Sunday Times Rich List sees a number of accountants riding
high in the charts.
ICAEW-qualified Peter Hargreaves, co-founder of Hargeaves Lansdown, comes in
at 111th with a £570m fortune.
Jasminder Singh, an accountant who work in the hotel business with his
family’s Edwardian Group, is placed at 204th with £330m.
Peter Harrison, a chartered accountant from Cheshire, is 327th at £199m. He
bought and sold three retail parks last year, making a £10m profit – but won’t
see a penny as the sales were undertaken on behalf of the Peter Harrison
Foundation, which helps disabled and disadvantaged children.
Iceland head Andrew Pritchard is worth £166m, and placed 395th on the Rich
New entries include Aref Karim, a charatered accountant whose Quality Capital
Management business in Surrey has been a “huge success”, according to the Rich
List. He is placed 431st at £150m.
Simon Dolan, owner of SJD Accountancy is a new entry at 967th, with £65m.
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