The changing face of accountancy – and my predictions for the future

The changing face of accountancy – and my predictions for the future James Dow co-founded challenger brand Dow Schofield Watts in 2002 – the same year that the collapse of accounting giant Arthur Andersen shook the profession to its core. Here he talks about the changes in the sector over the last two decades and … Continued

DSW celebrates its young talent with two award nominations

DSW celebrates its young talent with two award nominations Dow Schofield Watts’ young business talent has been recognised in two categories of the Insider North West Young Professionals Awards 2023.   DSW‘s Corporate Finance team has been shortlisted in the Young Professional Team of the Year category. Eight of the 14-strong team – Connor Monaghan, … Continued

Twenty years on and counting!

Twenty years on and counting! It was back in 2002 that James Dow, Jon Schofield and Mark Watts established Dow Schofield Watts. Now a challenger brand with a unique licensing model, we ask James Dow for his reflections on the past 20 years together with his thoughts on what makes DSW different. What have been … Continued

Leading from the front – DSW’s next generation of leaders

Leading from the front – DSW’s next generation of leaders Helping the next generation of DSW’s future leaders is the key aim of BecomingX, which in collaboration with DSW, has launched an innovative leadership development programme. Supporting 12 professionals from across the Dow Schofield Watts network, the programme will build their leadership capabilities over the … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts ranks at #11 in the UK deals adviser league in 2022

Dow Schofield Watts ranks at #11 in the UK deals adviser league in 2022 Dow Schofield Watts was the 11th most active corporate finance adviser in the UK in 2022, according to new figures from Experian. Its Market IQ’s M&A Review showed the firm advised on 79 deals nationally during the year – an increase … Continued