Outdated Mill expands with South West deal 

Monetary Planner and accountancy agency Outdated Mill has acquired Ilminster-based monetary outsourcing agency Brook Monetary as a part of a long run drive to broaden within the South West.

The corporate says additional acquisitions are on the way in which to help its goal of 15% annual progress for the following 5 years and ambitions to double the dimensions of the enterprise to 600 workers.

Brook Monetary was launched by husband-and-wife crew Alison and Kevin Smith in 2006 and gives providers to enterprise house owners that want a variety of accountancy providers however would not have a full in-house finance crew. 

The agency gives outsourced monetary providers, together with again workplace finance crew features, cashflow administration, consultancy and payroll.


Alison Smith used to work at Outdated Mill, whereas Kevin Smith’s sister, Lorraine Bolland, is a director at Outdated Mill.

The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, will see Alison and Kevin turn into companions at Outdated Mill adopted by full integration of the 2 companies. All workers at Brook Monetary will be a part of Outdated Mill and turn into the agency’s specialist monetary outsourcing and digital crew.

Kevin Whitmarsh, CEO at Outdated Mill, mentioned: “For a lot of companies, Making Tax Digital is only a tick field train, however for Outdated Mill, digital innovation is a key a part of our progress technique plans and we're essentially shifting the enterprise to turn into extra digitally enabled. Investing in Brook Monetary is a key a part of this shift, so that is an extremely important acquisition for us.”

Alison Smith, director at Brook Monetary mentioned: “We have now labored with Outdated Mill for a few years. A lot of our shoppers are additionally Outdated Mill shoppers - as our providers vastly complement one another - so after we have been trying to develop our shopper base, and assist extra companies to understand their potential, Outdated Mill was the proper match. Not solely is Outdated Mill one of many largest companies within the area - with a 5000-strong shopper base - however they share our people-centric tradition which focusses on supporting our shoppers to achieve success and nurturing and growing our individuals to have the ability to develop consistent with our shoppers' ambitions.”

Outdated Mill is recruiting with the intention of doubling workers numbers to 600. It's in search of workers to help the combination of the digital providers.

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