Independent accountancy firm Kilsby Williams has been appointed to audit national retail chain Poundstretcher, as well as advise on tax matters.

Established in 1981, Poundstretcher is a well-known high-street brand with more than 370 stores across the UK, including 26 in Wales. In its 40th year, the discount store chain has plans to further extend its presence across the country.

Poundstretcher employs more than 6,000 people across its chain of outlets.

Ataf Salim, partner at Newport-based Kilsby Williams, said: “We are thrilled to be working with Poundstretcher, using our expertise to support their growth plans. As an experienced, independent firm, we are pleased to be able to offer Poundstretcher a more personal and quality service that suits their needs.”

Aziz Tayub, CEO at Poundstretcher, said: “We enjoy working closely with Kilsby Williams, who take our account very seriously and endeavour to share their expertise with us. We’ve been lucky enough to open brand new stores during the current pandemic and have relied on Kilsby Williams to support our success. We feel secure with our brand in their capable hands.”

Established in 1991, Kilsby Williams works with clients from across South Wales, the Midlands and London, ranging from sole traders to companies in international quoted groups.