Nicole Burstow reflects on five years with DSW

Nicole Burstow reflects on five years with DSW DSW Capital’s departing CFO and Deputy CEO discusses the key milestones during her five years with the business and the changes within the professional services sector. What achievements do you feel most proud of and why? The admission to AIM of DSW Capital plc in December 2021 …

Rising through the ranks with Dow Schofield Watts

Rising through the ranks with Dow Schofield Watts Katie Walton, Dow Schofield Watts’s Brand & Marketing Manager, joined in 2018. Here she discusses her role, the changes she has seen, and her involvement in the firm’s ESG strategy. How did you come to join DSW? The business was looking for someone with a blend of …

Our journey into DSW: Harry Walker of DSW Corporate Finance

Our journey into DSW: Harry Walker of DSW Corporate Finance The founder of DSW’s corporate finance team in the Midlands explains how he became a partner with DSW launching the service with the help of his five colleagues and support from the DSW Breakout Incentive Scheme. Why were you looking to start your own business? …

ESG and DSW’s journey

ESG and DSW’s journey DSW is actively progressing on its Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance (ESG) journey, having made significant advancements in the past year. Pete Fendall, Chief Operating Officer, shares insights into the development of DSW’s ESG framework and its objectives. How did you develop the ESG Framework? Over the past five years, ESG has …

Flexibility and Work-Life Balance at DSW Business Planning

Flexibility and Work-Life Balance at DSW Business Planning It’s National Careers Week 2024, and Ellen Little, Founding Partner at DSW Business Planning, reflects on the transformative power of flexible working within their company. What began as a response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved into a cornerstone of their organisational culture, fostering …

Deadline extended for Dow Schofield Watts’ £50k a head offer

Deadline extended for Dow Schofield Watts’ £50k a head offer Dow Schofield Watts (DSW), the mid-market challenger professional services network, launched the second round of its Breakout Incentive in February 2023 and today announced that teams looking to receive a cash lump sum of up to £50,000 per person have until the 31st of March 2024 …

Talent, Legacy, and Direction: DSW Transaction Services on growing a team from within

Talent, Legacy, and Direction: DSW Transaction Services on growing a team from within Our first two blogs with DSW Transaction Services centred around the founding partners, Ed Brentnall and Catriona Lang, their North-West roots and their passion for top-quality work. In this final instalment, we’ll explore their dedication to fostering home-grown talent and continuing their …

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week For National Apprenticeship Week 2024, we are proud to be spotlighting Digital Marketing Executive Rachel Roberts from the DSW Capital Team! Rachel completed her one-year Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship in 2023, passing with a Distinction. Now, a few months into her Level 4 Marketing Executive Apprenticeship, she offers her insights into …

Life after the ‘Big Four’ with DSW Capital plc

Life after the ‘Big Four’ with DSW Capital plc Pete Fendall is Business Development & Operations Director with DSW Capital plc. Since leaving Big Four firm Deloitte in 2021, he has helped to deliver its IPO on AIM, drive the growth of the business and develop its ESG strategy. We talk to Pete about his …

Our journey into DSW: Andrew Robinson of STS DSW

Our journey into DSW: Andrew Robinson of DSW STS Dow Schofield Watts recently expanded its tax offering with the acquisition of Lancashire-based STS Europe. As one of the leading firms of its type, STS DSW advises high-net-worth individuals and is headed up by Partner Andrew Robinson. Tell us about STS DSW. We advise clients, including …