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Cheetham & Co joins Martin Aitken & Co

MACO CCO Meger 1 Nov 2017

We are delighted to announce that Cheetham & Co Chartered Accountants has joined Martin Aitken & Co Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers with effect from 1 November 2017.

Cheetham & Co staff have relocated from their offices in Quarriers Village, Bridge of Weir to Martin Aitken & Co’s offices in Glasgow. David Cheetham will join Martin Aitken & Co as a Director.

The combined firms will have 8 Directors and over 80 staff providing accountancy, tax, corporate finance and financial services advice to SMEs, charities and private individuals across Scotland.

L-R Adrienne Airlie, Chief Executive, David Cheetham, Director & Ewen Dyer, Managing Director, Martin Aitken & Co.

All 7 staff from Cheetham & Co, who have all been with the firm for between 7 and 19 years, have transferred to Martin Aitken & Co giving them greater opportunities for development and progression, and providing clients with continuity of service from the same staff that they have known for years and who know the clients business.

Adrienne Airlie, Chief Executive of Martin Aitken & Co said: “I’m delighted that David and the team from Cheetham & Co have joined us. They share our ethos of building close, mutually beneficial relationships with clients and providing the highest standards of client service. The merger is a good fit for both firms”.

David Cheetham commented that he too was delighted with the merger. The two firms have a great deal of common ground in terms of strategy and culture and the merged firm will give clients access to specialists in areas such as financial services, where clients require high-level technical support.

Although we have relocated to the Martin Aitken & Co offices in Glasgow, the office is only 20 minutes drive from our former office in Quarriers Village and has ample parking for clients. Many of the former Cheetham & Co staff live in the Bridge of Weir area and will continue to visit clients in the local area at their premises".

David Cheetham was a sole practitioner employing three chartered accountants including himself, a senior tax associate and support staff servicing a mixed portfolio of clients in the owner managed business sector.

Contacts and further information

  • Adrienne Airlie, Chief Executive. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Ewen Dyer, Managing Director. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • David Cheetham, Director. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Media and enquiries: Craig McArthur, Consultant. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Tel: 0141-272-0000
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