Ambitious Tees accountancy practice Evolution LLP has opened a second office in Newcastle.
The Wynyard-headquartered firm – which officially moved to the city on January 4 – sees the opening of its Newcastle office as a demonstration of its commitment to bring its growing brand to the wider region.
Evolution has flourished on Teesside and over recent years has developed its footprint into Tyneside and Wearside, growing its client base in the area.
Priding itself on being approachable, with outstanding client relationships, the business believes it has a unique proposition with its development as a full-service hybrid consultancy.
Managing partner Martin Barber said: “The expansion is driven by the fact clients like what we do and the way that we do it.
“That leads to recommendations to work with others, often in new and exciting areas.
“Our clients tell us they like the way in which we help them to grow their businesses and we want to bring our open and engaging approach to a wider audience. Newcastle is a new and exciting venture for us.”
Associate member and head of taxation services, Tim Mallon, has been appointed to head up the Newcastle office.
Tim – who joined Evolution in November 2013 – had spent the majority of his working life on Tyneside and retaining a significant client base in the area.
“This is of course a great way to start a new year and what’s great to know is Newcastle is only the start of our expansion plans,” he said.
“We chose the location as we are hoping to grow our business quickly and therefore flexibility is important.
“We also want to be well placed for both the business community in Newcastle and good road links to our clients across the North East.”
Evolution enjoyed a successful 2015 – including several new appointments to its already expert team – and Martin believes his team’s ethos and a ‘can do’ attitude is behind everything Evolution has achieved.
He believes the firm has waited for the right time to open a second office but is excited there is still much more to come.