Practice History

2021
Group Rebranding

Modernised and simpler new branding introduced alongside new name and legal status.

2021
LLP

Whiting & Partners and Whiting & Partners Ltd practices merged and incorporated into a new limited liability partnership, held within a new group structure.

 

 

 

 

2021
Shortened Name

Whitings & Partners name shortened to Whitings (the abbreviation most people refer to us as).

2021
Integrated IT Applications

All professional software applications integrated, to improve quality and efficiency.

2020
Cloud Hosting

All IT hosting, processing and applications infrastructure outsourced from private to public cloud.

2020
Hybrid Working

Hybrid flexible working practises introduced.

2018
90th Anniversary

Partners & staff celebrate 90 years since foundation.

2017
Merger

Merged with Ely Tax and Accountancy practice in Ely.

 

 

2017
Merger

Merged with McMorran Accountancy practice in Godmanchester & St Neots.

 

 

2016
Merger

Merged with Paul A Hill & Co practice in St Ives & Chatteris

 

 

2016
Probate Services

Registration accepted to provide probate services.

2014
Merger

Merged with Turner & Partners practice in Wisbech

 

 

2014
IT Services

Established decisive:it Ltd subsidiary to specialise in providing business IT services

 

 

2013
Digitisation

Commenced paper-less working schedules and client record archives.

2012
Virtualisation

Migrated all IT systems into a private cloud.

2010
Corporate Finance Services

Joined the Corporate Finance Network (CFN), to access specialist business sale research, training and data resources as the CFN member for East Anglia.

2010
Private Client Tax Services

Private client tax department established in Ely office, to specialise in providing tax services for individuals/trusts

2009
Merger

Merged with Benten & Yeandle practice in Ramsey.

 

2007
Paperless

Commenced paper-less archiving (initially of the audit process)

2005
Payroll Services

Payroll bureau established in Ely office, to specialise in providing outsourced payroll services to the west of the practice

2004
Merger

Merged with R Dennis Howe practice in Littleport

 

2003
75th Anniversary

Partners & staff celebrate 75 years since foundation.

1998
First Website

First website launched

1997
Merger

Merged with Moores Rowland practice in Bury St Edmunds

 

 

 

1996
IFA Services

Wealth management subsidiary launched

 

 

 

1996
New Logo

Name incorporated into a new logo.

 

 

1989
Computerisation

Commenced computerisation (initially of the accounts preparation process)

 

 

 

1988
60th Anniversary

Partners celebrate 60 years since foundation.

1974
Founder Retirement

Walter Fowler Whiting retired, after 53 years service

1968
40th Anniversary

Partners and staff celebrate 40 years since foundation.

1968
New Name

Partnership renamed Whiting & Partners.

 

 

1968
Founder Retirement

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Charles Gordon Larking CBE JP retired after 50 years in the profession.

1968
Founder Retirement

Roland Charles Larking retired.

1949
Ely

Office opened in Ely

1943
King's Lynn

Office opened in King’s Lynn

1939
World War 2

46 members of the firm served in WW2

1937
Peterborough

Office opened in Peterborough

1936
Ramsey

Office opened in Ramsey

1936
Mildenhall

Office opened in Mildenhall

1928
Commencement

1 October 1928:  Larking Larking & Whiting partnership founded by father and son Roland and Charles Larking (Larking and Larking, est 1888) merging practices with Walter Whiting (Whiting Green & Co, est 1921), trading from offices in Wisbech, March and Bury St Edmunds

Other office locations opened and since closed:

  • Haverhill | Chatteris | Manea | Benwick | Bishopgate | London | Romford | Downham Market | Godmanchester

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