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DTE Business Advisers appoints new Partner to enhance offering for clients

05 February 2021

DTE Business Advisers are delighted to announce the appointment of Derek Armstrong as partner to enhance its support for current and new clients and to assist with the growth and strategy of the practice. Derek joined DTE’s Accounts & Audit department on 1 February 2021 and is based primarily at the company’s Bury office.

An experienced Partner with over 20 years in practice, Derek is particularly skilled in advising the SME market in planning, business advisory, corporate and personal tax planning and business strategy.

Having spent most of his professional career working closely with business owners, Derek has an excellent understanding of not only day-to-day business operation, but also the worries and aspirations of business owners. His passion lies in providing clients with practical and actionable guidance to achieve their goals, as well as helping them optimise values through efficient tax planning.

At DTE, Derek will be responsible for enhancing the firm’s brand profile as well as expanding its offerings to more of DTE’s core clientele in Manchester, Bury and the North West.

Richard Taylor, Director and Head of Audit at DTE Bury, commented: “Despite the adverse effects of the pandemic, we have been extremely busy assisting clients and this has driven the need for team expansion. Derek is a highly proactive adviser with excellent strategic vision and a hands-on attitude in supporting clients, which resonates well with DTE’s mission of being a partner for success to our clients. I am delighted to welcome Derek to our team and wish him all the best for his future at DTE”.

Derek Armstrong said: “To join a practice and work with likeminded people who share the same vision and goals as myself is very refreshing. The organisation is in great shape and I am looking forward to introducing my skill set to assist with the growth, long term strategy and continued success of the business”.


For more information, please contact Ella Nham, Marketing Manager, at 0161 767 1200, email

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