A fast-growing Midlands accountancy group Baldwins is joining forces with Gloucester business Berkeley Hamilton. The accountancy firm joins forces to open its first premises in the city making this the sixth new office for Baldwins in the last 12 months.
Berkeley Hamilton’s Pullman Court, Great Western Road based 25 staff and existing partners will be remaining with the company who act for over 700 corporate and private clients ranging from SMEs to global entities.
Baldwins’ partner, David Baldwin, said:- “This was an exciting move for the firm. Berkeley Hamilton is a well-established, large accountancy and business advice practice in Gloucester and we want to build on its experience, reputation and the excellent service it already provides to its clients,
“We will bring our significant expertise to complement the existing services offered to clients. This is the first time we have had a base in the city and is considered a significant addition to our group. “Many staff have been with Berkeley Hamilton for over 15 years which underlines their loyalty and pro-active approach to business and this is an excellent opportunity to add to their range of services which will benefit the company’s customers.
“Our aim is to enhance Berkeley Hamilton’s existing high quality accounts and tax team and bring added value banking and corporate finance services to the team which will prove beneficial to their clients whether they are a sole trader or a blue-chip business.
“We are a business who put people very much at the heart of everything we do and are looking forward to networking and meeting key business people in Gloucester and the surrounding area over the coming weeks and months.
Berkeley Hamilton, partner, Mark Handscombe, said:- “We have been established since 1982 and this is a new chapter in our business which we are looking forward to developing,
“Baldwins Accountants has a reputation for being at the heart of the communities they serve which fits in with our ethos.
“We have built a strong team over the years particularly within our outsourced payroll company, PayeStaff Limited, which is going from strength to strength due to the professional, tailored, accurate and efficient secure service it provides.
“Baldwins Accountants’ expert knowledge in certain sectors will complement the services we already provide which can only prove beneficial to our clients.”
The firm will operate as Baldwin Berkeley Hamilton