Growth in numbers

Published: 17 October 2017

Cotswold Independent Financial Services, based in Coventry, has grown its number of advisers to seven with the addition of Saime Dodwell. Dodwell previously spent two years running a Sunday school in Gloucestershire for Turkish children. The aim of the school was to help the children integrate into English culture while also gaining an understanding of their parents’ Turkish culture. Since joining Cotswold Independent Financial Services, Saime says she has particularly enjoyed working with the staff, whom have a friendly and straight forward approach. ‘Saime joining Cotswold allows us to have greater geographical coverage for our growing client base,’ says director Stuart Startup. ‘We have a number of introducers who also have clients and offices around the country. With Saime based in Cheltenham on board, it shows our commitment to be able to service our introducers and clients in this part of the world.’