About Us

Our Mission

Accuracy, Speed, Quality & Service

To provide a professional, expert and high quality tax consultancy service to sports professionals, individuals and business owners.

Our Promise

At DB Living, we understand the importance of providing the highest level of customer service and feedback to our clients, and our promise to you is to endeavour to fulfil this at all times.

Our Story

DB Living is a small, family run business which formed in 2016 and has been growing rapidly ever since. What started off as a business primarily focused on Sports Professionals tax relief on expenses claims, we have now expanded into self-employment and property income returns. For more information on the services we offer, please explore our "What We Do" pages.

We look forward to working with you!

Our Team

We also partner with specialised Tax Consultants to support the tax return process, so you may also come into contact with one of our Tax Consultants during the process.

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Dale Bennett - Owner & Founder

Dale is a Professional Footballer, having played for Watford FC, Brentford FC, Wimbledon FC, Forest Green FC and more recently Sutton United FC and the Grenada National Football Team.

As the career lifespan of a Sports Professional is shorter than your average Career, Dale's entrepreneurial instinct kicked in and the idea of DB Living was produced and put into action in 2016.

With a strong network in the sports industry, Dale was able to build up a stable client base in a short amount of time, and now focuses purely on service improvement and business expansion.

Mandy Bennett - Owner

Mandy is an Employment Specialist with over 5 years of postgraduate experience and  currently studying towards a Masters in Employment Law (LLM). Mandy's key areas of expertise are PAYE Tax, Employment Contracts, Contract Recruitment, Employment Expenses and Employment Law.

After completing a Degree in Law, Mandy spent 5 years in Contract Recruitment before making the career decision to focus solely on growing and expanding DB Living.

Mandy's role in the business is day to day coordination, strategic planning, legal compliance and quality improvement.

Kerry Windust – Business Admin Coordinator

Kerry manages DB Living's WhatsApp, email and telephone line. In addition to this, ensures all claim documentation is received and processed in a timely manner to enable your claim to be put through as quickly as possible whilst also coordinating the workload of the admin and sales team members.

Rebecca Pritchard - Client Administrator

Rebecca is responsible for developing both our member benefit scheme and expanding our self-employed client base. In addition to this, Rebecca is also responsible for business administrative tasks.

Rebecca Pritchard

Marie Simpson - Finance Associate

Prince 2 Qualified Practitioner in Project Management in addition to being CAPP and ICM Qualified, Marie brings depth of experience and knowledge to DB Living from both a strategic and finance viewpoint.

Within DB Living, Marie is responsible for all book keeping, process improvement and financial transactions.

Justine Emily – Social Media

Justine is our business development administrator, she may be one of your first point of contacts at DB Living through social media.

Nicola Austin - Administrative Support

Nicola is responsible for liaising with HMRC to chase queries and updates for our clients in addition to general administrative tasks.

Emma Brownlie - Business Accountant

Chartered Accountant and Professional Footballer for Rangers Ladies. Emma does not only bring a wealth of Accounting experience to the team, she also plays professional football herself like many of our clients. Her knowledge of the industry combined with accounting makes an excellent addition to DB Living.

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