About Us

About Us

Mercia is one of the leading providers of training and support services to the UK accountancy profession. Over 6,000 firms attend our training events, rely on our technical products and promote themselves using our marketing services.

We are Mercia Group

Founded over 30 years ago, our growth and success has been driven by providing all sizes of firms (from sole practitioner to top ten firms) with a diverse range of high quality products and services that suit their individual needs, so that the firm can focus on their clients.

We can help improve the knowledge and efficiency of the entire team, whilst also improving the firm's brand presence and reputation. Always staying ahead of the ever changing regulations and embracing technology developments ensures we have the most comprehensive range of products and services available in the market.

Our Group

Since 2006 Mercia has been part of Wilmington Plc, the provider of information, compliance and education to professional markets. Mercia is a key part of Wilmington's Professional Division together with other well recognised brands in the UK accountancy profession, Practice Track, Quorum Training and more recently Quantum Professional Training.

Our Team

Our whole team are passionate about achieving excellence and helping firms to maximise the value they receive from using our products and services.

We have over 30 highly qualified experts in our dedicated technical team who are central to our product development as well as our delivery. With an in-house team of this calibre we are often first to market with new offerings and can even remain as flexible as when this was a much smaller business. Our support teams include dedicated training administrators, innovative design and marketing support teams, finance and IT developers all focus on the customer. Our customer retention rate exceeds 95%, which is a testament to everyone at Mercia.


Nicola Hurley

Managing Director

Emily Ellison

Training and Education Director

Wayne Watson

Business Operations Director

Brendan Howard

Managing Director (Ireland)

David Smith

Assurance and Accounting Director

Sharon Cooke

London Director

David Norris

Product Director

Andrew Turner

Commercial Director

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You're too kind

I thought the format of doing the course via Zoom worked very well - I think the fact you can see the speakers slides/webcams as they spoke was really good, I almost preferred this style of course to a face to face one! Thank you very much - very informative and useful.

Alice Markham
J R Watson

One of the best audit courses I have attended

Noel Parry
Noel G Parry & Co

Really impressed with the content of the course and the delivery.

Samuel Graham
Acuity Professional