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Sam Godbold, Senior Manager, and Jacob Wornham, Audit Senior, Join Smith & Williamson’s Assurance and Business Services Department On The South Coast

Posted on: 28/02/2018

Sam Godbold has joined Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group’s Assurance and Business Services department on the South Coast as a senior manager.

Sam joins having previously worked at both Mazars and Grant Thornton as a Senior Manager within the Assurance team.

Sam commented: “I am thrilled to join the Assurance and Business Services team at Smith & Williamson, at a time where the firm is investing and growing locally. The range of clients at the firm, the depth and variety of complimentary services the firm can provide and its reputation for client relationships and services were the key drivers in joining.”

Jacob Wornham has also joined the same team as an Audit Senior, having previously worked at Carpenter Box as an Audit Senior.

Sam and Jacobs appointments have come at a key time for the office which is growing rapidly with an increasing focus on scale up, innovative and entrepreneurial businesses.  With the recent addition of the business outsourcing service in this office these key appointments continue to cement the commitment of the firm to the South Coast.

As the Innovation Zone key sponsor at Venturefest South being held on Thursday 1st March, the firm works with many innovative companies helping them raise funding through EIS investments and claim valuable tax credits through R & D tax credits relief.

Many of these innovative companies are Scale Up businesses and key to UK productivity.

Andrew Edmonds, managing partner of the Southampton office of Smith & Williamson, said “I’m thrilled that Sam and Jacob have joined Smith & Williamson. Sam brings with him a great deal of experience of a multitude of different sized businesses including scale-ups. Jacob brings further experience looking after owner managed businesses on the South Coast and is already proving to be an excellent addition to the team. They both further strengthen our local team.




By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of writing.

The tax treatment depends on the individual circumstances of each client and may be subject to change in future.

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