"Launching Equatas will help us to do just that, safe in the knowledge that were offering our clients an exceptional level of service at a highly competitive rate."
Richard Fraser, CEO
Frenkel Topping has today announced its value-added accountancy joint venture with Forth’s Accountancy to assist with tax planning for their clients.
The Salford-based specialist IFA will utilise Equatas to provide its clients with a full end-to-end service, as up until now, this particular element had been outsourced.
The move forms a core part of Frenkel Topping’s commitment to offering its clients full transparency throughout the settlement process, from how each stage of assessment will be delivered to the exact cost involved.
Richard Fraser, Frenkel Topping Group’s CEO, said the introduction of Equatas will enable Frenkel Topping to further enhance the client experience.
“We’re passionate about making our clients’ lives as easy as we can – many of them have suffered life-changing injuries and so we want to protect their assets in the most hassle-free, straightforward way possible.
“We want to take the stress and responsibility off their shoulders and give them a safe pair of hands.
“Launching Equatas will help us to do just that, safe in the knowledge that we’re offering our clients an exceptional level of service at a highly competitive rate.”
Equatas will offer accounting and auditing services, bookkeeping activities and will handle all tax returns and associated activity for Frenkel Topping clients.
The news comes off the back of a recent announcement that Frenkel Topping Group has deployed a robust acquisition strategy and is on the hunt for new businesses and advice firms to add to its roster.
Frenkel Topping specialises in securing and looking after assets of claimants who have been awarded compensation payments through personal injury or clinical negligence.
The firm has additional wholly-owned subsidiaries under its parent company Frenkel Topping Group – Ascencia Investment Management, an investment house which creates bespoke financial portfolios for its clients; and Obiter Wealth Management, which applies the same principles of investing to wealth management clients as it would to a vulnerable client.
Frenkel Topping Group has £92m AUM and headcount currently sits at 70 Headquartered in Salford, the business has a national spread with offices in Birmingham, Cardiff and London.