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 …

Drive, Passion, and Experience: 15 Years on for DSW Transaction Services

Drive, Passion, and Experience: 15 Years on for DSW Transaction Services For founding partners, Ed Brentnall and Catriona Lang, a commitment to providing the best possible service for their clients has been a cornerstone of the DSW Transaction Services team from the moment they began 15 years ago to now. With this in mind, we …

Our journey into DSW: Hazel and Martin of DSW ABL Risk Management

Our journey into DSW: Hazel and Martin of DSW ABL Risk Management Leading asset-based lending specialists Hazel Lomas and Martin Ellison joined the Dow Schofield Watts Network in January 2022 to launch a new service advising banks and other finance providers. Can you tell us about your background? Hazel: Martin and I have over 60 …

North West Roots, Tricky Starts and Collaboration: DSW Transaction Services on 15 Years in Business

North West Roots, Tricky Starts and Collaboration: DSW Transaction Services on 15 Years in Business Fifteen years after three PwC senior managers were invited to set up a new due diligence business in partnership with Dow Schofield Watts, we caught up with two of the founders, Ed Brentnall and Catriona Lang, to get their reflections. …

Our journey into DSW: Robin Tarling of DSW Bridgewood

Our journey into DSW: Robin Tarling of DSW Bridgewood Bridgewood, a specialist insolvency and restructuring firm, joined the Dow Schofield Watts network following a management buy-out backed by DSW Capital plc and is the first network member in the Midlands. Robin Tarling, founder and Managing Director, talks about their journey and explains why the DSW …

DSW’s next generation of leaders ‘graduate’ from Future Leaders Programme

Leading from the front… DSW’s next generation of leaders ‘graduate’ from Future Leaders Programme Dow Schofield Watts’ next generation of future leaders has ‘graduated’ from an innovative leadership development programme. Designed by BecomingX in collaboration with Dow Schofield Watts, the Future Leaders Programme included 12 participants from across the network. The ‘graduates’ have spent the …

Developing the new generation of DSW leaders

Developing the new generation of DSW leaders Pete Fendall explains how he helped create the DSW Future Leaders programme with BecomingX – and the benefits for participants, including himself. How did BecomingX come about? I joined DSW from Deloitte with a mission to expand the Dow Schofield Watts network. Effectively our brand consists of a …

My Advice for Entrepreneurs | Nicole Burstow, CFO at DSW

My Advice for Entrepreneurs by Nicole Burstow, chief financial officer at Dow Schofield Watts Almost 50,000 new businesses are set up each year in the professional, technical and scientific sector. In some cases the founders are prompted by the loss of their previous jobs, in others they may be seeking positive change –  the ability …