Midlands firm Harrison Beale & Owen joins DFK

A MIDLANDS accountancy firm has joined worldwide professional association DFK International to extend its global reach.

Harrison Beale & Owen (HB&O) has become a member of DFK International, among the top ten accountancy associations in the world with over 400 offices in more than 90 countries.

HB&O, which can trace its history back to 1924, is one of the largest firms of accountants and business advisers in the Coventry and Warwickshire region with more than 85 staff including ten directors at offices in Coventry and Leamington.

The firm incorporates HB&O Financial Services, a team of independent financial advisers offering expertise in wealth management, financial planning, personal investment, pensions and protection advice.

Phil Ewing, a director of HB&O, said: “We see this as very much part of our continuing development and are looking forward to building professional relationships with like-minded member firms around the world leading to mutually beneficial business referrals.”

DFK International, based in London, has continued its expansion around the world in recent months, with a number of firms in important economic centres becoming members.

HB&O follow the recruitment to DFK International earlier this month of Carter Backer Winter (CBW) and Wilson Wright, both based in central London.

DFK UK & Ireland has 18 member firms operating within major geographical centres in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, The Channel Isles and Isle of Man.

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