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New Appointments at The RU Group

Group Strengthens Nottingham HQ and Sheffield Office as it Plans Further Growth

The RU Group, a leading Midlands financial services group headquartered on the ng2 Business Park in Nottingham, is pleased to announce a range of new appointments.

Growing Nottingham Head Office              

In Nottingham, The RU Group has made two appointments, with Sam Herminie and Joe Staniforth joining as paraplanners. Sam and Joe will play a valuable role in the preparation, delivery and administration of  clients’ financial plans, working alongside The Group’s financial planners.

The new appointments bring the total number of people employed by The RU Group at its Nottingham head office to 53. 

Sheffield Expansion

In Sheffield, the Group has appointed Lewis Armstrong and Claire Hagyard to its growing team located on Sheffield Business Park.

Lewis joins the team as a Senior Client Services Administrator, whilst Claire has taken on the role of Client Relationship and Business Coordinator. Both will be responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships and delivering excellent service to the Group’s increasing number of private and corporate clients in Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

The new appointments bring the number of people at the Sheffield office to 10 and demonstrates The RU Group’s commitment to developing its business in the region. Overall, The Group employs 65 people across its Nottingham, Sheffield and Derby offices.

Andy Dyke, Managing Director of The RU Group comments:

“Lewis and Claire will play an important role in strengthening our Sheffield team and I’m sure they will both make great additions to the company. We have been established in Sheffield for over twenty years, working in strategic partnership with Hart Shaw Chartered Accountants and it’s a location we are actively looking to develop further over coming years.”  

Growing Demand

These appointments will enable The RU Group to meet the growing demand for its range of services. In the previous financial year, the Group achieved record financial results with significant increases in both turnover and profits. Overall, The RU Group’s turnover increased by almost 20% to £5.3 million. Profits before tax also increased by 20% from the previous financial year.

Andy Dyke adds:

“Over recent years we have laid the foundations for growth through the reorganisation of the Group and the development of a dynamic strategic plan. We are committed to further developing the business and recruiting the right people at our offices in Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield to deliver excellent client service which is a fundamental part of our growth strategy.”

“I welcome Lewis, Claire, Sam and Joe to the team and look forward to working with them over the coming years.”

The RU Group is a leading group of independent, personal and corporate financial advisers made up of Russell Ulyatt Financial Services, Greenhalgh Financial Services, Hart Shaw Financial Planning and Shevill Parkes Financial Services. The Group currently has over £450 million in private wealth under management in its model portfolios and investment propositions and employs 65 members of staff across its offices in Nottingham, Sheffield and Derby.

Russell Ulyatt Financial Services Limited, Greenhalgh Financial Services Limited and Shevill Parkes (Financial Services) Limited are authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority. 

Hart Shaw Financial Planning Limited is an Appointed Representative of Russell Ulyatt Financial Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority.

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