Firm makes a new star appointment

Pictured is new appointment Jason Hancock who has joined Barber, Harrison and Platt as a personal tax advisor.

Pictured is new appointment Jason Hancock who has joined Barber, Harrison and Platt as a personal tax advisor.

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A LEADING firm of independent chartered accountants has strengthened its tax team with a top appointment.

Barber Harrison & Platt, which has an office on Saltergate, Chesterfield, has taken on experienced Personal Tax Adviser Jason Hancock who has 15 years’ experience as a senior tax adviser after working at a large Midlands-based accountancy practice.

BHP personal tax chief Elaine Skelton said: “We are thrilled Jason is joining us. He brings expertise, experience and an engaging personality. We think he has something special to offer clients, in particular specialist experience in working with high net worth individuals.”

Jason added: “I was drawn to BHP because it has such a strong reputation for quality advice and a high level of care for clients. I look forward to supporting the firm’s tax team in advising a varied cross-section of personal tax clients.”

Jason will support BHP’s personal tax portfolio across the region focusing especially on Chesterfield and Sheffield.