Ross Brooke Chartered Accountants has revealed it has joined UHY Hacker Young in a bid to “expand its presence in South England”.
Founded in 1994 by Michael Brooke, Ross Brooke is a full-service accountancy firm offering audit, accounting, tax and business advice services from offices in Newbury, Swindon, Hungerford and Abingdon.
The firm has 11 partners and 80 staff, and is now rebranding as UHY Ross Brooke.
According to the firm, access to the UHY international network of firms in 270 business centres in 100 countries is one of the “key reasons” Ross Brooke joined the UHY group.
The addition of Ross Brooke forms part of a “strategic plan” by UHY Hacker Young to “expand further across the UK”.
The network is also “seeking to increase its presence in areas including the South West, Scotland, Leeds and Cumbria”.
Colin Wright, chair of UHY Hacker Young, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Ross Brooke to UHY Hacker Young. We know the firm well and hold them, their client base, teams and their work in high regard.
“Ross Brooke has been very successful in bringing in more international work in recent times. Access to truly global capabilities is a key advantage of being part of UHY Hacker Young, so it made a lot of sense for everyone for Ross Brooke to join us.”
Michael Brooke, founder of Ross Brooke, added: “It’s exciting for our firm and our team to be entering the next stage of growth by becoming UHY Ross Brooke.
“We have a rapidly expanding client base that has diverse and increasing needs across the UK and internationally. We also have a loyal, hardworking and committed team with more joining each month whose ambitions we want to meet in the future.”