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Smith Cooper announce a raft of summer promotions

Smith Cooper, Accountants and Businesses advisors based primarily across the Midlands, with offices in 9 localities, are delighted to announce 7 promotions across the business.

In Nottingham, Natasha Scott has been promoted to Tax Director after joining as a trainee 11 years ago, Edward George has been promoted to Audit Manager, whilst Alex Thompson further bolsters the Corporate Finance division, being promoted to Assistant Manager.

In Derby, Connor Gratton and Kieran Marshall have both been promoted to Senior Insolvency Administrators within the award-winning Business Recovery and Insolvency team, whilst Emily Stevenson has been promoted to Assistant Management Accountant.

In Birmingham, Tom Joy has also been promoted to Assistant Manager in the specialist Corporate Finance team, who were last year named SME Advisory Team of the Year.

James Bagley, Managing Partner at Smith Cooper comments: “Here at Smith Cooper we firmly believe that business growth and success is best facilitated by investing in our specialist teams across all levels and disciplines of the organisation, ensuring team members are provided with ample opportunity to refine their skill set and progress within their field.”

“By doing so, we have curated highly experienced teams across each of our offices, who continue to offer a leading and comprehensive range of services to our clients. This focus on our staff and the development of them as individuals means we are able to deliver a consistently high quality and timely service to our clients.”

Smith Cooper have recently celebrated their most successful year yet, with Group revenue increasing by 25% to c£19m. The team were also been named Medium Practice of the Year at the East Midlands ICAEW Awards, following on from last year’s success whereby they were awarded Midlands SME Advisory Team of the Year, East Midlands Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year, Midlands SME Deal of the Year (Insider awards) and Regional Insolvency team of the Year (TRI awards).

Smith Cooper have also secured a spot as one of the UK’s top 50 Accountancy firms, being named one of the UK’s leading firm of accountants.

Smith Cooper is one of the largest independently owned and preferred accountancy and business advisory firms for owner managed businesses across the Midlands. The firm specialises in providing intelligent, efficient and cost-effective bespoke advisory services to both corporate and individual clients. Smith Cooper has six offices across the Midlands including Derby, Birmingham and Nottingham.