Merger of firms across the border

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Directors - Alan Drummond, Sheryl Macaulay, Caroline Tice, Darren Thomson

Douglas Home & Co have announced their merger with the East Linton-based firm of Dickson & Co.
SBBN Directors - Alan Drummond, Sheryl Macaulay, Caroline Tice, Darren Thomson Douglas Home & Co have announced their merger with the East Linton-based firm of Dickson & Co.

Chartered Accountants Douglas Home & Co have announced their merger with the East Linton-based firm of Dickson & Co., which took place on the May 1.

With branches in Kelso, Hawick, Haddington and Alnwick, Douglas Home & Co are one of the leading cross Border accountants.

The team and services from Dickson & Co. will move to the office of Douglas Home at 49 Market Street, Haddington.

Following a period of illness last year, Robin Dickson decided to hand over the baton to Douglas Home, and he is now looking forward to enjoying his retirement.

Alan Drummond, managing director of Douglas Home & Co explained: “This is an exciting development and a great opportunity for Douglas Home & Co to be able to expand its business portfolio in East Lothian.

“We wish Robin a very happy retirement and welcome Emma and Joanne who will bring additional expertise to our existing team, offering support to the local business community throughout the area.”

Douglas Home & Co was established in 1983 and currently operates with four directors on the board. With five branches the company offers accountancy and taxation services from bookkeeping to specialist tax planning.