MIDLANDS FIRM Baldwins has recruited a former RSM Tenon adviser as partner.
Richard Clayton (pictured), who spent seven years at RSM Tenon, joins Baldwins to focus on accounting procedures for clients, and new business development.
Clayton has also worked at Shoesmiths in Edgbaston and RSM Bentley Jennison in Telford. He has sector experience in engineering, manufacturing and construction, professional services and media.
David Baldwin, partner at Baldwins, said: “Richard has built up a wealth of experience in accountancy circles throughout the Midlands over the last 25 years and our clients will benefit from that enormously.”
“We have built a reputation of being able to provide expert advice in all financial areas of running a business whether our client is a sole trader or a blue-chip company and Richard’s skills will be of enormous benefit to our customers.”
The 20-partner firm (Baldwins Holdings) made £7.3m in fee income for the year ending 30 June 2012, and operates out of nine offices that encircle Birmingham.
Rowan Williams will be responsible for growing the firm’s presence in the Gatwick Diamond and across the south east
Kevin Humphreys joins the insolvency and restructuring firm from the National Crime Agency (NCA) Economic Crime Command
Ann Pomfret joins the Manchester office from BDO
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson