Top 50+50 Firms 2013

WELCOME TO THE LATEST ACCOUNTANCY AGE TOP 50+50 SURVEY OF THE UK'S BIGGEST FIRMS.

Please find links to the tables containing the Top 50 firms, and also the +50 survey of firms from 51 to 100.

We will continue to update this page with further analysis of the survey data over the coming days and weeks.

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CLICK HERE for the 2013 Top 50 survey of firms in PDF format

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CLICK HERE for the 2013 ones to watch survey of firms between 101 to 120 in PDF format

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View the 2012 Top 50+50 survey HERE.

 

The Top 50 in 2013

Rank 2013
(2012)
Name of firmUK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2012)Year endUK
partners
Fees per
partner (£m)

[1] Estimated figures
[2] BDO merged with PKF on 28 March. Figures include 12 months' BDO, and three months' PKF
[3] Numbers exclude financial services division - no longer part of the firm
[4] Figures include Guernsey
[5] Discontinued a section of the business - restated figures to £60.6m
[6] During the period, the LLP was recharged £6.6m from Zolfo Cooper Limited, a member of the LLP. Figures obtained from accounts filed at Companies House
[7] 11 months' actual - one month estimate
[8] Figures based on TaxAssist Direct UK
[9] Nine months' actual, three months' estimated
[10]Figures estimated by Accountancy Age and sources from the profession
[11] Baker Tilly were unable to supply any new information. Figures are based on last year's entry

 

1 (1) PwC 2,621.0 7.00 30/06/12 872 2.62
2 (2) Deloitte 2,329.0 11.00 31/05/12 1011 2.30
3 (3) KPMG 1,774.0 4.00 30/09/12 578 2.95
4 (4) Ernst & Young 1,630.0 11.00 30/06/12 549 2.97
5 (5) Grant Thornton UK [1] 460.0 10.30 30/06/13 200 2.30
6 (6) BDO [2] 302.6 7.5 30/06/13 252 1.20
7 (7) RSM Tenon Group 207.0 -12.00 31/12/12 219 0.95
8 (8) Smith & Williamson 185.7 4.00 30/04/13 261 0.71
9 (9) Baker Tilly [11] 171.0 -5.00 31/03/12 107 1.60
10 (10) Moore Stephens UK 135.9 -1.70 31/12/12 155 0.88
11 (11) Mazars 120.0 4.90 31/08/13 118 1.02
12 (13) Haines Watts [3] 60.8 4.80 31/03/13 115 0.53
13 (15) Crowe Clark Whitehill 60.7 2.40 30/04/13 69 0.88
14 (16) Saffery Champness [4] 58.9 5.0 31/03/13 65 0.91
15 (14) Begbies Traynor [5] 57.7 -4.6 30/04/13 71 0.78
16 (17) UHY Hacker Young 48.3 -1.0 30/04/13 80 0.60
17 (18) Kingston Smith 40.4 -0.7 30/04/13 62 0.65
18 (-) Zolfo Cooper [6] 39.8 53.9 31/03/12 38 1.05
19 (19) MHA MacIntyre Hudson  39.3 11.6 31/03/13   45 0.87
20 (21) Johnston Carmichael [7] 33.1 11.7 31/05/13 53 0.62
21 (20) Wilkins Kennedy  31.5 4.1 30/04/13 59 0.53
22 (22) Chantrey Vellacott DFK  30.4 4.8 31/12/13 42 0.72
23 (23) Menzies  28.5 0 30/06/12 33 0.86
24 (28) Francis Clark  25.6 21.0 31/03/13 47 0.54
25 (25) Buzzacott 25.4 7.5 30/09/12 23 1.1
26 (26) TaxAssist Accountants [8]  24.5 12.4 31/12/12 189 0.13
27 (24) HW Fisher & Company  23.7 0 30/04/12 29 0.82
28 (26) FRP Advisory  21.5 -1.2 30/04/13 28 0.77
29 (30) Price Bailey 21.0 7.7 31/03/13 21 1.0
30 (32) Frank Hirth [9] 20.7 10.1 30/06/13 20  1.04
31 (29) Reeves & Co [1] 20.3 0.0 31/05/13 40 0.51
=32 (34) SJD Accountancy  19.0 8.0 31/10/13 1 19
=32 (30) Rawlinson & Hunter [10] 19.0 -2.6 - - -
34 (33) Armstrong Watson  18.8 4.0 31/03/13 33 0.57
35 (35) Haysmacintryre  18.3 5.2 31/03/13 26 0.71
36 (37) Duncan & Toplis 17.8 1.4 31/03/13 26 0.66
37 (36) Hazlewoods  17.1 12.6 30/04/13

24

0.71
=38 (38) Streets  16.7 1.0 30/06/13 22 0.76
 =38(42) Anderson Anderson & Brown  16.7 17.9 31/03/13 12 1.39
40 (46) Bishop Fleming [7] 16.3 23.0 31/05/13 25 0.65
41 (38) Littlejohn 16.2 -1.0 31/05/12 32 0.51
=42 (40) Cooper Parry  15.5 -1.8  30/04/13 22 0.71
=42 (43) Lovewell Blake  15.5 11.7 30/09/12 26 0.54
44 (41) Leonard Curtis  15.0 0 30/04/13 14 1.07
45 (45) Larking Gowen  13.7 1.4 31/03/13 20 0.68
46 (-) The Old Mill [10] 12.5 11 -
47 (47) Mercer & Hole  12.4 2.6 31/03/12 19 0.65
=47 (-) ASE  12.4 6.8 31/12/12 8 1.54
49 (44) Shipleys 12.3 -9.9 30/04/13 15 0.77
50 (48) Barnes Roffe 12.2 4.5 31/12/12 18 0.68
             

The next 50 in 2013

Rank 2013
(2012)
Name of firmUK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2012)Year endUK
partners
Fees per
partner (£m)

 

[12] Demerged in 2012 - £1.1m fee reduction 

 

51 (54) James Cowper  11.9 9.0 3/04/13 13 0.91
52 (49) Hillier Hopkins  11.7 2.7 31/03/13  20 0.59
53 (53) Moore & Smalley  11.6 2.8 31/03/13 19 0.61
54 (50) Henderson Loggie  11.0 -2.7 31/11/12 23 0.48
55 (50) Scott-Moncrieff  10.9 -3.6 30/04/13 15 0.73
56 (54) Silver Levene  10.8 0.9 31/05/12 16 0.68
57 (50) Montpelier Chartered Accountants  10.5 -4.5 31/12/12 17 0.62
58 (57) Barber Harrison & Platt  10.2 1.9 31/12/12 14 0.73
59 (57) Simmons Gainsford  9.9 -1.8 31/03/13 15 0.66
60 (60) Rothman Pantall  9.7 0.0 31/03/13 20 0.48
=61 (56) Beever & Struthers  9.4 -2.0  30/09/13 22 0.43
=61 (71) Dains  9.4 26.4 31/03/13 16 0.58
=63 (59) Brookson  9.3 -3.9 30/09/12 4 2.33
=63 (-) Lubbock Fine  9.3 2.0 30/11/12 12 0.77
=63 (62) Spoffoths  9.3 3.2 31/12/12 17 0.54
66 (61) SRLV  9.2 9.7 30/06/12 12 0.77
67 (70) Goodman Jones 8.7 13.1 31/05/12 15 0.58
=68 (66) Carter Backer Winter  8.5 1.2 31/03/13 14 0.61
=68 (-) French Duncan  8.5 6.0 30/04/13 20 0.43
=68 (-) Gerald Edelman  8.5 4.9 31/03/13 12 0.71
=68 (-) Cowgill Holloway [12] 8.5 -7.9 31/05/12 10 0.85
72 (64) Thomas Westcott  8.4 -2.8 30/04/13 16 0.53
=73 (65) Critchleys  8.3 -2.4 31/05/13 - -
=73 (67) RGL Forensics  8.3 1.0 31/03/13 6 0.38
75 (69) Berg Kaprow Lewis  8.2 6.0 31/03/13 13 0.63
76 (-) Tait Walker [10] 8.0 - - 9 -
77 (68) Brebners  7.6 - 05/04/13 18 0.42
78 (72) Mitchell Charlesworth  7.3 -1.3 30/04/13 17 0.43
79 (75) Taylorcocks  6.1 7.6 31/12/12 8 0.76
80 (73) Chiene + Tait  6.0 0.0 30/09/13 8 0.75
81 (-) Bennett Verby  5.8 11.6 31/12/12 10 0.58
=82 (74) HJS Solutions  5.5 -3.2 31/12/12 8 0.68
=82 (76) Jeffreys Henry   5.5 3.1 30/04/13 8 0.68
83 (78) Shelley Stock Hutter  5.3 6.3 31/03/13 5 1.06
=85 (-) Harrisons [1] 4.8 24.0 30/06/13 6 0.80
=85 (76) Harris Lipman  4.8 -7.0 31/03/13 7 0.68
=87 (-) ClearSky Accounting  4.7 42.7 31/03/13 1 4.7
=87 (81) Bird Luckin  4.7 0.4 30/09/12 11 0.43
=89 (79) Creaseys  4.6 -4.0 30/04/13 7 0.66
=89 (80) Broomfield & Alexander 4.6 0.0 31/03/13 6 0.77
91 (82) Hurst  4.5 1.0 31/03/13 10 0.45
92 (84) Bennett Brooks & Co  4.4 12.8 28/02/13 8 0.55
93 (83) Moore Thompson  4.3 1.2 31/12/12 9 0.47
94 (85)
LB  4.0 2.6 31/08/12 6 0.67
=95 (86) Howard Worth  3.9 3.0 31/12/12 7 0.56
=95 (-) Ecovis Wingrave Yeats  3.9 0.1 30/06/12 7 0.55
=97 (87) EQ Accountants  3.8 3.2 31/03/13 11

0.35

=97 (90) Hilton Sharp & Clarke 3.8 4.7 31/03/13 7 0.54
99 (88) Raffingers Stuart  3.7 1.4 31/12/12 6

0.62

100 (-) Grunberg & Co  3.5 11.4 31/03/13 4

0.88

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