Outdated Mill appoints 3 new companions in development increase

Monetary Planning and accountancy agency Outdated Mill has appointed three new companions following a restructure to spice up profession development for workers.

Chartered Monetary Planners Jon Orchard FPFS and Julia Banwell, and director of tax Stephen Martin, are the most recent to be promoted and improve the variety of companions to 22.

Mr Orchard and Ms Banwell are members of the wealth administration crew

In November 2021, Outdated Mill introduced a goal to double in measurement by 2026 and transfer from an LLP to a Ltd construction to create an easier enterprise mannequin and make it simpler so as to add new companions.


On the time of the announcement, the agency confirmed an preliminary record of 18 companions however mentioned its intention was to create alternatives for extra folks to turn out to be companions within the close to future. The three new companions are the primary to efficiently apply beneath the brand new construction.

Along with the three new in-house companions Outdated Mill has additionally recruited a companion externally, taking the overall to 22. His appointment can be introduced subsequent week

Mr Orchard, a Fellow of the Private Finance Society, and Licensed Monetary Planner, has greater than 20 years’ expertise in Monetary Planning. At 39 he’s Outdated Mill’s youngest companion.

He mentioned: “I really feel honoured to have the chance to affix the companion group and want to use this as a catalyst to additional promote the Monetary Planning career and the alternatives obtainable for individuals who work in it.”

Ms Banwell joined Outdated Mill in 1997 and specialises within the rural sector she could be very accustomed to as, along with her husband, she additionally helps runs a beef farm, Livery Yard and Photo voltaic Web site.

She mentioned: “I needed to be a companion as I actually need to assist form the enterprise sooner or later. We’ve got such an ideal crew and I’m actually excited for the longer term.”

Mr Martin is a tax specialist with experience in analysis and growth, mergers and acquisitions and share schemes. He joined the agency as a director of tax in March 2021.

Kevin Whitmarsh, CEO of Outdated Mill, mentioned: “Jon, Julia and Stephen have all distinguished themselves by way of their skill to encourage these round them. Their onerous work and dedication to high quality are proven by the influence they’ve made on our purchasers, colleagues and communities by which we function.

“Moreover, all three have demonstrated glorious business drive, and that is among the key causes for the restructure – so that individuals like Jon, Julia and Stephen – who assist drive development and work onerous to embody the Outdated Mill values – are in a position to progress extra rapidly.”






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