As far as accountancy firms go, Bentley Jennison is a relative newcomer.
Founded in 1984, it has become strongly establised on the scene over the last 25
The firm now has significant international connections, after signing up with
the RSM network. The previous RSM member firm was Robson Rhodes, which turned
over almost £90m before it merged with Grant Thornton. Bentley Jennison, which
turns over £63.7m, will now have access to a network with financial resources on
that scale, including US firm RSM McGladrey.
The firm has 14 offices in the UK, and big expansion plans. Managing partner
Tony Stockdale has said he wants to recruit across the board, including at
partner level, and see the firm move up to seventh in the list of the largest
firms in the UK.
It is currently fourteenth in the Accountancy Age Top 50 league table.
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon
Brian Burke, business development director, has moved within the firm to 'develop Quantuma’s networks with Sussex professional firms'
Stephen Mills joins the Manchester office from IBM, where he spent 12 years as an associate partner in the data, analytics and cognitive consulting group
Rupert Guppy will be responsible for capital allowances in the southern region, and joins the firm from specialist consultancy E3 Consulting