Accountancy firm MGC Hayles has entered into an agreement with independent wealth management specialists Westerby Group to offer expanded services to their clients.

With this partnership, both the firms, which are based in Leicester, will be able to offer business and personal clients with services ranging from an extensive service to business advice, accounting, tax, pension and wealth management support, according to Leicester Mercury.

Stephen Harvey managing director Westerby said: "Both firms share the same desire for a quality of service and innovation in what we offer our clients. We are confident our clients will see significant benefits from us working together."

Steven Mugglestone MGC Hayles managing director said: "It is far better for our clients in respect of a joined up service and it is a far better business proposition for both of us to work together."