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

Nigel’s recent articles

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...

One year on from the 2015 new pensions rules – key stats

According to HMRC figures released last month, over 230,000 people have used the new pension rules, introduced one year ago, to access over £4.3bn in pensions saving. Since the pension flexibility rules took effect from 6 April 2015: 232,000 individuals have accessed...

Natasha Fathers joins growing Hawsons Wealth Management team

Hawsons Wealth Management are delighted to announce that Natasha Fathers has joined the firm as an Independent Financial Adviser. Natasha is an experienced financial adviser having worked in financial services throughout her career, both across Yorkshire and at a...

Peter Wilmer joins as Corporate Finance Partner

Hawsons are pleased to announce that Peter Wilmer has joined the firm as Corporate Finance Partner. Peter is highly experienced in the field of corporate finance having worked for two firms of Chartered Accountants, including a national firm, as well as two major...

Are charities really prepared for auto enrolment?

Are charities really prepared for auto enrolment? The law on workplace pensions has changed and by 2017 every organisation in the UK, including charities, must automatically enrol their employees. The ability of pension providers to provide solutions is becoming a...

Auto enrolment – bigger costs for those that wait

The law on workplace pensions has changed with the recent onset of auto enrolment. There are hundreds of thousands of smaller companies across the UK approaching their staging date, and between now and April 2017 millions of workers will be automatically enrolled into...

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