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Mazars acquires corporate advice firms

Mazars Financial Planning has acquired corporate advice firm Citrus4Benefits and corporate consultancy firm Surf & Consult.

Surf & Consult was established in 2006 by Tim Gillingham and mainly provides corporate consultancy services to pension and risk providers. 

Gillingham was the sole member of staff at Surf & Consult.

Citrus4Benefits was set up in 2009 by Gillingham and Howard Finch. Two admin staff will also move across to Mazars.

Mazars partner and advisory services director Ian Pickford says: “We are delighted to announce this deal. The addition of the team and clients will broaden our national coverage and further enhance our range of client services.”

Citrus4benefits and Surf & Consult director Gillingham says: “There is a strong strategic fit with both companies and we will offer an unparalleled range of expertise and services.”



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There are 2 comments at the moment, we would love to hear your opinion too.

  1. I once worked for Ian Pickford and Mazars. I have no comment to make other than pointing out that I no longer work there and am quite happy about that.

    Good luck Mr Gillingham.

  2. has excellent team of accountants, company secretaries and corporate advisors and who self-assessment your organization compliance and helps in achieving best performance.

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