23rd Oct, 2016

Popular firm celebrates 80 years

Aaron Wise 14th Nov, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

A LONG-ESTABLISHED Evesham business held a party in the town’s High Street to celebrate its 80th anniversary.

Chartered accountants Clement Rabjohns celebrated reaching the historic milestone on Tuesday (November 10), where clients and business associates from all over the Vale gathered at the company’s offices, to toast to the achievement of being one of Evesham’s longest established businesses.

The party involved a champagne raffle and all the proceeds were in aid of St Richard’s Hospice.

The company was originally established by Phillip Rabjohns in 1935 and following the Second World War the firm flourished, attracting the majority of its clients from small businesses and farmers in the Vale.

In 1970 the firm absorbed the Evesham practice of Charles Raymer and Son who had offices in Avon Street, and after other mergers followed the firm’s current name came about in 1991.

Paul Emsley, senior principal of the firm said: “We’re very proud of our long and continuous service to people and businesses in the Vale of Evesham, and we would like to thank them for all their support over the years.”