“I find it immensely satisfying to see a client business succeed and feel lucky and proud to have been a part of it.”
Lindsay joined Saint & Co in 1998 and has been a partner since 2008. She’s based in the Carlisle office and works with a wide range of clients from sole traders through to companies with a multi-million pound turnover.
As well as providing general accountancy services and tax advice Lindsay and has helped many companies with sales and acquisitions. Lindsay heads up Saints Tourism & Leisure which specialises in the tourism and leisure industry from guest houses, to hotels to holiday parks. Lindsay is also a licenced Insolvency Practitioner assisting businesses and individuals who find themselves in financial difficulties, guiding many companies and individuals back to recovery.
Lindsay says: “One piece of advice I would give to anyone running a business is to focus on your strengths and don’t sell yourself short.”
Lindsay is married to Stuart Farrer (also a partner at Saint & Co) and has two children. They spend as much time as possible enjoying the outdoors together. Few of Lindsay’s colleagues know that her family nickname is ‘Pinsy’ which comes from the famous Searchers’ song ‘Needle and Pins’ – one of her father’s favourite songs.