Bishop Fleming on growth trail

Charlie Martin

The Truro and Plymouth offices of leading accounting and advisory firm Bishop Fleming have welcomed a series of new recruits across all seniority levels.

The firm has seen a record-breaking number of 57 trainees and apprentices join the firm in September, of which seven will be based in Plymouth, and three in Truro.

They will join several other experienced recruits over the last couple of months, including Alison Chinn, audit manager; Emily White, tax manager; and audit executives, Emma Mills and Agne Prokopaviciute. These latest positions will see Bishop Fleming’s headcount surpass 400 for the first time to 430.

Among the recent senior people to join the two offices is Charlie Martin, who has joined the firm as audit director. An experienced audit professional, specialising in external and internal audit, Martin has worked with a wide range of clients across the public, not-for-profit and corporate sectors in the Southwest and beyond.

He said: “I am delighted to have joined Bishop Fleming. The firm has huge ambitions for the south west, and the values it holds towards its clients and employees are very much aligned with my own. I am very much looking forward to meeting clients and new business.”

The firm, which has offices in Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay, Truro, and Worcester, delivers audit, accounting, tax, and advisory services to businesses and private wealth advice to individuals. It was recognised as one of the Top five Best Companies’ Accounting Firms to Work For in 2021 and is current holder of the British Chamber of Commerce’s Business of The Year Award.