Hill Osborne announce appointment of new director

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Dorset based Independent Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, Hill Osborne, has announced the appointment of Sue Norman as a director of the firm.  Sue will remain at the company’s Wimborne office at Beaufort House, Cornmarket Court, where she has been employed in the role of office manager.  

Originally starting her career as a trainee management accountant, Sue qualified as a certified accountant in 2002, whilst working for Peter Biggs Accountants.  After Peter Biggs’ untimely death in 2014, Hill Osborne were named as alternate beneficiary, continuing the running of the office until acquiring the business in April 2015.  The firm’s head office has remained at Tower House, Poole, whilst Sue has been employed as office manager of the Wimborne office.

As a director, Sue will continue to manage the Wimborne office’s five staff who carry out all general accounting services, including; book-keeping, VAT, payroll, tax returns, start-up business, sole trader, partnership, and limited company accounts.

Sue, commented:“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my role managing our team here, and am delighted to have been made a director at Hill Osborne.  It’s a very friendly office and the open plan design has meant there’s a great rapport between us all, and especially with our clients, who we all get to know very well.  It’s incredibly important for us to look after and nurture our clients, and build strong working relationships.

“We’re currently working very hard to ensure all our clients are prepared for Making Tax Digital (MTD) which comes into force for VAT registered businesses with a turnover of £85,000+ on 1 April 2019.  Many people are still unaware of the implications, or, still hoping it won’t happen! But, it is happening, and luckily, Hill Osborne has various solutions in place to help businesses and make this as smooth and stress-free as possible.”

James Hill, director, Hill Osborne, said: “Sue has been instrumental to the success of our Wimborne office and is perfectly placed to continue to expand our presence in Wimborne and the surrounding areas.”