The nature of these partnerships has yet to be defined but unless you have had your head in the sand for the last decade you will know Microsoft pursues business opportunities with vigour.
So its expansion in the UK should make the likes of Tenon and Jobtel sit up and take notice, though it’s by no means clear that Microsoft’s ambitions extend as far as consolidation.
Sage should also pay attention. It’s successful accountants club could be mirrored by the US giant. One thing’s certain; 2001 will not be made less interesting by Microsoft’s ambitions.
Three new partners and seven business restructuring advisers have been appointed to the new Preston office
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
The Top 20 firm has recently advised J S Wright, the mechanical and electrical building services specialist
Promotions have been made in the private clients tax team and corporate business team