Russell Bedford has gained two new member firms in Colombia, DSA and GCT & Asociados, and new member firm Jerroms in the UK.

DSA based in Cartagena, Colombia provides services including audit, business accounting, non-profit accounting, administration, legal and tax. The firm has 400 clients including five transnational audit clients and has 64 staff. The firm is led by managing partner Didier Sánchez Reinoso.

GCT & Asociados based in Medellín, Colombia consists of an audit practice and two other specialist practices, Profit Inteligencia Financiera S.A.S. (IFRS services, financial analysis and planning) and GLT Gestión Legal & Tributaria (legal, tax and accounting services). The group has 44 staff and 200 clients, including several transnational audit clients.

UK firm Jerroms, based in Solihull, specialises in accounting, tax, audit and legal services including business advice, corporate and personal tax consultancy, corporate finance, accounting and tax compliance, audit, payroll, and company secretarial assistance. Their clients range across sectors, including manufacturing, construction, engineering, education and healthcare.

Russell Bedford CEO Stephen Hamlet said: “I am absolutely thrilled. The introduction of such wide-ranging firms, both in terms of services and locations, will no doubt continue to energise the network and gives us the perfect launching pad for pursuing even more new members in all regions throughout 2018.”