Transaction services team scoops top honour at Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards

Transaction services team scoops top honour at Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards Dow Schofield Watts’ Yorkshire Transaction Services team has won a Yorkshire Insider Dealmaker Award in recognition of the ‘big impact’ it has made on the region.   The team, which is led by Sophie Colloby and Jonathan Steed, was named the Transaction Services Team of … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts welcomes new arrivals as part of a focused recruitment initiative 

Dow Schofield Watts welcomes new arrivals as part of a focused recruitment initiative Fast-growing advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has made two new accountancy appointments in its North West office in line with its aim to champion diversity across its network and provide access to specialist finance roles for ambitious school leavers and graduates. Feona … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts shortlisted in four categories in Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards

Dow Schofield Watts shortlisted in four categories in Yorkshire Dealmaker Awards Dow Schofield Watts is continuing its success during the awards season with another four nominations, this time for the Yorkshire Insider Dealmaker Awards. The transaction services team, which is led by Sophie Colloby, has been nominated for The Transaction Services Team of the Year … Continued

Reading office advises on 9 deals in ‘buoyant’ first year

Reading office advises on 9 deals in ‘buoyant’ first year The Reading office of Dow Schofield Watts has reported a ‘buoyant’ first year, having advised on nine completed corporate finance deals with a total value of over £50m.   The office, which was launched in September 2021 by husband and wife team Steve and Carla … Continued

WORK YOUR WAY: ‘Horses are good for the soul’

WORK YOUR WAY: ‘Horses are good for the soul’ Riding over the Yorkshire moors is a better way to solve work challenges than sitting behind a computer, says Sophie Colloby. She currently has four horses including a rare breed Dales pony. What do you love most about horses? Horses are good for the soul – … Continued

What is a career in professional services like?

What is a career in professional services like? A Q&A with DSW’s Young Professionals  A few weeks ago, in a canal-side bar in Deansgate, we gathered our new starters and a group of Northwest young professionals for a relaxed networking session over after-work drinks.   Not only was it an excellent opportunity to introduce our employees … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands Transaction Services team

Dow Schofield Watts expands Transaction Services team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its Transaction Services team in Yorkshire & the North East with the appointment of Will Parry as an Executive. Will is a Chartered Accountant with six years’ experience. This includes two years in Audit with Deloitte in Leeds, where he led audits on … Continued

£2m grant fund aims to attract professional services teams

£2m grant fund aims to attract professional services teams Dow Schofield Watts has earmarked £2m in grant funding to attract professional services teams as it seeks to expand its UK footprint. The Dow Schofield Watts Entrepreneurship Grant scheme will be open to ‘break-out teams’ from top-tier firms who want to set up their own business … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts expands transaction services team

Dow Schofield Watts expands transaction services team Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its North West transaction services team with the appointment of Alex Aitchison and Elliot Pledger as executives. Alex joins from Liverpool Football Club, where he was part of the financial planning and analysis team helping to manage forecasts and produce budgets. He has … Continued

Bumper year for Dow Schofield Watts’ Northern dealmakers

Bumper year for Dow Schofield Watts’ Northern dealmakers Dealmakers at Dow Schofield Watts’ Northern offices almost doubled the volume and value of deals completed in 2021 in a bumper year for the firm. The teams in Yorkshire & the North East and the North West advised on 107 deals with a total value of £2.45bn … 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

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

Dow Schofield Watts continues growth with launch of new Reading office

Dow Schofield Watts continues growth with launch of new Reading office Dow Schofield Watts has launched a new office in Reading as part of its continued expansion across the UK. The firm, which is known as a ‘challenger brand’ in the accountancy sector, operates a unique licensing model that empowers professionals to run their own … Continued

Dow Schofield Watts in the running four times at Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards

Dow Schofield Watts in the running four times at Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards The Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards shortlist has been announced, with Dow Schofield Watts appearing in the running four times for: Deal of the Year (between £5m – £25m) – for the investment in Lights4fun by NorthEdge Deal of the Year (between £5m – £25m) … Continued