Dave Darlaston

Dave Darlaston

Partner, Audit

I am an Audit and Assurance Partner and I provide business planning advice to my clients which ranges from owner-managed businesses to international groups.

I have a wealth of experience across a number of corporate businesses including manufacturing, distribution, retail and service sectors.

I also specialise in the Not for Profit sector where I advise Academy Schools and Trade Unions.

I joined Crowe as a trainee in 1989 and I have been a partner since 2004.

What I Do


  • Corporate Audit
  • Academy Audit
  • Internal Audit
  • Ad hoc Audit e.g. grant claims


  • Statutory accounts
  • Management accounts
  • Forecasts


  • Business planning
  • Group and share structures
  • Preparation for sale
  • Facilitating business problem solving
  • Ad hoc finance projects
  • General business and financial support for owner managed businesses

My Clients

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Retail
  • IT
  • Farm management
  • Care Homes
  • Travel sector
  • Printing
  • Trades Unions
  • Academies
  • Owner-managed businesses
  • International groups