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Our Journey

It has been an exciting journey so for The Accounting Crew, as we have grown our business, built an amazing team and enabled our clients ambitions.

We Have Big Ambitions

Like most of our SME business clients, we started off small. But we had big ambitions. We have a clear vision for the business we are growing:

Build a world class accounting and tax practice to serve individuals and small and medium enterprises in the UK, with the aim of enabling their ambition for their businesses and their life

Our Mission to Serve

Everyday we work hard on our mission to serve our clients. We strongly believe that the work we do for our clients has positive impacts on them, their businesses and their communities.

We provide valuable, flexible, and affordable accounting, tax and advisory services to individuals and their SME companies to help them establish, manage and grow their businesses in a sustainable and profitable way.   

Our Journey so Far

It has been a journey of discovery for us over the past decade since we launched The Accounting Crew from a garage in Stratford-upon-Avon. We believed we were in good company when starting our business in a garage with the likes of Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Harley Davidson, Disney and others setting the trend.

13 Nov 2013
Starting The Crew
We officially start to trade and sign up our first client (who is still a client today)
13 Nov 2013
01 Jan 2014
Growing Our Footprint
We open virtual offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh
01 Jan 2014
01 Apr 2014
Employee No. 1
We recruit and hire our first full-time staff (who is still a valued member of the team today)
01 Apr 2014
14 Oct 2015
New Digs
The Crew moves out of the garage to our first office in Mulberry Court, Stratford-Upon Avon
14 Oct 2015
01 Dec 2016
Industry Recognition
We are recognised and shortlisted in the “Best small accounting practice in the UK” category in the Contract UK awards.
01 Dec 2016
20 Feb 2017
Expanding Our Value Proposition
We establish a sister company, CRUMB, as a leading umbrella company in response to demand from our clients in the contractor industry
20 Feb 2017
14 Jul 2017
Gaining Traction in the Market
The Crew signs up our 500th client
14 Jul 2017
15 Jan 2021
Starting to Speed Up
The Crew Signs up our 1,000th client
15 Jan 2021
28 Oct 2021
Expanding into Scotland
The Accounting Crew (Scotland) is formally registered with Companies House
28 Oct 2021
31 Dec 2021
Another Acquistion to Strength the Brand
The Crew completes the buy out of Lesley Alexander and Du Gua Limited – a London based firm specialising in the Entertainment Sector
31 Dec 2021
31 May 2022
Xactima Joins the Family
We welcome Xactima Limited to The Crew family as The Crew completes the purchase and take over of Xactima, an accounting firm specialising in services to the hospitality sector
31 May 2022
10 Nov 2022
Sakol Accountants is Acquired
The Crew completes the buy out of Aird Sakol Accountants in Clarkston, Glasgow to establish a permanent base up in Scotland
10 Nov 2022
24 Nov 2022
The Evolution of the Brand
The Crew re-launches itself with a new brand to empower the next stage of our growth
24 Nov 2022

On the past 10 years we have experienced a lot of challenges and learned an immense amount about growing and managing a successful business. But, there is a lot more to do for us to achieve our vision and ambition for our business.

We’re Investing in Our Business To Serve You Better

We believe in working consistently towards achieving our goals and serving you better. So, there is a lot we are focused on going forward:

We’re investing in our brand and marketing to accelerate our growth

We’re employing new team members to serve our clients better

We’re investing in our technology to make our services more efficient and valuable for you

We’re engaging with our clients more to understand how we can improve our value proposition

We are a “People First” business, and put our team and our clients at the center of everything we do. We believe it is people that make business and life enjoyable, so we focus on serving our teams and our clients first. Always.

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