The managing partner of a chartered accountants in Northampton is retiring after 38 years at the firm.
Philip Lomas will leave Hawsons, in Duncan Close, on June 30.
He began his professional career by training to be a chartered accountant with the firm starting in 1977.
Having qualified and subsequently promoted to manager at the Sheffield office he took the opportunity to stay with the firm.
Philip moved to Northampton in 1988 to strengthen the management team in what was a new venture for the firm at the time.
Martyn Weatherall, Senior Partner, said: “Philip has played a major part in the evolution and continuing success of the Northampton office and we would like to thank him for his dedicated service to clients and the firm over the years and wish him all the best for a long, healthy and happy retirement.”