Sarah Ashton

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Sarah graduated with a degree in Accounting & Finance and qualified as an accountant with an independent firm of Chartered Accountants in Manchester. She returned to Yorkshire to join Azets, formerly Garbutt + Elliott, as Audit Senior, eventually rising to Audit Partner. After nearly 20 years in audit, Sarah now focuses her time on the development and growth of the Payroll Services offering. Sarah has grown the payroll business in Yorkshire from a small team of 4 into a busy independent department of 18 specialist staff running payrolls for over 500 business, ranging in size from 1 to 800 employees. Sarah’s clients are from all business sectors including manufacturing, hospitality, professional services and not for profit.

Sarah’s secret passion is Formula One and her dream is to go to Monaco to watch the Grand Prix.