Accountancy Age Awards 2010 Small Firm of the Year - Mitten Clarke
The gong for Small Firm of the Year has been handed to Mitten Clarke for its outstanding entry in this year’s awards.
The firm focuses primarily on entrepreneurs and small businesses handling a range of work. The fact the directors all come from commercial backgrounds only supports this aim. Using their collective experience the team at Mitten Clarke hold “away days” for its clients where they identify a strategy, timeline and development goals with them. The directors regularly meet clients to ensure they are sticking to the goals, taking on a “virtual finance director” relationship with customers.
The firm has expanded into different advisory roles in the last few years including corporate finance, which it launched earlier this year. It is on track to meet its expected forecast profits of £625,000 from £2.3m turnover.
The firm claims it is not good enough for a modern practice to “simply produce accounts and tax returns”, and they have gone above and beyond to help its clients in a tough economic climate.