John, having joined the firm on 7th July, 1980 as a young trainee ascended the career ladder and became a partner in 1999 taking on numerous in-house roles along the way as well as managing a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from sole-traders to large corporate groups, whilst also encompassing work with the legal and charity sectors which included the audit of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Ltd. He even went back to the classroom in 2014 to obtain the ICAEW Probate qualification enabling the firm to become the first accountancy firm in the city to hold a probate licence.
Whilst bidding a farewell to colleagues John said “Although computerisation and increased regulation have changed some of our working practices, the core principle of client care has remained paramount over the years. I have enjoyed the camaraderie with colleagues and I’m confident the firm will continue to thrive for many years to come.”
We thank John and congratulate him on his over 40 years’ service with the firm and wish him all the best for a long and happy retirement.
"The Walker Group has worked with Dutton Moore for more than 30 years. They have acted on behalf of all the Group’s companies and the family and are trusted and highly experienced business accountants, auditors and business advisers."Lee Davies, A.C.A, Financial Director, Walker Group
"We have worked with Dutton Moore for many years and have always received a first-rate service. The team at Dutton Moore provide us with invaluable accountancy, strategic planning and business advice as we continue to be a growing business in this region."Simon Gibson, Director at Simon Gibson Transport Ltd, Goole, East Yorkshire
Grain merchants and farmers, Burstwick, East Yorkshire:Jeremy Saunt, Director at Johnson and Saunt
"We have been clients of Dutton Moore for more than 20 years – they carry out all our accountancy work and business advice, their service and attention to detail is outstanding."
"Dutton Moore are an excellent provider of financial services for significant Hull based businesses such as Smales. We have worked with the firm for many decades and are guaranteed sound financial and business advice, alongside the general accountancy services that they provide. What is key for my Company is the direct involvement of the partners with the Smales management."Robin Orr B.Com; C.A; C.T.A, Financial Director, F.Smales & Son (F.M.) Ltd, Hull
"Having worked with Dutton Moore for many years now, we have always found the service extremely professional, prompt and courteous. As a growing business over the years their advice has been exemplary and without their valuable assistance in accounting and strategic planning we would have found the many transitions of growth a lot more challenging."Richard Spencer, Commercial Director, Spencer Signs Ltd, Hull
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