Tees chartered accountants and business advisers Waltons Clark Whitehill has supported two local young people in their career aspirations.
The Hartlepool-based firm has appointed Kyle Crosby, 18, as apprentice tax technician, in the firm’s tax team.
Kyle completed his A levels this summer at Hartlepool Sixth Form College and has joined Waltons Clark Whitehill to work alongside George Hardey, director and head of tax at the firm and other members of the tax team.
During Kyle’s apprenticeship he will be studying for the Association of Taxation Technicians Qualification.
Jack Butler 16, a former English Martyrs School student completed his GCSE’s this summer and has now joined the firm as an apprentice within the payroll and business administration department, which is managed by Shirley Lamb. Jack will be working towards a diploma in Payroll.
The firm’s managing director Heather O’Driscoll said: “Due to the continuing growth of our client base, we have expanded our teams across the firm. It is fantastic to be able to provide opportunities for the next generation and Kyle and Jack also represent an investment in the future of Waltons Clark Whitehill.”
Kyle Crosby said: “I’m delighted to be starting my career in taxation at a great company, Waltons Clark Whitehill has a brilliant reputation within the local area.”
Jack Butler said: “To get an apprenticeship with a local business straight from leaving school is fantastic and I’m extremely grateful that Waltons Clark Whitehill are helping me work towards a diploma in Payroll.”