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Derby-based business enjoys unprecedented growth in 2021

Sage 200 business partner, PKF Smith Cooper Systems – which is part of the national accountancy firm, PKF Smith Cooper – is celebrating a year of growth and unprecedented positive activity that has seen it increase its customer base by 20% and staff headcount by 50% in 2021.

The expansion was underpinned by three acquisitions, with the software company acquiring the Sage business of Price Bailey LLP, Cellular Solutions Ltd and Sci-Net Ltd within a four-month period.

Despite the ongoing fluid business climate in the UK due to Brexit and COVID-19, PKF Smith Cooper Systems continues to press forward with organic growth seeing business from both new and existing clients achieve double-digit growth. The company has also made a significant investment in a best-in-class cloud phone system, doubled the size of its Newcastle office, created a whole new client services function and completed a full re-branding exercise on the back of its parent company, PKF Smith Cooper, joining the PKF network of companies.

Managing Director Chris Smith, said: “Our policy on acquisitions is about doing the right deals at the right time, so we can manage the client transitions properly without compromising our existing operation. Not only have we acquired a great group of new clients this year, but we have also been delighted to welcome some amazing new staff who have fitted in superbly to our already excellent team.”