Top 100 firm merges with Kent practice

BEGBIES CHETTLE AGAR, the London-based accounting firm which traces its roots back to 1837, said it has merged with Kent accountants Playfoot & Company.

The merger gives London-based Begbies, the UK’s 98th biggest accounting firm by fee income, its first regional office in more than 40 years, and expands its range of services.

Playfoot was founded by Darrell Playfoot and has advised businesses and individuals in the South East and beyond since 1986.

The merged entity will be known as Begbies Playfoot and will operate from
Playfoot’s existing offices in Cranbrook, Kent, Begbies said.

Daniel Valentine, a partner at Begbies Chettle Agar, will become the managing partner of Begbies Playfoot.

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