Retail expert Knight joins Grant Thornton from rival

RETAIL RESTRUCTURING expert Barry Knight has joined Grant Thornton (GT) as head of retail.

Knight joins the firm from Smith & Williamson, where he has served for the past two years as a director.

Knight has worked on several major high street restructuring projects, including Littlewoods, Burton Group, Sears and MyTravel.

He will lead the retail team to provide clients with a range of accounting, audit, tax and finance services.

GT national leadership board member David Maxwell said: “With a wide understanding of the financial pressures, opportunities and other major issues that our clients in the retail sector are facing, Barry will be central in our ambitions to deliver a an outstanding service to help our clients through this challenging climate.”

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