TaxAssist Accountants has opened a new franchise office in south east London.
The firm’s portfolio includes over 365 shops and offices across the UK.
Wu said: “It’s been a long-held dream to run my own practice in my hometown. I was attracted to working with small business clients and am passionate about providing a first-class service, helping them with their businesses and directly impacting on my local community.
“I was fortunate to find the ideal shop so quickly and am pleased with the fit-out and look of the shop.”
Slade has worked in industry for eight years, culminating in becoming a group financial controller before moving to Manchester, where he began working as a contractor. Knowing that he wanted to establish his own business, he said he turned to franchising.