Nigel Smith

Director of Hawsons Wealth Management

Nigel Smith was a private banking manager for NatWest plc, providing advice and recommendations to high net worth banking customers on the full range of investment, savings and inheritance tax solutions before joining Hawsons Wealth Management Limited. He has also worked for Bank of Scotland (HBOS) and HSBC Private Clients over the last 20 years after starting his career with Yorkshire Bank in West Yorkshire.

Nigel was one of the first wave of corporate financial advisers for HSBC in the UK, specialising in personal and corporate investments both onshore and offshore, as well as pensions and insurance products. For most of his time with HSBC, he was Personal and Corporate Financial Planning Manager across the Doncaster and North Lincolnshire area prior to moving to Private Clients in 2003. He was consistently regarded as one of the leading advisers in the region and received regular recognition for his achievements and customer service.

Nigel is responsible for the Wealth Management company within Hawsons, providing Independent Financial Advice to individual and corporate clients. Whilst developing a speciality for Investment and Pension planning, solutions can be sought from the whole of the market within a range of products and services.

He also has an in-depth knowledge of the protection needs of limited companies and partnerships, being able to offer advice on the range of issues facing most small and medium sized companies.

Nigel is married with four children and is a keen golfer who plays off a handicap of three.

Nigel Smith is director of Hawsons Wealth Management

Nigel Smith

Director of Hawsons Wealth Management Limited

0114 229 6557

[email protected]

Nigel’s recent articles

Tax Rates 2019/2020

  We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As the UK...

Spring Statement 2019

Amidst all the Brexit debates, the Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019. In his speech the Chancellor provided an update on the economy and responded to the Office for Budget Responsibility forecasts. In addition...

Hawsons appoint Craig Burton as Partner

Hawsons Chartered Accountants are delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Burton as a new Partner in the firm. Craig is a highly experienced corporate advisor and auditor, having worked with a number of national and international firms.  Craig’s...

Hawsons have a whirl of a time helping out at Whirlow Hall Farm

Partners and staff from Hawsons enjoyed two tough, but enjoyable days at Whirlow Hall Farm. Over the course of the 9th and 10th of May, two teams of 12 visited the local charity, which provides education and training for some of the region’s most disadvantaged...

Inheritance Tax: The things you need to know

Inheritance tax is a tax on the estate of someone who has died, and with property prices continuing to rise along with the recent introduction of the residence nil rate band (RNRB), the number of people that will become liable for inheritance tax will only increase....

What is an Enterprise Investment Scheme and what are the benefits?

EIS: A brief background In 1994, the Government launched a scheme called ‘The Enterprise Investment Scheme’ or EIS for short, and this scheme was created in order to encourage individuals to invest in companies that were in the early stage of their lifespan. It was...

Tony Nickson joins Hawsons as VAT Consultant

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Tony Nickson has joined the firm as a VAT Consultant. Tony was formerly a VAT Officer in Customs and Excise and then Higher Officer in HMRC. After 20 years of working in the VAT office, Tony has gained a wealth of knowledge of VAT...

Staff from Hawsons Endeavour to help!

On Friday 16 June, Hawsons staff enjoyed a day out helping the Sheffield based charity, Endeavour, by carrying out various tasks such as gardening, cleaning, stripping paint and even dismantling a canoe rack. Endeavour have been working with some of England's...

Stephen Allender joins Hawsons as Senior Tax Manager

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Stephen Allender has joined the firm as a Senior Tax Manager. Stephen is a Chartered Tax Advisor and member of the Association of Taxation Technicians. He has worked in tax since 1997 having gained a wealth of experience working...

Hawsons fundraise for Children In Need with charity bake-off!

Across all of our three offices, Hawsons have been fundraising for Children In Need with a dress-down day as well as a charity bake-off.  A big thank you to all those who entered the baking competition which was judged by Hawsons' Healthcare Partner, Scott Sanderson...

Hawsons’ partners take part in international football tournament

Two of Hawsons partners, Simon Bladen and Scott Sanderson, took part in an International 'World Cup style' tournament in Paris, France, over the weekend Simon and Scott represented the UK team of HLB International - a worldwide network of independent professional...

Hawsons launch new exit planning service

Hawsons Chartered Accountants are pleased to announce the launch of a new exit planning service. The service is aimed at owner managed businesses looking to realise the maximum value of their business as they exit the business in the next 5 years. It puts a structure...

Brexit: impact on investments, pensions and tax

On 23rd June 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union. Brexit has created an air of uncertainty and no one really knows what’s coming next or what it could all mean in the long term; however, many individuals are rightly concerned about what the UK's decision to...

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