Darbyshire & Co of Whalley and Moore & Co of Accrington, two family run Accountancy Practices, have merged into a single practice with offices in Whalley. Mark and Gillian Darbyshire and David and Sarah Sharples bring a wealth of experience together under one roof. Their careers have included senior positions in industry and venture capital as well as growing accountancy practices. They are supported by a talented team of qualified Accountants, Tax Specialists and Business Advisors. They offer clients an exceptional and fully rounded service from book-keeping, payroll and accounts preparation to detailed company tax advice, business planning, fund raising and audit.
The new company will trade as “DSM Chartered Accountants”, after the two families Darbyshire and Sharples. The “M” is for Moore; Les Moore was the founder of Moore & Co in Accrington over 25 years ago. David Sharples, MD and owner of Moore & Co states “It was important that we included the name of Les Moore in recognition of his founding of the business and the value he added to the many clients over such a long period.”
DSM Chartered Accountants is based at Station House, Station Road in Whalley. The building is a beautiful period stone building which was formerly the railway station house. The business owners are proud to meet existing and new clients in such a beautiful environment which has plenty of parking. Gillian Darbyshire, who was Chair of Whalley Chamber of Trade, said “We are delighted that our clients enjoy our new environment and most comment on how wonderful the building is.”
Both families and their team continue to be committed to offering an expert and highly personal service to both local and wider ranging clients. Our customers’ include local sole traders’ and small businesses to blue chip companies throughout the UK in addition to delivering professional services and advice to dental practices, doctors’ and solicitors. DSM Chartered Accountants is now one of the largest practices in the Ribble Valley and will be offering employment opportunities for qualified Accountants and other trained support staff. If anyone would like to know more about DSM please feel free to contact Gillian Darbyshire on 01254 823923.