Accountancy Age Top 50 +50 2011

by Kevin Reed

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30 Jul 2012

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THE THRESHOLD for entry into the Accountancy Age Top 50 has dropped but the gap between Top 50 and +50 has reduced.

For full coverage of our 2011 Top 50 +50 survey and a detailed breakdown of the figures, download our report in PDF format.

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The Top 50 in 2011

Rank 2011
(2010)
Name of firmUK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2010)UK
partners
[1] Forecast to
[2] Restated figures
[3] Reeves & Neylan LLP merged with FW Stephens to form Reeves & Co LLP
[4] Franchisees
[5] Figures estimated to October 2011
[6] Part of DTE
[7] Estimate based on publicly available information
[8] Including Larking Gowen Ltd and Larking Gowen Corporate Finance Ltd
1 (1) PwC 2,331.00 4.00 845
2 (2) Deloitte 1,953.00 -0.81 953
3 (3) KPMG 1,602.00 -1.50 576
4 (4) Ernst & Young 1,356.00 -2.00 534
5 (5) Grant Thornton UK 371.50 -2.50 209
6 (6) BDO 312.20 -7.00 191
7 (9) RSM Tenon Group 249.00 11.00 275
8 (8) Baker Tilly 182.00 -4.00 117
9 (9) Smith & Williamson[2] 171.40 3.10 227
10 (10) PKF (UK) 140.00 0.00 94
11 (11) Moore Stephens UK 138.20 0.00 156
12 (12) Mazars 108.20 4.20 109
13 (14) Begbies Traynor 68.70 -1.86 97
14 (15) Haines Watts Group 57.80 3.80 111
15 (17) Crowe Clark Whitehill 52.10 10.85 74
16 (16) Saffery Champness 51.34 -1.40 59
17 (18) UHY Hacker Young 44.98 -0.83 94
18 (19) Kingston Smith 41.21 -3.31 62
19 (20) MacIntyre Hudson 32.43 6.00 42
20 (21) Chantrey Vellacott DFK 28.55 3.44 49
21 (22) Wilkins Kennedy 28.11 2.40 56
22 (23) Menzies 27.91 4.70 35
23 (24) Johnston Carmichael 27.85 4.10 46
24 (27) MCR 22.50 7.14 13
25 (26) HW Fisher & Company 22.20 -3.06 28
26 (28) Buzzacott 21.96 5.60 23
27 (40) Reeves & Co[3] 20.10 36.00 42
28 (25) Rawlinson & Hunter 19.00 - 13
29 (34) TaxAssist Accountants 18.89 16.00 175[4]
30 (30) Littlejohn 17.50 -4.40 28
31 (38) Frank Hirth 17.34 16.00 13
32 (31) Armstrong Watson 16.98 -1.98 26
33 (32) Francis Clark 16.87 0.00 34
34 (36) Price Bailey 16.60 6.00 20
35 (36) Haysmacintyre 16.41 4.52 23
36 (33) Streets 16.40 0.00 20
37 (35) Duncan & Toplis 16.00 1.19 26
38 (41) Hazlewoods 15.21 7.01 23
39 (39) Cooper Parry 14.31 -3.90 24
=40 (48) SJD Accountancy 14.00[5] 16.6 1
=40 (42) Leonard Curtis[6] 14.00 15.00 25[7]
=42 (46) Scott-Moncrieff 13.60 7.00 19
=42 (33) Shipleys 13.60 1.50 21
44 (50) Anderson Anderson & Brown 13.51 15.30 12
45 (45) Target Chartered Accountants 13.50 5.00 11
46 (44) Lovewell Blake 13.40 1.52 21
47 (42) Larking Gowen[8]
13.30 -2.20 20
=48 (47) Mercer & Hole 11.60 -4.20 19
=48 (62) Montpelier Chartered Accountants 11.60 19.50 26
=48 (55) Beever and Struthers 11.60 7.27 24

The next 50 in 2011

Rank 2011
(2010)
Name of firmUK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2010)UK
partners
[1] Estimated
[2] Trading as RGL
51 (53) Barnes Roffe 11.58 6.90 18
52 (57) Henderson Loggie 11.00 7.00 24
53 (56) Hillier Hopkins 10.80 2.65 22
=54 (51) ASE 10.70 -0.40 5
=54 (58) Silver Levene 10.70 4.00 17
56 (52) Simmons Gainsford 10.62 -3.01 15
57 (59) Moore and Smalley 10.60 4.00 18
58 (54) Bishop Fleming 10.54 -0.01[1] 17
59 (49) Haslers 10.40 -9.00 13
60 (60) James Cowper 10.33 3.10 14
61 (64) Barber Harrison and Platt 9.93 7.40 16
62 (67) Rothman Pantall 9.40 - 20
63 (65) Forrester Boyd 9.14 0.70 13
=64 (63) Thomas Westcott 8.70 -5.18 16
=64 (68) Spofforths 8.70 -1 17
66 (-) Smith Cooper 8.65 4.00 17
67 (70) Berg Kaprow Lewis 8.63 11.96 13
68 (-) SRLV 8.20 6.30 9
69 (74) Critchleys Accountants 8.10 9.50 14
70 (69) Brebners 8.00 -1.25 17
71 (-) RGL[2] 7.80 9.85 6
72 (72) Dains 7.35 -3.39 12
73 (76) Goodman Jones 7.33 3.24 15
74 (72) Mitchell Charlesworth 7.13 -5.60 15
75 (77) Chiene & Tait 6.10 -4.00 7
76 (81) Harris Lipman 5.50 6.30 11
77 (80) Jeffreys Henry 5.10 - 7
=78 (86) Taylorcocks 5.06 17.00 9
=78 (83) Bird Luckin 5.06 1.78 13
80 (82) Creaseys 4.70 -4.00 8
81 (87) Broomfield & Alexander 4.69 19.00 11
82 (-) WKH 4.51 5.60 9
83 (85) Wingrave Yeats 4.02 -11.20 7
84 (-) Hurst 4.00 10.00 12
85 (88) Moore Thompson 3.87 2.40 9
86 (90) Raffingers Stuart 3.81 3.80 8
87 (-) LB 3.60 10.00 7
88 (-) Howard Worth 3.57 8.53 7
89 (91) Bennett Brooks & Co 3.52 1.00 7
90 (89) EQ Chartered Accountants 3.50 -2.40 9
91 (-) Hilton Sharpe & Clark 3.46 - -
92 (92) SMP Accounting and Tax 3.40 4.20 8
93 (93) Hartley Fowler 3.04 -5.00 6
94 (94) HWB 2.99 -5.91 5
95 (-) Ellacotts 2.70 17.00 6
96 (95) Lambert Chapman 2.43 -22.10 6
97 (97) Lamont Pridmore 2.35 12.30 3
98 (-) WSM Partners 2.31 5.30 4
99 (96) Wellden Turnbull 2.30 -4.90 2
100 (-) Taylor Viney & Marlow 2.07 -4.40 6

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