Smith, as chief secretary to the Treasury, was due to speak at Wednesday’s institute conference in Bournemouth, but could have been put out of a job by the voting public last Thursday. Smith saw off a strong Lib Dem challenge to return to Westminster. Not only that, but he also managed to hold on to his job in the government.
Despite being tipped to move on to pastures new, he was the only person not re-shuffled.
TS could have suggested alternatives for CIPFA, including well known public sector supporter William Hague who appears to now have time on his hands.
Three new partners and seven business restructuring advisers have been appointed to the new Preston office
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
The Top 20 firm has recently advised J S Wright, the mechanical and electrical building services specialist
Promotions have been made in the private clients tax team and corporate business team