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.
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe