People: New promotions at DHP; FD in at law firm; accountancy firm hires client support

Matt Newton and Anwyn Williams

DHP Family has announced two promotions within its marketing team.

Anwyn Williams has been promoted to head of marketing and Matt Newton is stepping up to become marketing manager.

Williams will lead the team, overseeing marketing output across DHP’s concert and festival roster, including some of the company’s biggest arena and theatre tours working with artists such as James Blunt, The Human League, Sam Fender, Rufus Wainwright and Happy Mondays.

She also manages the marketing for the Dot To Dot Festival, and is a member of the internal teams that deliver the Women in Music initiative, set up to address the gender imbalance within the music industry, and Beat The Streets, a multi-venue event in Nottingham to combat homelessness that has raised nearly £250,000 for the charity Framework.

Mark Short

Property management law firm, Brady Solicitors, has appointed experienced finance professional Mark Short following a record year that saw the company grow its revenue by more than 60%.

“We’ve experienced an incredibly strong year despite the challenges of the pandemic and the associated impact on the court system,” Colin Hussey, director at Brady Solicitors said.

He added: “Through the hard work and agility of our team and staying close to our property management clients throughout the pandemic, we have been able to kickstart a powerful period of growth. Mark’s appointment as head of finance reflects our ambition to further build on this recent growth.”

An accountancy and business advice company has welcomed its eighth team member – more than doubling in size over the past 12 months.

Emily Cooper

Vibrant Accountancy, based on Duffield Road, have welcomed Emily Cooper as its client service support.

She joins co-founders Ian Ball and Beverley Wakefield, Samantha Carter-Roe, Vibrant’s chief book-keeper, office co-ordinator Lynn McCabe, Emma Vicars, who is head of accounting, Lauren Hiller (head of tax) and Zoe Bishop, who joined the team in September as a senior accountant.

“I have heard so much about Vibrant Accountancy and am absolutely delighted to be joining the team,” said Cooper/

“Finance is something which I’ve always had a keen interest in. I studied business at A-Level and did work experience at Cooper Parry, who have their head office in my home town of Castle Donington.

“I joined Tax Assist in Shepshed in 2018 and finished my AAT in February; I see joining Vibrant Accountancy as a chance to further my career and I’m looking forward to meeting clients.”