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Hillier Hopkins makes two senior appointments

The firm has named Ruth Corkin principal and Alpa Adatia as assistant VAT manager.

Accountants Hillier Hopkins has announced the promotion of Ruth Corkin to principal and Alpa Adatia to assistant VAT manager

Corkin is a “highly experienced VAT and indirect tax expert and has sat on the government’s Alternative Arrangements for Northern Ireland Committee”. She is also the current technical chair of the VAT Practitioners Group and a champion for the access to HMRC’s systems for SMEs.

Meanwhile, Adatia joined Hillier Hopkins on 22 March following 11 years working for HMRC as a higher executive officer. She brings to the firm a “detailed knowledge and understanding of VAT and the workings of HMRC”.

Alex Bottom, managing principal at Hillier Hopkins, said: “I would like to extend the entire firm’s congratulations to Ruth on her well-deserved promotion. The past 12 months have been a challenging business environment with VAT and indirect taxes very much at front of mind for businesses. 

Ruth’s professionalism, dedication and understanding of the needs of business is at the heart of her success.

He added: “I would also like to extend a warm welcome to Alpa. The demand for VAT support has never been greater and we all look forward to the contribution she will bring and to the continued growth of the team.”

Hillier Hopkins is a firm of chartered accountants and tax advisers. The firm provides tax advisory and accountancy services to businesses and individuals in the UK and overseas. 

Established in 1933, it has offices in London, Milton Keynes and Watford. 

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