Moore and Smalley adds three to rural business team

Accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has added Tracey Richardson, Yvonne Lambert and Sophie Lucas to its farming and rural business team.

MHA Moore and Smalley has added Tracey Robinson, Yvonne Lambert and Sophie Lucas

Tracey has been promoted to head up the specialist team, which helps manage the financial, business and personal tax affairs of farming businesses across the North West.

Client manager Yvonne Lambert joins the team of nine from Cumbria accountancy firm Hanley & Co where she spent five years. She specialises in managing business accounts and personal tax returns for farmers and has particular knowledge of capital gains tax planning.

Sophie Lucas has also been promoted from corporate assistant to corporate services supervisor. She has experience in managing accounts for farmers and a host of other rural businesses, including caravan and leisure parks.

Tracey, a farmer’s daughter who lives in Kendal, has been with MHA Moore and Smalley for 19 years. She said: “I’ve been advising farmers in Cumbria and the South Lakes for many years, so it’s a privilege to be given this opportunity to lead the team and work with more clients across the region." MHA Moore and Smalley’s farming and rural business team advises livestock and arable farmers as well as a wide range of other agricultural and rural businesses, including those in the leisure, hospitality and energy sectors.