TOP 50+50 firm TGS Taylorcocks has completed a merger with Farnham-based firm Bicknell Sanders.
Bicknell Sanders partners Nigel Bicknell and Bedford LLoyd and their 13 staff have relocated to Taylorcocks’ Farnham office.
Bicknell Sanders was established in 1971 and offers a range of accountancy, tax and audit services.
TGS Taylorcocks was established in 1992, it now has ten directors and over 100 employees. Taylorcocks provides accountancy, tax, audit and business advisory services to approximately 2,500 clients across central and southern England and is a founder member of TGS Global, a worldwide accountancy and legal network of independent firms.
Taylorcocks managing director Ian Cocks said: “In line with our growth plans, we continue to look at merging with or acquiring other firms where we can see a good fit and a complementary client base. I am delighted that Bicknell Sanders have decided to join forces with us, to create a dynamic upscaled local presence which meets the needs of SMEs in and around Farnham.”
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