MHA MACINTYRE HUDSON has announced a merger with Kent firm Larkings, an independent firm with offices in Canterbury and Maidstone.
The firm will take on the MHA MacIntyre Hudson name, with the six partners and 40 staff continuing to operate from their existing offices.
Larkings’ main service lines are audit, accounting, personal and business tax advice, serving clients in not-for-profit organisations, law, healthcare, agriculture and construction in Kent and the south east.
MHA MacIntyre Hudson chairman Rakesh Shaunak (pictured) explained: “Kent is an exciting market place and we have long seen it as a growth area. Our Rochester office has provided us with a small presence in the region for several years. However, with Larkings, we now have the opportunity to work much more closely with businesses across the county and take advantage of the opportunities on offer.”
Larkings partner Michael Moore said: “We are excited about becoming part of MHA MacIntyre Hudson and providing a broader range of service and sector expertise to our clients such as outsourcing, VAT and corporate finance.
“Both firms have a similar outlook and are a good cultural fit and we’re confident that we’ll continue to deliver our services to a high level. The merger coincides with Larkings’ 125 year anniversary so it is a fantastic way to celebrate and move the firm forward.”