Broadbents in the beginning of 2021 working in Administration and various other parts of the business such as money laundering and taking over the social media and marketing aspect of Broadbents.

DD: 01422410093

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