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Berry Birch & Noble acquires financial planning division of Bradstock Financial Services


IFA Berry Birch & Noble is acquiring the financial planning business of Bradstock Financial Services in a move it believes will boost annual turnover by £1.5m.


BB&N will recruit 45 former BFS employees expanding their financial planning client base by up to 22,000 clients.


BB&N chief executive Derek Berry says: &#34I am sure that this development will enable us to continue to grow and improve profitability and am confident that customers of both companies will benefit from the deal.&#34

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