Julie Hopkins

Director

Julie Hopkins is a specialist care sector accountant based in Albert Goodman’s Yeovil office. Julie takes great pride in working with care businesses and is passionate about the sector, conducting in-depth research and producing a quarterly care newsletter for the sector.  Julie’s focus is on improving the profitability and sustainability of care homes through high-quality financial reporting and internal best practice.

As a specialist care sector accountant and Albert Goodman’s Head of Care, Julie has a wide range of expertise within the Care sector includes care homes, nursing, residential, mental health, domiciliary, supported living and extra care.

 

As a member of our Yeovil office, Julie also provides accountancy and advisory services to a range of small to medium-sized enterprises.

She specialises in assisting businesses from start-up through to exit, and is skilled in business development and growth.

As a lead adviser within Albert Goodman, Julie has strong links with the main high street and challenger banks – links that have proved invaluable to our clients.


Posts

Succession and Exit Planning
In our Winter 2019 Care Newsletter, Jonathon Coombs from Pinders gave a valuer’s perspective on getting a care business ready for sale. Julie Hopkins, care sector advisor and consultant, gives...
Care Market Outlook 2020
We’re a couple of months into the year, and Brexit has finally happened, but what is the Care Market Outlook for 2020? Jonathon Reed, Senior Broker at Chandler & Co,...
Panorama. Crisis in the Care Sector

On 29th May BBC One’s Panorama programme aired the first of a two-part feature on the crisis in the social care sector. The footage was filmed in our home county…

What Makes a Good Care Leader?

At the Care Provider’s Round Table in September Julie Hopkins spoke about what makes a good care leader and referred to Skills for Care’s guide to delivering good and outstanding…

Asset or Share acquisition: A Legal Perspective

In June’s newsletter Elaine Grose, senior tax manager at Albert Goodman examined the differing tax implications of an asset and a share acquisition. This month Simon Hore, corporate partner at…

Ruling on disposal of assets

Social Care Ombudsman’s ruling on disposal of assets – what does it mean for providers? A care home resident paid privately for her care until her capital reserves fell below…

The Fair Maintainable Trade

The generally accepted approach to valuing trading businesses is the Profits Method – applying an appropriate multiplier to the Fair Maintainable Operating Profit; which in turn is derived from the…

Dementia Action Alliance
There is currently a lot of discussion about Dementia Action Alliance and Dementia Friendly Communities. Your business may already be part of one, but if it isn’t, here is a...
Changes for care contracts

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), the consumer watchdog, has taken initial steps towards triggering the reform of residents’ care contracts.  What does this mean for providers? We asked Hazel…