Assurance for Briers

A UK specialist in fashionable footwear brands, gardening gloves and accessories has appointed an accountancy, investment management and tax group as part of its expansion strategy.

Briers, headquartered at Wincanton in Somerset, has enlisted the assurance services of the south coast office of Smith & Williamson, which covers Portsmouth.

Julie Mutton, an assurance and business services partner, and Paul Duckworth, a tax partner, will lead the work.