Mark Ranson
Clare Burnett

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Northern accounting firm sets sights high with further expansion in Yorkshire

Armstrong Watson, having already increased its regional stretch acquiring Hanby & Co (Northallerton) in October, and Robertshaw Myers (Skipton) in January, has added a new member to the team.

Mark Ranson, a chartered accountant, has significant experience of restructuring companies varying levels of health. As a licensed insolvency practitioner he has acted as administrator of businesses as diverse as hotels, engineering specialists and quarries

Armstrong Watson is a top 30 accountancy firm with offices in Leeds and Bradford amongst 15 spanning the North, namely in Cumbria.

Established over 145 years ago, Armstrong Watson now employs over 400 people, has a combined turnover in excess of £20 million and has plans to keep growing.

Paul Dickson, Managing Partner, said: “Over the last five years, despite the challenging economic environment, Armstrong Watson has continued to grow as a firm, offering more services to more clients from more locations.”

“This is especially true in Yorkshire with the merger of the Skipton firm of Robertshaw Myers in January 2013, followed by the acquisition of the Hanby & Co practice in Northallerton in October 2013.”

“Mark’s recruitment adds further breadth to our offering by enabling us to offer Restructuring services to complement our well established Corporate Recovery and Insolvency services”.

Mark Ranson, Restructuring Partner, said: “I am delighted to be joining Armstrong Watson at a time when it is growing so well as a firm. By working with the many skilled professionals already within the firm I believe I will be able to coordinate and deliver our Restructuring services in a way which will provide real results to both new and established clients of the firm”.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Clare Burnett .

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