OUR TEAM

We are the in-house IT department at B M Howarth Chartered Accountants based in Halifax. 

Our focus is to provide cost effective IT solutions to our clients in order to help them improve business efficiency.

Ben Newall
IT Manager

Ben has over 15 years experience in IT. Starting out in 2004 working for a company that supported primary schools across West Yorkshire, after 8 years he moved into the legal sector working for a software firm. Ben has been at B M Howarth for 3 years now and has planned and implemented several projects including disaster recovery, networking, cyber security, print costs reduction, hyper-converged infrastructure, virtual desktops, telecoms, business acquisitions and the integration of IT systems that follows.

Steve Booth
Cloud Accounting

Steve is a qualified accountant with a track record spanning 20 years. He has accreditation in the leading brands of accounting software such as Sage, Quickbooks and Xero. Sage have recognised Steve as their leading partner for the north of England. Steve specialises in helping our clients to fully realise the benefits of accounting software.  More recently, Steve has been experimenting with Microsoft Power BI helping clients gain greater insight into to their business through data they already have but aren't making the most of.

Joseph Smith
IT Technician

Joseph has recently joined BM Howarth as an apprentice. He will learn valuable IT technical skills on the job whilst attending college for further training.