KERRY Palethorpe is the newest member of the expanding local firm of independent financial advisers, Hart Financial Management Limited.

Ms Palethorpe has 25 years’ experience in financial services, having worked for firms in Ferndown, Poole and Bournemouth.

Director Keith Hartland, who launched Hart in 2003 to provide an independent, bespoke wealth management service for high net worth individuals and business owners, speaking at the company’s office on Glenmore Business Park in Churchfields Industrial Estate, said: “We’re very excited to have Kerry on board.

“She has an ethos which complements the way we work at Hart and will enable us to advise more clients.”