David Shirley

Consultant

David trained with NR Barton and became a partner in 1983. David has a wealth of expertise gained working in the trade for over 40 years. He specialises in audit and business advisory predominantly in the construction and leisure sectors. In 2019 David retired as a partner and now advises his clients as a consultant to the firm. His philosophy for NR Barton has always been to encourage an inclusive and supportive family atmosphere where staff work together to achieve the best for clients and the firm.

Away from the office, David is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his wife Jackie. David has three grown up children and recently became a very proud grandfather.

Specialist services and sectors

Corporate Finance

From share valuations, to raising finance, to business sales or acquisitions, our experts are here to help.

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Financial Planning and Wealth Management

Through our networks we are able to defer expert financial advice to preserve and grow their wealth responsibly.

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PAYE and VAT

Expert assistance with technical areas of the tax system.

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Tax Investigations

Dedicated and determined experts here to help when you need it most. 

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Construction & Property

The right advice to help you build your business.

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Leisure & Hospitality

Our advice is tailored to give you the tools to grow your margins.

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Transport, Distribution & Logistics

Sector specific advice to help make sure you’re on the right road.

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Changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35)

Changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35)

There are some important changes to employment taxes coming into effect from 6 April 2020. Are you affected? You are affected by the changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) if: You are a contractor who works through an intermediary, e.g. your own limited...

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Local butchers expand with Standish store

Local butchers expand with Standish store

NR Barton client and specialist local butchers, J McRobb are pleased to announced plans for their new store in Standish. The store on Market St in Standish was previously occupied by a car repair business and following refurbishment of the premises, the butchers are...

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Team NRB running to raise funds for local charities

Team NRB running to raise funds for local charities

NR Barton are taking part in the HW Moon Toyota Wigan Half Marathon on Sunday 22 March to raise monies for two great local causes; Joining Jack and Wigan Youth Zone. Wigan Youth Zone is a purpose built, state-of-the-art youth facility in Wigan town centre which opened...

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