Harrison Beale & Owen has joined DFK International, a not-for-profit association of professional services firms. The membership of HB&O further extends DFK’s presence in the UK as it seeks to expand further globally.
Harrison Beale & Owen’s (HB&O) history began in 1924, and has since grown to be one of the largest professional services firms in the Coventry and Warwickshire region. The firm provides a range of offerings, including tax, accounting and advisory services with the aim of helping clients, ranging from charities and contractors to family businesses, stay compliant while protecting their wealth. The firm uses the latest in cloud based solutions, and has a staff of 85 in its offices in Coventry and Leamington.
DFK International is a not-for-profit association of members’ firms. The network is made up of professional services firms in 90 countries globally, with a total membership of 215 as of 2014. In the UK & Ireland DFK has18 member firms across centres in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, The Channel Isles and Isle of Man. The association was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in London.
HB&O joining the association is aimed at improving the representation of DFK in the UK and Ireland, with the firm strategically placed in the Midlands. DFK plans to continue to search for more well established and strategically located firms to join the association as it seeks to expand its network globally. “We are delighted that HB&O is joining us as it is a very well-established, respected and progressive firm in the Midlands that shares our highly-focused service levels,” says Bob Law, Chair of DFK UK & Ireland.
Phil Ewing, a Director of HB&O, adds: “We are extremely pleased to be joining DFK International as it is a high-quality association and will help to serve our clients with both international and national business interests. 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.”