Settle-based Haworths Chartered Accountants has been classified as an outstanding professional practice by CharterGroup, the national alliance of high- quality, independent firms of chartered accountants.

The accolade follows an independent annual review by the CharterGroup which provides accountancy practices with technical support, networking opportunities and business consultancy.

Mark Schofield, director at Haworths, said: “Knowing that, as a practice, we are on top of our game is excellent news to us and our clients.”