Haines Watts merges with Chester firm
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National accountancy firm, Haines Watts has merged with Chester firm, Pursglove & Brown, as part of two firms’ ongoing expansion plans in the North West.
Haines Watts, which also has offices in Liverpool and the Wirral, are expanding their presence in the Cheshire region with the addition of the Pursglove & Brown office in Chester.
Steve Greensill, director at Pursglove & Brown, said: “Joining Haines Watts allows us to offer a wider range of services specifically aimed at business owners, giving clients access to a new pool of skilled specialists.
“Our existing team will remain in Chester to ensure that we can continue to offer our fantastic level of service to current clients.”
This partnership solidifies the commitment to supporting businesses in the North West with offices across the North West in Chester, Wirral, Liverpool, Altrincham and Manchester.
Vikki Wynne, director at Haines Watts, said: “Our aim is to become the prominent name across the region for expert accountancy, tax and business advice to North West business owners.
“We’re delighted to be joining forces with such a strong practice and the merger will bring development opportunities for our combined team, as well as giving clients access to a wider range of specialist services and expertise.”
Steve added: “The merger provides a strong platform for growing an even more exciting and dynamic business to support North West companies.
“It combines two firms with similar approaches to client service and shared values.”
The team in Chester will continue to offer support and advice in accounting, audit, corporate tax, personal tax, R&D tax credits and business valuation.
Steve continued: “After the challenges that North West businesses have faced in the past 14 months, we now have our eyes firmly set on helping clients come out of the pandemic stronger and helping them grow their businesses.”