Stephanie Hardwick, FCA

Partner

Stephanie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Originally trained with Deloitte & Touche, Stephanie went on to specialise as an accountant within the music industry.

Stephanie has acted for well known bands, artists, their management and companies in the music, creative and media industries for over 21 years. Her industry knowledge has led her to have lectured and written articles about the industry

  • What would your super power be?
    Telepathy
  • My guilty pleasure
    Drinking wine in bed watching TV
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island:
    Endless cava, a glass and endless ice
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be:
    Nurse
  • If I wasn't doing this, I'd be
    Lawyer
  • 3 famous people you'd invite to a dinner party
    James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    Meryl Streep

Lisa Morris, FCA

Partner

Lisa is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Trained at one of the top 50 accounting firms and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2001, her excellence is demonstrated from her fast tracked career to founder and partner of Hardwick & Morris in 2003.

Lisa specialises in owner-managed businesses and entrepreneurs. Her portfolio includes a wide variety of clients from different industries including, management and computer consultancy, retail, event and promotion companies, marketing, website design, media and entertainment and online businesses. As well as how best to start up and grow your business, Lisa also advises on business structure, personal tax, payroll matters and profit extraction methods.

  • What would your super power be?
    Ability to read minds
  • My guilty pleasure
    Reality TV
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island are
    Booze, ice and a cup
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be
    An Accountant!
  • If I wasn't doing this, I'd be
    The wife of a wealthy man
  • 3 famous people you'd invite to a dinner party
    Usain Bolt, Samuel L Jackson, Rihanna
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    Whoopi Goldberg

Caroline Harding, FCCA

Partner

Caroline is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, training locally in Kent and moving to one of the top 50 accounting firms to qualify in 2006. Having joined Hardwick and Morris in 2009 as a manager, Caroline became a partner in 2014.

Caroline works with a multiplicity of clients across a range of industries including, music, management consultancy, retail and online business. Caroline advises on business structure, personal tax both UK and International and profit extraction methods. Caroline also undertakes the audits of the firm and has experience of charities and solicitors.

  • What would your super power be?
    Invisibility
  • My guilty pleasure
    Chocolate
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island
    Endless ice lollies, wind up digital radio, sleeping bag
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be
    a Teacher
  • 3 famous people you'd invite to a dinner party
    Lee Francis, David Beckham, Ray Winstone
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    Jennifer Anniston

Kevin Offer, FCA CTA

Partner

Kevin is a tax specialist with particular interest in the taxation of high net-worth individuals, sportsmen and entertainers.

Kevin is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Fellow of the ICAEW.  He is also a member of the International Tax Planning Association, the International Taxation of Entertainers Group and a freeman of the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers.

Ryan Polson, FCCA

Manager

Ryan is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  Originally began his career in Scotland before moving to London in 2007 to work for a music and entertainment based accountancy practice.

Ryan has specialised primarily in the provision of accounting services to the music industry since 2007 but has also worked with film and television, sports management and motorsport.

  • What would your super power be
    Teleporting
  • My guilty pleasure
    Rum
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island
    Rum, music and sunnies
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be
    A DJ
  • If I wasn't doing this, I'd be
    An engineer
  • 3 famous people you'd invite to a dinner party
    Bill Hicks, Frankie Knuckles and Keith Richards
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    James McVoy

Cornelis Van Den Dool

Manager

Cornelis is a Business Management Consultant, he began his career working for a legendary musician and has worked in the music entertainment industry for over fifteen years.

Cornelis progressed in his various financial roles and worked at two successful music management companies. Cornelis specialises in the provision of music industry finance for both musicians and music companies.

  • What would your super power be
    Persuasion
  • My guilty pleasure
    Watching indie movies
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island
    Coconut cleaver, Hammock and Fishing net
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be
    A Pilot
  • If I wasn’t doing this, I’d be
    Automotive Mechanic
  • 3 famous people you’d invite to a dinner party
    Goldie Hawn, Bob Dylan and Jack Black
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    Mark Sinclair

Ben Harris, ACCA

Manager

Ben is a fully qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  He started his career with Hardwick & Morris LLP as a trainee in October 2010 and has remained with the firm ever since, now within his role as a manager.

Ben has specialised primarily in the provision of accounting services to the music industry since joining as a trainee and has adopted the US business management approach to his work philosophy.

  • What would your super power be
    Ability to Fly
  • My guilty pleasure
    A Bottle of Red Wine
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island
    A Football, A Lilo & An Axe
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be
    A Professional Footballer
  • If I wasn't doing this, I'd be
    A Chef or Crime Scene Investigator
  • 3 famous people you'd invite to a dinner party
    Stephen Fry, David Attenborough & Barrack Obama
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    Frank Spencer

Luke Henning, ACCA

Manager

Luke is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  He started his career with Hardwick & Morris LLP as a trainee in August 2010 progressing to his role as a manager.

Luke has worked with clients across a wide variety of industries, including music, management consultancy, architecture, public relations and property investment.

  • What would your super power be
    Flight
  • My guilty pleasure
    Espresso Martini
  • The 3 things I would take on a desert island
    Music, hammock & alcohol
  • When I was growing up, I wanted to be
    An artist
  • If I wasn't doing this, I'd be
    A graphic designer
  • 3 famous people you'd invite to a dinner party
    Sir Alex Ferguson, Dave Grohl & Tom Hanks
  • The actor who would play me in a film about my life
    Jason Statham