Melplash ShowScott Vevers are a leading firm of Chartered Accountants in West Dorset established in 1921 with its main office in Bridport and managers located throughout the county including Weymouth and Dorchester.

We seek to provide a quality service in a friendly, professional and cost effective manner, backed up by specialist advice where appropriate on the basis that every assignment is important regardless of individual size or complexity.


Managing Director

Marcus Cridland B.A.(Hons) F.C.A.
Marcus Cridland B.A.(Hons) F.C.A.
Marcus gained a University Degree in Accounting in 1994. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 before joining Scott Vevers in 1999 as a manager. He was awarded a fellowship by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 2008 which acknowledges his higher level of professional experience. On 1st December 2008, Marcus took over Scott Vevers as Managing Director.

Marcus acts for and advises companies, individuals, sole traders, partnerships and charities. He is in charge of all of the firms company and charity audits. Marcus lives in Weymouth and is happy to visit clients at their premises wherever they are located.


Colin House F.M.A.A.T., M.A.T.T.
Colin House F.M.A.A.T., M.A.T.T.
Colin is Dorset born and bred. He attended Hardye’s School in Dorchester before joining the firm in 1975.

Colin is experienced in accounting and taxation matters and still has some clients from the time he first started at the firm.


Stephen Potter F.C.C.A C.T.A.<br />
Stephen Potter F.C.C.A C.T.A.
Stephen is a family man from Bridport. He has been working in practice since 1988 and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1996 and then as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 1999. Stephen manages a large number of personal tax clients whilst also acting for many business clients from sole traders to limited companies. Stephen enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is also a keen runner.


Colin Willcox M.A.A.T.
Colin Willcox M.A.A.T.
Colin has been working with the firm since leaving school in 1974 and is now a very experienced member of staff.

Colin deals with a wide range of business accounts and taxation affairs. In a rural area, Colin deals with many farming clients. Colin is a keen golfer and cricketer.


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Felicity Luke A.C.C.A. F.M.A.A.T.
Felicity lives in Weymouth and has worked for Scott Vevers since September 2007. She is a Chartered Certified Accountant. Felicity manages all aspects of Accountancy, Tax, VAT and Payroll for Companies, Charities, Partnerships and Individuals. She also oversees our Audits and software and is experienced in many types of software including Xero, Sage and Quickbooks. She enjoys Zumba and Kayaking.

Accounts Assistant

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Mandy Bell
Mandy has been working at the firm for over 30 years. She is experienced in helping clients with accounts, payroll, bookkeeping and VAT. She helps run and is part of a local band, the Wessex Military Band.

Accounts Assistant






Beverley Daly
Originally from London, Beverley worked in HR during the early part of her career.  After moving to Portsmouth in 2002, she decided on a change of direction, took a bookkeeping course and has been working in a variety of accounts roles ever since.  She has extensive experience of Sage, Xero and QuickBooks.  She recently relocated to the South West, and is now looking forward to settling down here.  She enjoys music, especially live bands, and walking the coast path.


Office Manager

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Carol Stickler
Originally from Bristol, Carol moved with her family to Lyme Regis in 2014 and began working at a local Solicitors office.  Working as a Civil Servant in Bristol she was the Office Manager for the Central Office of Information (COI News & PR) and latterly as Secretariat to the Programme Board for Procurement at the MOD.  Carol is involved in her local community as a volunteer. She is a keen vegetable gardener and hobby crafter, and is a recent holder of the Hooper Cup for Crafts at the Axe Vale show!

Payroll Administrator / Secretary





Liz Herring
Liz moved to Bridport from Upminster in the late eighties, after spending several enjoyable holidays  in the area. Being a city girl she was not quite ready for the rural existence and quickly realised that the time had come to trade in her stilettos for wellies.  She started working for Axminster Carpets as a Wages Clerk before later becoming their Payroll Manager. She left there in 2012 and joined Screwfix in Yeovil in their Payroll Department. She enjoys aerobics and is a member of Bridport Leisure Centre, loves the countryside and long walks with her cocker spaniel.





Scott Vevers Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers. Individuals,  businesses, companies and charities in Bridport, Weymouth and Dorchester and all of Dorset, Devon, Somerset and other nearby counties.