Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2013

Accountancy Age Top 50+50 2013

Welcome to the latest Accountancy Age Top 50+50 survey of the UK's biggest firms

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.

LATEST ANALYSIS:

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

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

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

Download the full chart for free in the Top 50+50 App Special

Full Top 50+50 analysis: Mixed bag of success

Firms’ ‘schizophrenic performance’ as Top 50 hits £11bn

Top 50 Audit analysis: Squeezed until the pip squeaks

Is big always better?

Top 50 Tax analysis: No cracks in tax foundation

Top 50 Insolvency analysis: No tidal wave of insolvencies

Analysis: ‘Ones to Watch’ 

View the 2012 Top 50+50 survey HERE.

 

The Top 50 in 2013

Rank 2013
(2012)
Name of firm UK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2012) Year end UK
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 firm UK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2012) Year end UK
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 & St

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