Successful IPO for DSW Capital

Successful IPO for DSW Capital Today we are proud to announce that DSW Capital, owner of the Dow Schofield Watts brand, will be listing on AIM, having raised gross proceeds of approximately £5 million which will support our continued expansion across the UK. On sharing this news James Dow, CEO of DSW Capital and one … Continued

‘Challenger’ firm appoints leadership expert to support nationwide roll-out

‘Challenger’ firm appoints leadership expert to support nationwide roll-out Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Liz Lawson, a business psychologist specialising in leadership assessment and development, to support its expansion across the UK. Liz, who joins from Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group in Chester, has over 20 years’ experience. A Manchester Business School alumni, she started her … Continued

The post-Covid dilemma for professionals

The post-Covid dilemma for professionals – and why it’s time for change in the accountancy sector Pandemics and other periods of global turmoil often create lasting shifts in society and Covid is no different. The events of the past 18 months have accelerated the uptake of technology, changed the way we live and work and … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts makes new senior hire to support national roll-out

Dow Schofield Watts makes new senior hire to support national roll-out Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Peter Fendall as Strategic Projects Director to support its expansion across the UK. Peter joins from Deloitte’s Manchester office, where he spent eight years working with a wide range of corporates and private equity firms, managing large and complex … Continued

Meet the women behind the businesses – Business Women’s Week 2021

Meet the women behind the businesses – Business Women’s Week 2021 To celebrate Business Women’s Week we’ve asked our team members at Dow Schofield Watts to share an insight into their passions outside of work to remind us all how a healthy work/life balance can benefit us in various areas of our lives. Thank you … Continued

New service will help firms benefit from industrial property boom

New service will help firms benefit from industrial property boom With record demand for industrial property and the North West facing a shortage of supply, a new service will help companies take advantage of the rising prices. Dow Schofield Watts has joined forces with B8 Real Estate, the North’s leading industrial property experts, to launch … Continued

Former RSM boss Jill Jones joins Dow Schofield Watts board

Former RSM boss Jill Jones joins Dow Schofield Watts board Jill Jones – the former North West Regional Managing Partner of RSM – has joined fast-growing advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts as Non-Executive Director. Her appointment will further strengthen its board and support its national growth plans. Jill was Regional Managing Partner of RSM from … Continued

Heather Lauder Appointed Non-Executive Director

Heather Lauder Appointed Non-Executive Director Heather Lauder has more than 30 years of experience in senior retail and business banking roles. In her most recent position as chief operations director at the Co-op Bank, she led the transformation of its retail banking arm. She was also a member of the executive team which oversaw the … Continued

Recruiter set to boost expansion at Dow Schofield Watts 

Independent advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Cath Priestley as Recruitment Manager to accelerate its expansion in the UK regions.  Cath, who joins from boutique agency Tindall Perry, has 15 years’ experience in recruitment, primarily in the finance sector.  In her new role, she will be recruiting experienced finance professionals and teams who want to set up their own business under the Dow Schofield Watts brand, as well as supporting … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts Boosts Top Team as it Targets National Growth 

Dow Schofield Watts boosts top team as it targets national growth  Dow Schofield Watts has made two strategic appointments to strengthen its management team as it prepares to roll out its brand in key cities across the UK.  Richard Evans joins as the group’s Operations Director, having previously been COO of the London investment bank Strand Hanson, while Nicole Burstow joins from Deloitte to become the group’s Finance Director.  Their arrival comes as Dow Schofield Watts plans to continue … Continued