Working together to help you prosper and grow.

Having been established for over 75 years we help a diverse range of businesses and individuals in the South West and beyond. We offer accountancy and taxation solutions and business advisory services, our friendly, experienced owner-managed team are here to support you whatever your needs and goals.

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Greg Cook - Director

Born locally in Stratton and having grown up in Bude and Stratton, Greg joined Metherell Gard after completing his A levels. Greg went on to train with the firm gaining experience on the varied clients that the firm has and qualified as a chartered certified accountant in 2010. Greg became a director of the firm in 2011. Greg’s experience has been across a diverse range of clients locally and further afield - helping individuals and businesses with their accounting, tax and business management requirements.

Get in touch - gregc@mgard.co.uk

Nigel Cox – Director

Born in Wales in the 1960’s Nigel gained an economics honours degree from the London School of Economics, going on to train in the City of London and qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1986. Nigel moved from London to KPMG Birmingham expanding his experience in audit and limited company financial reporting. Nigel and his wife moved to Bude in 1988 just after the birth of their eldest son. Since then, they have enjoyed a great life in Cornwall, having their second son in 1992. Nigel specialises in audit, the charity sector, limited company planning, tax enquiries, inheritance tax and general tax advice.

Get in touch - nigel@mgard.co.uk

Pearl Mead – Director

After training in Taunton with the agricultural partner, Pearl moved to Bideford where she gained further training and experience particularly with the thriving cabinet making industry in the area. She then moved to Bude to join Metherell Gard. Her experience has been with family run businesses both in agricultural and otherwise and helps the owners of the businesses with their business and family goals.

Get in touch - pearl@mgard.co.uk

Tom Vigg – Director

Having grown up in Bude Tom moved away and, after a few years in the catering industry as a chef, trained at an accountancy practice just outside of Oxford. There he gained experience in working with start up technology companies, owner managed businesses and also the firm’s larger audit clients. Tom returned to Bude in 2018 to join Metherell Gard before becoming a director in 2021. Tom’s experience and background means he now deals with individuals and businesses from a range of sectors, including advising on property related transactions, R&D tax credits and audit related services. Along with accounting and tax advice Tom works with business owners to help achieve the most from their businesses, helping structure their operations from a financial and management perspective.

Get in touch - tomv@mgard.co.uk