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Monday 14 January 2019
by Jackie Emson

Meet the Member- Alan Howarth from Marshall Peters Manchester Ltd

  • Name of Business - Marshall Peters Manchester Limited   
  • Who are you? Insolvency Practitioners looking for opportunities to assist and help distressed companies and individuals.    
  • What sets you apart from the competition? In a very competitive market we offer expertise to all our clients no matter what scale of turnover. The 3 man team all have considerable experience in all facets of business turnaround and if necessary closure. A personal concept from start to finish.   
  • How did the business come about? The Manchester office was the brainchild of the managing director of our Lancashire office. Alan Howarth was given the dubious opportunity to make the name of Marshall Peters known in and around Manchester together with the East Lancs corridor. We see Warrington as a growing business world which will have the need for expert advisors in times of growth
  • What are your main target markets? No particular market, but business owners, SME accountancy practices and solicitors would all be useful to us as a firm.   
  • How long as your business been in operation? 3 years in Manchester
  • How many staff do you employ? 3   
  • What job or achievement makes you most proud? Any job where the directors are grateful for our input.    
  • Where do you see the business being in 5 years? Simple - we will be on a bigger scale, our motivation to help and assist those in financial difficulties will remain.    Why Warrington? We see Warrington as a growing vibrant business community and as such an opportunity for Marshall Peters to become known and trusted within that community.   
  • Tell us one interesting thing about the business that might surprise us. Our biggest case in 2018 was based in Warrington. This company was regenerated several jobs were saved and the New co is now trading successfully.   
  • Tell us one interesting thing about you that people might not know. I am a football scout working in recruitment and opposition analysist. I have been working in the professional football for over 30 years, working to the first team affairs.   
  • Brexit; voted remain, now bored with it, just get on with it.   
  • Fantasy dinner party Mohammed Ali, Brian Clough, Winston Churchill, Diana Ross, John Lennon and my best mate Phil(deceased).