Press Release

6 October 2022

Re: Leading North West Accountants Merge with Worsley Practice

North West Chartered Accountants, Horsfield & Smith, has merged with Huddart Chartered Accountants whose offices are based in Worsley

A well established firm based in Bury, Horsfield & Smith employs 24 staff and has gained an excellent reputation in the area for the help and advice they have provided to many SMEs and individuals in Bury and the North West since they opened the practice in 1889.

Enjoying a prominent position in Worsley, Huddart Chartered Accountants is a highly respected firm who employs 12 staff. Charles Lucas and his team have been providing business advisory services to owner managed businesses for over 15 years.

Client care is paramount across both firms, along with providing staff with continuity and training opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills. In addition, the firms use Xero cloud-based software extensively due to the effective features and benefits it provides in helping businesses to grow and improve their processes as we transition into the era of Digital Accounting.

Lee Sugden, Director at Horsfield & Smith, commented: “With both firms sharing the same culture and values we knew that merging the two together was the right decision, plus it reflects a period of sustained success during which our client base has grown substantially. This will allow us to expand across the region, paving the way for continued success”.

Charles Lucas, Director at Huddart Chartered Accountants, commented “We hope you will join us in celebrating this fantastic business opportunity which brings greater prospects for our staff to progress and develop their careers in a supported environment.

Our clients will benefit from a more diverse range of specialist advice and the merger ensures that we continue to maintain our high standards”.