NORTH East accountancy practice Tait Walker has welcomed 10 new recruits as it announces 10 further opportunities to join its award-winning team.

Forming part of Tait Walker’s strategic growth plans, the ongoing recruitment drive follows the significant expansion of its Gosforth head office in 2017, which saw the firm increase its space by more than 9,000 square feet, and the opening of its Durham office in October 2017.

 Amongst the new additions are Hollie Thompson, Glen Thompson, Trevor Martin and Sam Moore who all join the firm’s tax department, which now employs 40 people, as part of the wider 160-strong business.

This follows on from the recent announcement of Andrew Fitton’s joining the team as tax director, a position created to support the accelerated growth plan of Tait Walker’s corporate tax team.

Further new recruits are, Sam Sutcliffe who joins as IT support assistant and Matthew Chapman as wealth support executive. Michaela Bowes, Claire Metcalfe, Joseph Moran and Amardeep Kaur have all joined the firm’s business services department.

Hollie Thompson tax manager, will predominantly be involved in furthering the firm’s R&D offering, a strong specialist area for Tait Walker, whilst working alongside a range of clients advising on various tax matters including corporate and personal tax compliance and advisory tax services.

Hollie said: “At such an exciting period for the business, I am delighted to be working for Tait Walker. I am looking forward to developing my skills further and sharing my knowledge and experience with the team who have been extremely welcoming.”

Mark Parkinson, HR partner at Tait Walker, added: “We are thrilled to welcome 10 new starters to the Tait Walker team, this also comes at a time where we have also announced lots of internal promotions.

“We look for the very best talent that the North East has to offer and we are committed to helping the team develop their existing skills, both for their progression and to ensure that we meet the ever-evolving needs of our diverse client base.”

Tait Walker is currently recruiting for 10 new positions across all areas of the business, from payroll and business services to forensic services and corporate finance. For more information and details of how to apply, visit

Established in 1937, Tait Walker is the largest independent accountancy practice in the North East of England. The firm offers large corporates, owner-managed businesses and individuals a complete set of accountancy and advisory services from taxation to corporate finance.

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