AN insolvency and forensic accounting firm in Radcliffe has taken on a new senior manager.

Steven Mason has been appointed by Inquesta in their corporate insolvency division.

He joins the St John's Terrace company with 12 years under his belt in the profession, including nine at Kay Johnson Gee.

His role will see him advising directors of small and medium-sized businesses on their options in a financial crisis.

Welcoming him to the firm, director Steven Wiseglass praised his "impressive track record".

He added: "He takes a commercial and pragmatic approach when advising directors of SMEs and negotiating financial settlements to maximise returns to creditors, and his skills will prove extremely valuable as demand for our services grows."