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Carpenter Box the Sixth Firm to Join Sumer

Carpenter Box is the latest accountancy practice to join forces with Sumer, a rapidly expanding group bringing the best in business services together and championing smaller businesses across the UK.

Founded in 1923, Carpenter Box are an award-winning firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers. Their 240-strong team are based in South East England with offices in Worthing, Crawley, Brighton, Chichester and London.

Carpenter Box offer a comprehensive range of services including accounts, audit and assurance, corporate finance, financial planning, international services, outsourced finance, payroll and private client tax. They support clients in sectors including agriculture, vineyards, charity, not for profit, construction, real estate, media, manufacturing, engineering and professional services.

The announcement of this partnership for Sumer follows hot on the heels of Simmons Gainsford and Jerroms. Together with Monahans, RMT Accountants and R.T. Marke this takes the group to six regional hubs and over 750 champions supporting thousands of clients across the UK.

Sumer champions SME businesses to help them grow and by bringing together the best in business services, they are combining the indispensable value of regional practices with the tech, scale and breadth of expertise that only a national organisation can muster.

Warren Mead, Chief Executive Officer of Sumer commented:

“Alan and his team have built an outstanding business at Carpenter Box and we are delighted to welcome them. Their range of services and sector specialisms sets them apart from other firms on the South Coast. This is another huge step forward for the Sumer Group.”  

Alan Edwards, Managing Partner of Carpenter Box said

“We are delighted to be joining Sumer Group, who share our vision and values. Our partnership represents a significant milestone in the Carpenter Box journey. It will support our ambitions to enhance the value we offer to our clients, achieve growth plans for our firm, and provide further opportunities for our team.”

Sumer Group Holdings Limited is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 14256975 with its registered office at The Beehive Building, Beehive Ring Road, Crawley, Gatwick, RH6 0PA. Sumer is the brand name under which firms which are members of and/or are connected to Sumer Group Holdings Limited operate and provide professional services. Each firm in the Sumer network is a separate legal entity. Sumer Group Holdings Limited does not provide audit, accountancy or other services to clients directly. The member firms can use the resources and/or services of other member firms. Sumer Group Holdings Limited is not an agent of any member firm and is not liable for any member firms. Each member firm is liable only for its own acts or omissions and not those of Sumer Group Holdings Limited and/or any other member firm.