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Top 50: The fastest growing firms

Deloitte & Touche has grown 22% over the past year, leaving its rivals trailing. But growth has been even faster among smaller firms with Tenon the most successful of all.

BIG FIVE

1 Deloitte & Touche – 22%

2 Ernst & Young – 16%

3 PricewaterhouseCoopers – 15%

Average growth for Big Five – 15%

MID-TIER

1 Tenon – (new)*

2 Wilkins Kennedy – 35%

3 Levy Gee – 20%

Average growth for mid-tier – 12%

SMALL FIRMS

1 Scott Moncrieff – 48%

2 Wilson Braithwaite Scholey – 27%

3 Buzzacott – 20.3%

Average growth for small firms – 13%

  • Tenon did not have any fee income at time of 2000 Top 50

Big Five partners may make their firms more money than partners in smaller ones, but when it comes to fee-earning staff, it can be a different story.

MOST PRODUCTIVE PARTNERS

BIG FIVE

PricewaterhouseCoopers – Pounds 2.1m per partner

MID-TIER

PKF – Pounds 904,000 per partner

SMALL FIRMS

Mercer & Hole – Pounds 620,000 per partner

MOST PRODUCTIVE PROFESSIONAL STAFF

BIG FIVE

KPMG – Pounds 146,000 per professional

MID-TIER

Levy Gee – Pounds 122,624 per professional

SMALL FIRMS

Johnston Carmichael – Pounds 158,000 per professional

Links

See the Accountancy Age Top 50 table

Last year’s Top 50 table

UK firms push £7bn mark

Consolidation is alive and well

Mixed success as Uncle Sam seeks to split Big Five

Huge growth in corporate finance and insolvency

New big fish gobbles up mid-tier rivals

Traditional services stay strong

The fastest growing firms

Top 50: Opinion

It’s all about perception, stupid

The arrogance of keeping Big Five results secret

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