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James Cowper Kreston celebrate 100 years in business

It has been one hundred years since accountancy firm James & Cowper, as was, first opened its doors in Newbury.
By Richard Thompson
13 September 2021

James Cowper Kreston offers expert accountancy and taxation services to local owner manager businesses and private individuals.

Over the years, James Cowper Kreston expanded its reach, opening further offices in Reading, Oxford, Southampton, and London, has undergone several brand refreshes and name changes, and added further specialist services to their offering to clients.

"Today James Cowper Kreston has grown to become one of the leading independent firms of accountants and business advisors in the Southern Region.

Although much has happened over the years, and the client base and services provided has widened, the firms core offering of working with growing, entrepreneurial businesses and private individuals and our key values of working with our clients and staff to help them Maximise their Potential remain the same now as they have always been," commented Sue Staunton, Joint Managing Partner, James Cowper Kreston.

The firm launched the 100-year celebrations with a staff event on board HMS Warrior at Portsmouth Historic Boatyard and further events for past partners, alumni, clients, and intermediaries are planned over the next 12 months.

It's great to be able to mark this landmark anniversary and we are looking forward to being able to spend time with past and present colleagues, clients and the business community over the coming months who have helped shape our success over the years’

Alex Peal, Joint Managing Partner

We are also delighted to announce as part of our anniversary the formation of the James Cowper Kreston Foundation to further continue our work to support charities in the geographies where our business operates.’

‘We would like to thank everyone that has been involved with our business and made it what it is over the past 100 years.’

Main image: Sue Staunton and Alex Peal, Joint Managing Partners celebrate 100 years in business aboard The HMS Warrior