Saffery Champness win Utility Point as a client

Jun 15, 2020

The Bournemouth office of national Chartered Accountants Saffery Champness LLP, has welcomed a significant client win, having been appointed by Utility Point to look after all aspects of its audit, accounting and taxation affairs and help the business through its next growth phase.

Utility Point provides domestic gas and electricity to over 150,000 households across the UK, and has achieved significant levels of year on year growth.

Saffery Partner Jamie Lane advised, “With a key focus on high growth entrepreneurial businesses, we are pleased to be partnering with the owners of Utility Point, Ben Bolt and Simon Yarwood, to work with them on the next stage in their exciting journey.  The company is not only growing its customer base at a high rate, but also continues to grow as a key employer in Poole.  Ben and Simon are incredibly entrepreneurial and I believe that the high quality service and proactive approach to client care were key drivers of the decision to move to Safferys.” 

Utility Point founder and CFO Simon Yarwood commented, “It is great for the business to be working with Saffery Champness, who undoubtedly have the skills and expertise to work alongside the management team at Utility Point. I look forward to working closely with Jamie and the team as we embark upon our next exciting phase of growth” 

About Saffery Champness LLP

 Saffery Champness LLP is the 12th largest firm of chartered accountants in the UK (by fee income), providing specialist advice to a wide range of individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organisations. The firm does not try to be all things to all people. Instead, its focus is very much on seven core areas of business, where it has built significant expertise and can really bring value to clients’ affairs: private wealth; entrepreneurs; land and estates; not-for-profit; sports and entertainment; international; professional and consultancy businesses. For over 160 years, the firm’s success has been founded upon providing clients with a genuinely partner-led service, and working with them to create bespoke solutions that help them to achieve their personal and business objectives. Saffery Champness has 83 partners and over 700 staff, across nine UK offices. It also has offices in Dubai, Dublin, Guernsey, Geneva and Zurich. The firm is a member of Nexia International, a leading, global network of over 250 independent accounting and consulting firms, spanning 115 countries. Visit for more information or see Twitter: @Safferys.

About Utility Point

Based in Poole, Dorset, Utility Point is one of the UK’s fastest growing domestic energy suppliers.   Founded in 2018, the company has already grown to over 100 employees, and more than 150,000 customers.   Utility Point’s mission is to increase energy efficiency, provide a dedicated, personalised service and work together with customers to save money and reduce their carbon footprint.  At the centre of this mission is a team of highly motivated individuals, all working to achieve the same values..  These values have brought the company not only great success, but also widespread recognition. In February 2020, Utility Point was named in the prestigious Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For list, the Top 75 Companies to Work For in the South West list, and awarded the highest available three-star Best Companies rating.    Please visit for more information. ​