Safferys building team for the new generation of business advisors

The team at Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants in Bournemouth has expanded over the last year, with a particular recruitment focus on school leavers and graduates.

Bournemouth Office Partner Liz Brierley advised, “Our concentration on providing quality advice and service continues to attract new clients.  We have tended to recruit locally to satisfy requirements and have been delighted that many of our new starters have come from local education establishments that we have reached out to, such as Bournemouth University, Talbot Heath School and Parkstone Grammar School.

“We are proud that we are building a new generation of business advisors, giving our employees outstanding internal training and providing continual progression opportunities for all members of staff.  At Safferys in Bournemouth we have experienced very significant growth over the last 5 years, during which time we have seen our fee income increase by some 50%.  This has contributed to the continued national growth of Saffery Champness.”

About Saffery Champness LLP

Saffery Champness LLP is the 12th largest firm of chartered accountants in the UK (by fee income), providing specialist advice to a wide range of professional practices, entrepreneurs, private clients individuals, and not-for-profit organisations.

For 160 years, the firm’s success has been founded upon providing clients with a genuinely partner-led service, and working with them to create bespoke solutions that help them to achieve their personal and business objectives.

Saffery Champness has almost 70 partners and nearly 600 staff in the UK, across nine offices, plus a presence in Guernsey, Geneva and Zurich, with 140 directors and staff based outside the UK.

Saffery Champness is also a member of the Nexia International network (Nexia). Nexia is a leading, global network of independent accounting and consulting firms, spanning over 120 countries.

Visit www.saffery.com for more information or see Twitter: @Safferys

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2021 Pitch Events

Monday 1st February 2021
Monday 26th April 2021
Monday 14th June 2021
Monday 4th October 2021