The Partners


Nick Evans FCA, FRSA

Nick EvansNick Evans trained at Cansdales in the 1970s before broadening his experience with two international firms returning as Partner in 1986.

Nick oversees provision of the firm’s popular Profitplus™ service, which assists business and not for profit organisations to maximise their net income. He is responsible for the Tax Department and has specific expertise in Trusts and Capital Taxes Planning, as well as the Pensions and Financial Services offered by Cansdales Ltd.

As the provider of financial and tax advice to a range of small and medium sized enterprises, often family run, Nick has been involved with many of them for a number of years, advising them from start-up to where they are now.

In 2015 Nick passed the Certificate in Probate and Estate Administration and heads up the service Cansdales provides in non-contentious probate services.

James Foskett FCA, DChA

James FoskettJames joined Cansdales in 1984, prior to which he attended Watford Grammar School and Warwick University, where he obtained a degree in Maths, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics.

A specific area of interest for James is working with charitable institutions, churches and not for profit organisations. This is particularly relevant in the current economic climate, which calls for a degree of adaptability to establish what will work most effectively for individual institutions. In 2008 James gained a Diploma in Charity Accounting and became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales at the end of that year.

In 2015 James also passed the Certificate in Probate and Estate Administration.