On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

Becki Talbot

Accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has expanded its Nottingham-based client support team.

Assistant manager Becki Talbot – who brings eight years of experience with her – adds to the firm’s cloud-based offering, particularly Xero.

Talbot said: “Making the move to UHY was an easy decision for me as it is a forward-thinking and progressive firm that is located right in the heart of Nottingham. The chance to help drive the firm’s cloud-based offering forward is an exciting opportunity.

“I really enjoy interacting with clients, hopefully making a difference and helping them to grow and achieve their goals. I’m looking forward to building an exciting growing portfolio of clients while here at UHY.”

Talbot previously worked at Bromhead Chartered Accountants and Dains Accountants.

Vijay Patel

Derby-based recruitment agency Astute Recruitment has hired Vijay Patel as divisional manager.

With over 19 years sales experience, he previously worked in America as a divisional director, and has 13 years’ recruitment experience.

He said: “I’m very excited to be joining the Astute Recruitment team to help them continue to expand its business and client base within the senior market. Having worked across the sector both in the Midlands and internationally I’m delighted for this opportunity and ready to get stuck into this new challenge.

“I’m very proud of my previous sales track record and recruitment career to date – I can’t wait to see what my future holds at Astute.”

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