Carpenter Box accountants get digging!

Members of staff at Carpenter Box from across their six offices swapped spreadsheets for spades to plant trees throughout Sussex to mark the firm’s 100 years in business.

The accountancy practice celebrated its centenary last year, raising a total of £82,000 for local charities and voluntary groups. The celebrations also included tree planting at St Catherine’s Hospice in Pease Pottage, Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group in Chichester, and Field Place in Worthing.

In Pease Pottage, a team of staff from the Crawley office worked to plant a selection of bee-friendly trees, to grow into beautiful displays where patients and families can have a calm and restful space.

In Chichester, the team planted over 30 trees in a newly created hedge on farmland, to enhance the space. The trees will be maintained by the local farm to ensure their enduring legacy.

In Worthing, the Carpenter Box team worked alongside members of Adur & Worthing Councils and South Downs Leisure to plant whitebeam trees to help green the environment.

Carpenter Box Staff From left to right: Ian Hodge Karen Scott-Darling, Polly Hallistow, Claire Martin, and Kira Mckinney

Marketing & Communications Director Kira McKinney was one of the team members lending a hand in Worthing, commenting: “It was a wonderful way to conclude our centenary activities. We look forward to seeing the trees become established over the coming years for the benefit of the local residents across the Sussex region.”