Why Work With Us 2018-06-21T10:16:56+00:00

Why Work With Us

Our mission

We exist to make a sometimes unfair process fair. Through our dedication to honest and clear reports, we are able to protect both landlords and tenants equally. We commit ourselves to industry education so that we can offer informed advice that answers questions, and ultimately saves our customers time and money.

Our promise

When you choose Eclipse Inventories you choose a flexible, friendly service. We are a company devoted to simplifying the process, built around an excellent team of clerks dedicated to perfection. We offer advice, support and knowledge. We aim to be extraordinary, seeking to exceed your expectations of your independent inventory provider, and by taking the stress away from the inventory process.

Our promise

When you choose Eclipse Inventories you choose a flexible, friendly service. We are a company devoted to simplifying the process, built around an excellent team of clerks dedicated to perfection. We offer advice, support and knowledge. We aim to be extraordinary, seeking to exceed your expectations of your independent inventory provider, and by taking the stress away from the inventory process.

The lead team

Cathryn Kinsella, Director and Founder

Cathryn is Eclipse Inventories’ founder. Whilst working in an estate agency in 2004, she saw a need for an inventory provider that understood the property sector from the inside. Cathryn knew that by creating reports that were clear, concise and factual the system could only get fairer.

Cathryn is now head of training, sales and marketing.

Cathryn loves a challenge, especially in aid of charity, having raised several thousand doing events such as Hellrunner, The London 100 Bike Ride, skydiving and half marathons.

Oli Anderson, Director

Oli is joint owner-director. A.K.A The Resident IT Guru, Oli’s background in IT and computer programming enable us to keep at the forefront of in-house bespoke systems. Oli now heads up finance, systems and diary wizardry for those last minute jobs. He brings order and processes to the table enabling company growth and expansion.

Oli is kept busy as a landlord, owner of Whatshalfway.com, father of two and resident chef with a passion for Thai cooking.

Eleanor Keen, Office Manager

Ellie has been with Eclipse Inventories since 2010 and is known as ‘Super Clerk’ or ‘Girl Friday’. With a background in accountancy, the accuracy of inventory work suited her well. Starting out as a trainee clerk, she now incorporates training, daily ops and systems development in her role.

By moonlight, Eleanor takes the stage as a soul singer and professional belly dancer. A lover of travel and the London life, often seen zipping through the streets on her much loved scooter, Black Velvet.

Leigh-Hazel Warren, Report Administrator

Leigh-Hazel comes from a banking background and has been with Eclipse Inventories since 2016. She is now a resident expert in report processing, daily accounting and query handling. She has ridden the highs and lows of the seasonality of the business and come out the other side fighting.

In her spare time, Leigh Hazel also offers a mean massage, running her own holistic therapy business.

Our clerks

Our clerks are central to our business, so we only recruit people who believe in the same things that we do: great service, integrity, timeliness and being friendly but professional.

Eclipse Inventories’ team of clerks go through a rigorous training process, covering things such as health and safety, acting with a duty of care, best practices and legal aspects, through to the practicalities of being a clerk. We dedicate time and money to ensure all of our clerks work to our exacting standards.

We are members of both the AIIC and ARLA Propertymark, so as a company we operate according to their guidance for best practice, and all of our clerks are trained to these standards.

Getting the right people is a top priority for Eclipse Inventories as we know we will only ever be as good as our team.

Jean-Paul, Clerk

With 30 years experience in estate agency, consultancy and as a landlord, Jean-Paul brings great knowledge to the table.

Confident at handling all types of properties we are always sure of the quality of the content of his reports. A lover of all things property, travel and design and a collector of watches in his spare time.

Mohammed, Clerk

Mo has a background in block inventory management in South East London, so brought some good timekeeping and inventory knowledge to the table when he joined us.

He is a super keen learner and a perfectionist, so he makes an ideal clerk. Mo likes to keep busy with his family and property development in his free time.

Debbie, Clerk

With a background in administration within the estate agency world, Debbie understands the detail needed to avoid issues at check out. Debbie now works on a part-time basis for Eclipse Inventories as a clerk.

A mother to three children, Debbie enjoys the flexibility of being a freelance clerk and the variety the job brings. A lover of travelling, reading, cycling and family time.

Michael, Clerk

Michael has a background in events management, so was well versed in multi-tasking and working under pressure when he joined the team making him an ideal fit for the summer rush. Michael hit the ground running and continues to work hard as a valued advocate of Eclipse.

He is a football aficionado and coach in his spare time.

Sadek, Clerk

Sadek came to us with some background experience in the property sector and public services allowing him to quickly pick up the knowledge he needed to be a top-class clerk.

Sadek works for us on a part-time basis, also being a devoted family man and always looking dapper with his keen eye for fashion.