New member of the CK team
We are please to welcome Ed Torrance to the CK team. Ed joined us at the end of June and has a mixed role providing general support to all departments in the firm. He recently graduated from The University of Sussex with a degree in English.
Following on from our previous newsletter Alex Boulter represented CK at the National Finals of the ICAEW BASE National Business and Accounting competition for 16-19 year olds. Alex mentored a team of students for a day of activities which culminated in the team presenting a business plan to the judges. The day concluded with an awards dinner where Alex's team were Highly Commended with one member of her team receiving the Best Leader award.
Higgs Charity Football Tournament
CK took part in the annual Higgs charity football tournament held at Stourbridge Rugby Football Club. The tournament raised an incredible £7,000 for the Stroke Association. After a very enjoyable afternoon of play CK emerged in third place, losing in the semi final due to a penalty shoot out. Congratulations to all involved.
Ben Osbourne has passed his first two professional level exams. Congratulations to Ben.
CK support Mock Interview Day
Mark Nicholls represented CK at a mock interview day at Bishop Milner Catholic College for students aged 15. Mark commented that “the student's CV's were of a high standard and he was impressed by their enthusiasm.”
Fran Astley becomes Fran Clapham!
Client Manager Fran Astley was married to Matt Clapham on Saturday 23rd July at Lake Street Methodist Church in Lower Gornal. Huge congratulations to Fran and Matt.
PrimeGlobal UK and Ireland Conference
Belinda Morgan and Alex Boulter attended the annual PrimeGlobal UK and Ireland conference which was hosted in London by member firm Simmonds Gainsford. The theme was 'journey' and Belinda and Alex heard a number of presentations around this theme including one from Jo Elvin (Editor of Glamour).