Business News for 22nd October 2010 :: Hillier Hpkins
Hillier Hopkins, Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers and Aylesbury based, BFS Accountants Ltd Chartered Certified Accountants completed a merger on Tuesday 19th October. The merger will bring BFS into Hillier Hopkins’ offices in Alton House, Gatehouse Way, Aylesbury. BFS service existing clients under the name BFS Accounting, as a division of HH Accounting and Tax Services Ltd
Now with 24 partners, over 100 staff and four offices in London and the South East, Hillier Hopkins Group continue their rapid growth and success as a major, independent firm in the region. They provide a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses ranging from small entrepreneurial enterprises to large international corporations.
The firm has a number of corporate tax and personal tax specialists with expertise in advanced tax planning and international and off-shore tax. One of the firm’s key strengths is services for owner managed businesses, in particular, corporate finance and wealth management advice. They also have many specialists with specific expertise in key sectors such as media, pension schemes, FSA regulated businesses, LLPs and partnerships, professional service firms, healthcare, charities, golf clubs and contractors.
Colin Howe, Managing Partner of Hillier Hopkins commented on the merger, “We are delighted to have linked up with BFS Accountants Ltd. Our two firms have complementary skills and client bases. The merger will enable us to strengthen our market position in Aylesbury.”
Chris Smith, Managing Director at BFS Accountants Ltd added “while continuing to act for our clients with that personal touch, we can now provide that extra breadth of technical and practical advice which is important in today’s regulatory environment”