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Top 50+50 Firms 2016

WELCOME TO THE ACCOUNTANCY AGE 2016 TOP 50+50 SURVEY, SUPPORTED BY SAGE

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Welcome to the Accountancy Age Top 50+50 Survey for 2016, supported by Sage.

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2016 analysis: UK’s top accounting firms smash through £12bn fee income barrier

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The Top 50 in 2016

Rank 2016
(2015)
Name of firm UK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2015) Year end UK
partners
Fees per
partner (£m)
1 (1) PwC 3,083.00 10.0 30/06/15 969 3.12
2 (2) Deloitte 2,714.00 6.4 31/05/15 981 2.77
3 (4) EY 2,010.00 7.6 03/07/16 698 2.88
4 (3) KPMG 1,958.00 2.6 30/09/16 617 3.11
5 (5) Grant Thornton UK 534.20 2.6 30/06/16 186 2.87
6 (6) BDO 425.00 7.6 01/07/16 204 1.88
7 (7) RSM 292.00 1.0 31/03/16 130 2.23
8 (8) Smith & Williamson 221.50 3.6 30/04/16 233 0.95
9 (10) Moore Stephens 164.39 22.8 31/12/15 182 0.90
10 (9) Mazars 158.42 8.9 31/08/16 137 1.17
11 (11) PKF UKI 125.74 53.2 31/05/16 192 0.65
12 (12) Saffery Champness 72.90 3.4 31/03/16 72 0.99
13 (13) Haines Watts 69.00 5.7 31/03/16 104 0.66
14 (14) Crowe Clark Whitehill 67.20 5.1 31/03/16 72 0.93
15 (15) UHY Hacker Young 56.70 7.7 30/04/16 83 0.68
16 (17) MHA MacIntyre Hudson 50.60 13.0 31/03/16 47 1.08
17 (16) Begbies Traynor Group 50.10 10.0 30/04/16 56 0.89
18 (18) Kingston Smith 44.90 3.9 30/04/16 62 0.72
19 (19) Wilkins Kennedy 40.50 20.5 30/04/15 69 0.59
20 (20) Menzies 34.00 5.5 30/06/15 43 0.83
21 (24) TaxAssist Accountants 33.65 13.0 31/12/15 203 0.16
22 (22) Buzzacott 32.68 8.1 30/09/15 31 1.03
23 (23) FRP Advisory 32.24 8.2 30/04/16 35 0.92
24 (29) Kreston Reeves 31.76 47.8 31/05/16 50 0.64
25 (24) HW Fisher & Company 27.10 9.8 30/04/16 30 0.90
26 (28) Price Bailey 24.49 12.2 31/03/16 27 0.91
27 (32) haysmacintyre 23.50 10.3 31/03/16 29 0.81
28 (27) Anderson Anderson & Brown 22.02 -2.2 31/03/16 15 1.47
29 (31) SJD Accountancy 21.63 12.0 31/10/15 4 5.40
30 (30) Frank Hirth 21.60 0.0 30/06/16 18 1.20
31 (34) Hazlewoods 20.90 6.2 31/04/16 22 0.95
32 (33) Armstrong Watson 20.17 -1.0 31/03/16 31 0.65
33 (36) Bishop Fleming 19.90 13.6 29/05/16 29 0.69
34 (35) Duncan & Toplis 19.82 4.9 31/03/16 33 0.58
35 (37) ASE 18.87 10.9 31/12/15 6 3.14
36 (-) Streets 18.07 5.0 30/06/16 20 0.90
37 (41) Barber Harrison & Platt 17.61 27.7 31/12/15 26 0.73
38 (40) Larking Gowen 17.10 11.5 31/03/16 23 0.74
39 (-) Leonard Curtis 17.00 2.0 31/05/15
40 (41) Old Mill 16.39 1.3 31/03/16 45 0.37
41 (39) Lovewell Blake 16.20 3.2 30/09/15 25 0.57
42 (49) SRLV 14.57 1.0 30/06/16 15 1.00
43 (44) Forrester Boyd 14.55 7.9 31/03/16 12 1.12
44 (42) Mercer & Hole 14.33 5.4 31/03/16 16 0.89
45 (46) Barnes Roffe 14.32 10.4 31/12/15 17 0.84
46 (48) Moore & Smalley 14.10 11.0 31/03/16 19 0.69
47 (43) Lubbock Fine 13.90 3.0 30/11/15 13 1.07
48 (51) Simmons Gainsford 13.80 16.9 31/03/16 17 0.81
49 (52) Carter Backer Winter 13.40 9.5 31/03/16 17 0.79
50 (67) Thomas Westcott 12.61 50.7 30/04/16 25 0.50
Firms that provided details after the entry deadline include:
James Cowper Kreston 14.30 11.0 30/04/16 14 1.02
Hillier Hopkins 13.55 6.7 31/03/16 17 0.80

The next 50 in 2016

Rank 2016
(2015)
Name of firm UK Fee
Income (£m)
% change (vs 2015) Year end UK
partners
Fees per
partner (£m)
 * Merger of Rickard Keen and Bird Luckin (previously 83rd)
51 (54) Scott-Moncrieff 12.49 10.00 30/04/16 19 0.66
52 (50) Silver Levene
12.48 4.0 31/05/16 17 0.73
53 (53) Ensors 12.45 8.0 31/03/16 16 0.78
54 (-) Smith Cooper 12.16 18.0 31/03/16 19 0.64
55 (56) Rothmans 11.95 10.0 31/03/16 19 0.63
56 (61) BKL 11.89 18.6 31/03/16 22 0.54
57 (57) Beever and Struthers 11.31 7.7 30/09/15 25 0.50
58 (55) Shipleys 10.73 -0.1 30/04/16 14 0.77
59 (58) French Duncan 10.35 100.0 30/04/16 18 0.58
60 (60) Henderson Loggie 10.30 1.0 30/11/15 21 0.49
61 (66) Beavis Morgan 9.30 5.7 31/10/15
62 (68) Critchleys 9.20 8.3 31/05/16 16 0.57
63 (72) Goodman Jones 8.81 14.8 31/05/15 14 0.63
64 (71) Mitchell Charlesworth 8.80 10.9 03/04/16 19 0.46
65 (-) Rickard Luckin 8.42 1.0 18 0.50
66 (69) Brebners 8.40 3.4 04/05/16 19 0.44
67 (75) HJS Solutions 8.20 25.5 31/03/16 11 0.75
68 (73) TGS Taylorcocks 8.07 10.7 31/12/15 8 1.01
69 (-) Milsted Langdon 7.95 03/04/16 19 0.42
70 (74) Shelley Stock Hutter 7.18 2.8 31/03/16 6 1.20
71 (76) Jeffreys Henry 6.98 15.0 30/04/16 10 0.70
72 (84) Crunch 6.72 33.9 31/03/16 4 1.68
73 (77) EQ Accountants 6.26  4.3 31/03/16 15 0.42
74 (77) RDP Newmans 6.22 3.6 31/05/16 7 0.88
75 (81) BSG Valentine 6.10 2.5 30/09/15 12 0.51
76 (88) Ecovis Wingrave Yeats 6.07 11.0 30/06/15 6 1.01
77 (82) Broomfield & Alexander 5.86 10.6 31/03/16
78 (-) Churchill Knight & Associates 5.60 9.0 31/01/15 2 2.80
79 (85) Bennett Brooks & Co 5.47 16.9 29/02/16 10 0.55
80 (90) Nixon Williams 5.34 12.5 31/10/15 4 1.34
81 (94) LB Group 5.32 23.7 31/08/15 6 0.70
82 (93) The MPA Group 5.29 22.0 31/05/16 2 2.65
83 (88) Raffingers 5.05 10.5 31/12/15 7 0.72
84 (86) Rouse Partners 4.95 1.0 31/03/16 8 0.62
85 (90) Jackson Stephen 4.90 8.9 30/04/16 7 0.70
86 (87) Creaseys 4.90 4.3 31/05/16 7 0.82
87 (97) Grunberg & Co 4.81 14.5 31/03/16 6 0.96
=88 (-) Howard Worth 4.80 12.0 31/12/15 9 0.53
=88 (96) Whitley Stimpson 4.80 11.6 14 0.37
90 (-) Ellacotts 4.77 11.0 31/05/16 7 0.68
91 (-) Wilder Coe 4.75 5.0 31/03/15 13 0.37
92 (-) Moore Thompson 4.61 4.1 31/12/15 8 0.51
93 (107) WSM Partners 4.54 8.6 30/06/16 6 0.76
94 (92) HURST 4.52 2.5 31/03/16 8 0.57
95 (105) Wellden Turnbull 4.42 26.0 30/06/16 3 1.47
96 (98) PM+M 4.32 11.0 30/04/16 12 0.36
97 (-) Begbies Chartered Accountants 4.17 38.0 31/03/16 7 0.60
98 (102) Simpkins Edwards 4.03 10.1 31/03/16 10 0.40
99 (99) Lamont Pridmore 4.00 6.3 31/03/16 3 1.33
100 (104) Charterhouse 3.84 7.0 30/06/15 5 0.77