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Accountancy firm with ‘rich history’ joins leading mid-market practice with focus on SMEs

Accountancy firm with ‘rich history’ joins leading mid-market practice with focus on SMEs

Specialist accountancy firm Scrutton Bland, which has offices in Ipswich, Colchester and Bury St Edmunds, has become part of Sumer, a leading mid-market accountancy practice. The firm is joining Sumer, a significant challenger in the sector, to scale and access the latest technologies and to enhance its client proposition. Scrutton Bland is a firm chartered accountants, tax and business advisers with 150 employees and whose areas of expertise includes: agriculture, charities, construction, technology, and education. Sumer has nine regional hubs, 45 offices and over 1,200 staff and has a focus on SMEs.

Warren Mead, chief executive officer of Sumer, said: “Scrutton Bland has a rich history, and a big future, with a dedicated team passionate about championing SME’s. The practice has received awards for its highly supportive approach to colleague development and focus on its people which made partnering ideal.”

Jason Fayers, managing partner at Scrutton Bland, said: "...We want to offer our clients and team the best experience possible and as a leadership team we have been thinking about how we can poise the business for growth. As technology evolves and the business world becomes ever more complex, we realise we must tap into additional scale. At the same time, we want to work with people with a shared vision. That’s why we’re incredibly excited to join Sumer, who share our core values and can’t wait for the next chapter in the Scrutton Bland story.”

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