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City accountants painting by numbers in London’s East End

PUBLISHED: 08:00 25 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:56 05 October 2010

HUNDREDS of staff and their bosses from one of Britain’s top 20 accountancy firms are out and about with their sleeves rolled up helping community projects. One group of 20 accountants is in London’s East End to spruce up a school sports hall with a lick of paint at Bethnal Green’s Oaklands Secondary

HUNDREDS of staff and their bosses from one of Britain's top 20 accountancy firms are out and about today with their sleeves rolled up helping inner city community projects.

One group of 20 accountants from Kingston Smith's is in London's East End to spruce up a school sports hall with a lick of paint at Bethnal Green's Oaklands Secondary, starting at noon and hoping to finish by teatime.

They are also planning to paint a mural as a bonus. But the accountants are keeping tight-lipped about what theme they've chosen-and whether it has any 'number crunching.'

The 500 volunteers, including 61 partners, are from Kingston Smith's Barbican HQ in The City and seven branches across London and the Home Counties, including the East London branch at Romford.


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