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New appointments at Forrester Boyd

PHILIP George has made partner at Forrester Boyd.

New appointments at Forrester Boyd

The move takes the total number of partners at the firm to 12 as the practice continues to expand.

Philip, based at the Louth office, joined the firm as a trainee chartered accountant in 2008 after obtaining a first class degree in accountancy and finance at University of Hull. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 2011.

He has a varied portfolio of clients, predominantly owner managed companies, while overseeing accounts production, financial reporting, tax, compliance and management accounts. He is also part of Louth's farming department advising on a diverse range of agricultural issues.

Outside of work, Philip is a keen golfer.

Louth office chairman, Alan Nesbitt, said: "When you challenge and reward talented employees in this way, you are investing in the future of your business and as one of the UK's Top 50 accountancy firms we need to ensure we are always looking to the future."

In Grimsby Carrie Jensen has been made assistant manager, with Laura Bingham taking the same position in Louth.

Carrie joined the firm from Franklin College in 2009, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2014. She specialises in audit work.

Partner Kevin Hopper said: "Carrie's appointment strengthens our management team and continues our high quality support to our clients. This support will especially be seen in the area of academies in which she is a national expert, but also in the charity and third sector, in which she has significant experience and knowledge.

Laura joined from Toll Bar Sixth Form in 2008, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2012. She moved to the Louth in 2015 and also specialises in audit work.

Mr Nesbitt said: "Laura's promotion is well deserved and her all round abilities along with her audit expertise will further strengthen the support we give to clients. She is another example of the success of our policy of developing our own talent through our excellent training programme."

The wholly-owned financial planning arm, FB Wealth Management Ltd, has also appointed Neil Boulton as sales operations director.

He joined the business in 2015 as wealth advisory manager, having had 38 years' experience in the industry.

Previously, he held a variety of senior positions within major financial institutions.

At FB he has been part of the senior management team running the business on a daily basis and has worked closely with the advisers as the training and competence supervisor.

In his new role, his goal is to drive the business forward as a truly independent financial advice provider.

Mr Boulton said: "Forrester Boyd has a strong pedigree in the Lincolnshire and Humber region. I am delighted to be given this opportunity and look forward to helping us deliver the same high level of service that clients expect."

Outside of work, he enjoys films and supporting his home town football club, Rotherham United.

In Beverley, Forrester Boyd Robson Ltd has appointed Amy Greensmith as assistant manager.

She studied economics and mathematics at York University, before joining Forrester Boyd in 2009, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2012. She joined the Beverley office in 2015 where she specialises in audit work mainly in the academy and legal sectors.

Mike Beckett, director of Forrester Boyd Robson Ltd, said "I’m extremely pleased to be promote Amy to assistant manager which is well deserved for the hard work and dedication that she has shown since joining me in Beverley. Amy will further strengthen my management team in Beverley as well as across the practice, enabling us to continuing to provide high quality support to our clients with a personal service."

Forrester Boyd employs over 250 people in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire and is committed to ensuring people maximise their full potential. In 2016 the firm achieved national recognition by winning the prestigious Practice Excellence award for Large Practice of the Year.

News Courtesy: www.humberbusiness.com

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