Why are we different to
other Accountants?

We would say that we're brilliant and different wouldn't we?
Well don't just take our word for it, take a look at the videos below to see what our clients say

Our Approach

We are your ideal business adviser for growth and support. Our team specialise in a range of business services and will work with you to achieve your goals. Our commitment to business growth throughout the entire lifecycle of your business really sets us apart.

Award Winning Service

We work hard to support our clients and our efforts have been recognised with quite a few awards. In 2014 we were shortlisted for Medium Practice of the Year award...

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Heritage you can trust

Charles Halliday established Deloitte Halliday in November 1843 with his partner William Welch Deloitte. This partnership lasted until 1887, when Halliday Pearson formed with Arthur Pearson...

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Our fixed price guarantee

We will deliver a high quality service or your money back. Our standardised pricing system is based around providing you with a fixed and fair cost that is agreed in advance...

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What Our Clients Think

Here at Hallidays we support our clients and help them to grow, but they are the best judges of how well we do this. While these stats are quite good, we are always working hard to improve...


Client Happiness Score


Overall Speed Of Response


Completion Of Work To Deadline


Quality Of Service



Client feedback from May 2018 to April 2019

Meet the Team



Nigel has overseen Hallidays development to become the business partner that supports our clients to grow and achieve their ambitions. Nigel became a partner in 1992 and MD in 2007. In 2019, he became Chairman of Hallidays and COO of the Xeinadin Group (XGL), which includes Hallidays. He’s a fair-weather sailor and keen cyclist.




Paul became MD in 2019. He heads up our Corporate Finance team and has over 15 years’ experience of mergers and acquisitions, MBOs, business planning and exit planning. He works closely with SMEs to maximise the value of their business and move forward with confidence. Paul spends weekends cycling and competing in triathlons.




Anna has expertise working with SMEs, academies and charities, she takes a strategic approach to understanding her clients needs. With her close attention to detail and robust risk assessment skills, she provides clients with peace of mind whilst supporting them to develop and grow. She has a passion for skiing and cycling.




Valerie proactively supports a wide range of SMEs and heads up Hallidays Wealth Management. A Member of ICAEW Solicitors Special Interest Group, she has vast experience of supporting solicitors to grow their practices. She became a Director in 2002. Outside work, Valerie enjoys DIY projects and spending time with her family.



Tax expert, Philip is a member of the Institute of Taxation and qualified TEP with over 25 years’ experience. With his holistic approach, he will support you to structure your business to put you in the best possible position to achieve your personal and financial goals. Philip also heads up our Probate Service. Outside work he enjoys playing bridge.




Phil guides clients to achieve their business and personal goals. He focuses on business growth, tax saving, wealth planning and business advisory. Phil’s a straight talker and enjoys open and honest discussions. He advises organisations as a virtual board member. Phil trained with Hallidays, becoming a Director in 2008. Outside work he enjoys golf and spending time with his family.




Lyndsey developed our IT department significantly over the past 20 years. She supports clients to become CyberWise and protect their business from the latest cyber threats. She has developed a range of software for clients, including risk analysis tools and workflow management. Outside work Lyndsey creates 3D digital art.



Nichola is passionate about client care and supporting organisations to focus and take action and grow. She has a wealth of experience of working with SMEs and Credit Unions. Following her secondment to industry she sees things from clients’ perspectives. She became a Director in 2015.Outside work Nichola enjoys cycling and running.


To speak with any of our directors please give us a call on 0161 476 8276

Our Chosen Charity for 2019-21

The team at Hallidays were asked to put forward their suggestions for local charities and chose Francis House Children’s Hospice to support from May 2019.

Francis House Children’s Hospice provides a home from home where families receive professional care, support and friendship. They support approximately 2,000 people at any one time with respite care, homecare, sibling support, end of life care and emotional and bereavement support.

If you’d like to find out more about how our team works hard to support our chosen charity, please click here.

You can donate here

Money raised so far!

20% Complete

Goal: £5,000