Navigating mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

In this episode Jamie Lane is joined by Niraj Patel, head of our Corporate Finance Team, and Charlie Fletcher, a partner who specialises in transactional work including M&A at law firm Mishcon de Reya. Jamie, Niraj and Charlie discuss the overarching topic of M&A, including: What is M&A? What the process involves, Why it takes […]

Robert Mace recognised in Citywealth’s Top 50 Crypto Professionals

Robert Mace, a partner in our London office has been named as one of Citywealth’s 2023 Top 50 Crypto Professionals. The annual listing recognises expert advisers within the crypto and digital assets industry. Robert works with a range of individuals and businesses within this fast-moving and ever-changing space. On receiving the news of his inclusion, […]

Early Careers recruitment evening | Bournemouth

Date: 30 Nov 2023  |  Time: 5:00pm Location: 2 Poole Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5QY, UK Year 12/13 students and parents are invited to our Bournemouth office for an opportunity to explore the accounting and finance career options at Saffery. Our event is for any student considering an apprenticeship, but even if you’re thinking about […]

Family Investment Companies – An update

In this episode Leonora Stevens and Mike Hodges revisit Family Investment Companies (FICs) and are delighted to be joined by Guy Broadfield, a Senior Associate at Burges Salmon who has a focus on tax and trusts. We first examined FICs back in 2021 (that episode can be listened to here), but with markets and sectors […]

High Wycombe announces key promotions

Our High Wycombe office announce two key promotions as part of its growth strategy. Matthew Swansbury becomes an Audit Director and Daniel Pienaar is promoted to Senior Manager. Matthew Swansbury joined the firm as a trainee in 2010 and has progressed through the firm with his proven track record in supporting businesses and business owners […]

Saffery Bournemouth launch new netball team

Our Bournemouth office recently joined a mixed netball league, with seven of our colleagues meeting every Monday at Broadstone Middle School to play against five other teams in the league. Collette Parry, Director of Personal Tax and squad captain, expressed her delight about the team’s diversity and enthusiasm: “It’s brilliant to have a mixed team […]

ED&I and professional practices

In this episode Jamie Lane speaks to Clare Morgan, who is our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) specialist at the firm. They discuss why ED&I is so important to professional services firms. In particular: • Why a firmwide ED&I strategy is crucial to success, • The relationship between a firm’s culture and ED&I, and the […]

Saffery expands in Manchester with addition of corporate finance team

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new North West corporate finance and transaction services team, with Hayley Brightmore-Cox joining as a partner in our Manchester office alongside directors Erin Berry and Jennifer Serridge, and manager Joe Donnelly. The team has particular expertise in the lower mid-market, regularly advising on deals ranging from £5 […]

Saffery partners recognised in Spear’s 500

Five of our Saffery partners have been listed in the prestigious Spear’s 500 2023 Index in two categories: Accountants and Tax Advisers and Tax Lawyers. Launched in 2014, the Spear’s 500 is Europe’s most respected ranking of the best accountants and tax advisers for high-net-worth individuals. With rankings based on client and peer testimonials, firm-supplied […]

A centre stage partnership: Trafalgar Entertainment acquires Imagine Theatre

Trafalgar Entertainment (TE) has acquired UK pantomime industry icon, Imagine Theatre (IT), aiming to build on IT’s 25-year legacy of family entertainment, and to unlock future growth opportunities. IT is one of the UK’s largest pantomime providers, and also provides ancillary services, such as costume hire, script writing, special effects, and the rental of theatrical […]