Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Professional Services and Business Advisors and consultancy in Accountancy, Audit, Tax, Wealth Management and IT Solutions
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  • Contact
    • Cooper Parry, Sky View, Argosy Road, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2SA

About Cooper Parry

Cooper Parry are the fastest-growing firm of accountants in the UK. They work with privately owned businesses across the Midlands to help them grow, become more tax-efficient and get up to speed with their IT.

Radically shaken up in recent years, and based at East Midlands Airport, they’re straight-talking and put people and relationships before products and services.

Under Chief Executive Officer Adrian Cheatham, the firm’s 500-plus staff don’t do grey suits, grey walls or grey branding. Instead, the firm has all bright, inspiring offices, quirky, fun branding and relaxed, casual dress.

For staff, Cooper Parry offer professional qualifications, internal workshops, one-to-one coaching and focused career planning. There’s a contributory pension scheme, life assurance, an
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and subsidised gym.

Then there’s Cheers For Peers, allowing anyone to say thank you at any time by popping into the dedicated ‘thank you booth’ or simply posting their messages on Instagram.

What is it like to work for Cooper Parry

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Managers are trained to help people unlock their true potential and strengths, working with external coaches to help people with their careers, relationships, wellbeing and overall lives. The focus is on giving people the tools and resources to learn and to grow, and the freedom to decide what works for them.
My Team
My Team
Cooper Parry’s offices are designed in a way that encourages and supports collaboration, with a hot-desking policy and regular meetings. On the social side, team members are organised into CP Houses to encourage bonding and healthy competition, as expressed through sporting events and branded gear.
My Company
My Company
The company is deeply committed to passionate, committed work, while also looking after the wellbeing of their staff and preventing overwork. They are aiming to hit £150 million in turnover business in 10 years, and carefully monitor the performance of every department to ensure maximum efficiency.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme to all or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

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  • Staff:


  • Male : Female:

    49% / 51%

Regional Engagement

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