Baker Tilly merges with Yorkshire firm

Baker Tilly is merging with an independent Yorkshire firm, formerly
associated with Horwath Clark Whitehill LLP, to form the largest accountancy
group in West Yorkshire, outside of the Big Four.

The new firm is also set to generate annual revenues in Yorkshire of more
than £20m with 24 partners and over 200 staff, with offices in Leeds, Bradford
and Keighley.

Baker Tilly is currently the 7th largest accountancy firm in the United
Kingdom with over 250 partners in 27 regional offices and annual revenues of
more than £200 million a year.

Baker Tilly’s managing partner Laurence Longe, said they were delighted to be
joined ‘by a team of such quality, which greatly strengthens both our regional
presence and the firm as a whole.’

Tim Parr, Senior Partner, Horwath Clark Whitehill (Yorkshire), said: ‘Baker
Tilly has great brand recognition and we are extremely pleased to be joining
such a well respected team. Our strengths are complementary and this will only
increase our ability to enhance the service offering to our clients.’

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