About Us

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Our rich heritage shapes our success today

Albert Goodman is a firm steeped in history. We are proud of our heritage and independence, continuing to uphold the same values that made us the success we are today.

A little bit about us: We are a full-service accountancy, tax, financial planning and business services firm, our 250 plus people help our clients cut through the complexities of modern business by explaining issues in a straightforward and understandable way and giving simple but effective ideas. We believe that it is these principles – the same principles that we have upheld for 150 years business – that ensure personal and family clients feel comfortable opening up to us and planning for their future.

Today, we are viewed as one of the largest accountancy and business services firms in the South West, with offices in Taunton, Yeovil, Chard, Weston-Super-Mare, Bridgwater, Weymouth, Wedmore ,and Burnham-on-Sea.

150 years and counting of supporting businesses across the South-West and beyond.

1866
Albert Goodman founded the Taunton-based accountancy practice in Hammet Street, a five-minute walk from our current Taunton office.  He was one of the very first members of the ICAEW.

1893
We became Albert Goodman & Sons, opening a London office at the start of the 20th Century.

1960’s
Following a series of mergers and acquisitions, we became part of Moores Rowland International.

1970’s to 1990’s
Our practice prospers and as a result of several mergers and acquisitions – including with Kidsons Impey – the firm grew its footprint further to include Taunton, Chard and Yeovil.

Early 2000’s
In 2003 we merged to form our FCA Authorised financial planning arm Albert Goodman Chartered Financial Planners and open a Weston-super-Mare office.

2008
Further boosting our Agricultural accounting expertise, we opened an office at the Sedgemoor Auction Centre at Junction 24 (M5).

2010
The firm expands into Dorset merging with Weymouth-based practice Coyne Butterworth Hardwicke.

2011
We launch our popular Family Business Club.

2012
Becomes one of the only firms in the South West to offer a comprehensive corporate finance service to small businesses.

2013
Invited to participate in the pilot Family Business Growth Programme, assisting family businesses and farms within the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) region.

2015

The firm merges with T.P Lewis and Partners to establish a presence in Burnham-on-Sea.

2016

The firm opens a brand new office in Weston-super-Mare and doubles the size of its Bridgwater office.

2016

The firm celebrates its 150th anniversary

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