Meet the team

Bob Thompson, Director


With a wealth of experience in advising owner managed businesses, Bob is passionate about helping his clients to achieve more, advising them how to reduce tax liabilities, structure their business better and contribute to their overall financial success.

A father of four and keen swimmer Bob is a qualified swimming referee and recently swam the 5.25 mile length of Coniston.

Janice Hurst, Director


Janice provides clients with a high level of support for their business, working with them to achieve greater results. As well as managing relationships with clients, she heads up the compliance element of Advance, ensuring all statutory work is completed efficiently and effectively,

With a love for the outdoors, Janice and can often be found running, skiing or climbing her way around different countries – Mount Kilimanjaro being her biggest achievement to date.

Jenny Maule, Audit and Accounts Manager


Heading up the audit and accounts departments, Jenny helps co-ordinate all departments across Advance, ensuring her clients get exactly what they need.

Priding herself on her organisational skills, Jenny is fitness fanatic, and collector of the iconic fashion bible Vogue.

Victoria Copley, Practice Administrator


Victoria is often described as the backbone of Advance team, providing support to teams across the business, and clients alike.

Mum to Sophie, Victoria is a big Everton fan and a keen tennis player – another sporty member of the Advance Team.