Accounting merger leads to launch of new financial and legal services firm
Two former accounting firm directors started their own businesses following the merger of AP Robinson and Blow Abbott.
The major move of professional services to North East Lincolnshire has led to the formation of Florins, led by Graham Dawson and Sophie Vines, as they continue to provide wills and probate, retirement and retirement services. investment.
Offices have been established in Louth, Lincolnshire to provide the services, and the expanded Grimsby entity will focus on accounting and payroll.
Sophie, General Counsel of Florins Wills & Probate, said: “Blow Abbott has always been known to offer a wide range of services, from accounts and payroll to financial and legal advice, our new business means we can focus on two of these key services and focus on providing a well-defined and enhanced level of service in our hometown. “
Following the family philosophy of Blow Abbott, which has traded at Cleethorpes for over 50 years, Florins was set up to provide personalized and personalized service to its customers.
“The type of legal clients I deal with are wills, trusts and probate clients, often these services also require financial advice, whether for investment planning or inheritance rights,” Sophie said. .
“The idea that these two services can be delivered in sync is of great value to our clients and they can rest assured that their ‘life planning’ will be done in one place.”
Launched downstream of the pandemic, Florins intends to continue offering virtual meetings as well as face-to-face meetings, whether in the new premises in Eastgate or at home – weekends included.
“We offer a very personalized service, some of the issues we deal with are very sensitive,” added Sophie. “Florins is designed to provide a professional, relaxed and trusting service. We truly anchor ourselves in the lives of our clients to make sure we provide the best solutions for their future and that of their family.”
As reported when closing the deal earlier this month, the merger of AP Robinson and Blow Abbott sees former chief executive Andrew Robinson ‘returning’ to the company where he is. is formed.