Grant Thornton UK LLP has announced a merger with RSM Robson Rhodes LLP, which will establish the new firm as the fifth largest accounting and business advisory group in the UK. The new firm will operate as Grant Thornton UK LLP, with the merger expected to complete on 1 July 2007.

Mazars have merged with MRI Moores Rowland LLP. The transaction was completed in April 2007 and the amalgamated firms are expected to become fully integrated under one roof in the Autumn.