Ian Collett, director
A long history enables financial professionals to develop dedicated services designed to meet the individual needs of their clients, and that is certainly the case for both J Sydney Ault Limited and JW Hinks.
While insurance and financial services provider J Sydney Ault has more than 110 years’ experience in the industry, JW Hinks was established just a few years earlier in 1896.
Their paths crossed 15 years ago, when Ian Collett, a director at J Sydney Ault, felt it appropriate to see if he could find better accountants and JW Hinks provided the best presentation.
Since then, the firm has prepared the financial accounts at year end – taking care of the tax calculations and liaising with HM Revenue & Customs – and advised on any accountancy questions during the year.
When J Sydney Ault has wanted to do something, such as see if issuing shares to non-shareholders would be advantageous to the company, the accountants have researched the issue and advised on the best way forward. Consequently, the insurance brokers have always known what they could and could not do.
“I am satisfied with the job that JW Hinks does,” says Mr Collett. “I would recommend the firm, as we have confidence in them and they do a good job.”