We are really excited to announce the recruitment of John Hegney to our business, to support our continued growth and deliver one of our key business services. The appointment of John will enhance our existing audit business model and open the opportunity to service a wider client base in the region.

John Hegney is a Certified Chartered Accountant and fellow member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA). John has joined Folkes Worton following the last four years with Azets Audit Services. and beyond Azets the previous 20 years delivering audit services at two of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy and audit firms, including three years in Canada specialising in utilities and natural resources.

John brings extensive experience in financial statement audits from across the region where previously he led all audits out of Walsall, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Telford and Shrewsbury for Azets. He has worked alongside a variety of businesses, ranging from family-run SMEs and mid-market businesses through to larger international groups of companies. He manages client relationships with a direct hands-on approach and his experience spans a wide range of sectors including recruitment, manufacturing, construction, logistics & distribution and legal & professional services firms. 

John will work closely with the firm’s portfolio of SMEs customers to provide a high quality, cost effective and personal approach to the audit offering at a time that is critical for many businesses.

The appointment enhances Folkes Worton’s Audit capability in the West Midlands and surrounding areas, supporting the firm’s ongoing ambitious growth plans.

Nigel Meredith, Senior Partner with Folkes Worton, said: “We are delighted that John has decided to join us from Azets at a fantastic time for the firm and the audit service. John has the ideal skill set to work with our existing client base and support the growth plans we have in place for the next five years. 

As we grow, John will play a key part in the wider business and in the direct day-to-day running of our audit service line. “

John Hegney, Audit Partner with Folkes Worton, added: “I’m excited to join Folkes Worton and it’s fantastic to see how highly they value each client relationship and how closely they work together. I have known about Folkes Worton for a while now and I am excited to join having seen the firm’s incredible achievements, over the last 12 months and wider business plan. I feel that I have a fantastic opportunity to become part of a well establish team.

I’d like to thank Nigel and the fellow partners for their warm welcome and I’m looking forward to working with our client base and supporting them throughout these challenging times of economic uncertainty.”

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