UHY Hacker Young

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UHY Hacker Young
Limited Liability Partnership
Industry Professional services
Founded London, United Kingdom (1925)
Key people
Ladislav Hornan, (Managing Partner)
Howard Spencer, (Group Chairman)[1]
Services Audit
Business advisory & accounting
Corporate finance
Corporate tax
FSA compliance
Private client services
Sarbanes Oxley compliance
Services for international businesses
Turnaround & recovery
Revenue Increase Uk£45 million (2011)
Number of employees
600 (February 2012)
Website Official website

The UHY Hacker Young Group is a Top 20 [2] Group of UK chartered accountants, with 99 partners and 490 professional staff operating from 24 offices across the UK.[3] Established in London in 1925, the group is also a founder member of UHY International, an international network of accountancy firms with 275 offices located in 87 countries across the globe.

Total fee income for the fiscal year 2013 was £48 million,[4] making UHY Hacker Young the 16th largest accountancy network in the UK.

Since its foundation, the firm has offered a broad range of services for owners of family businesses, including bookkeeping and auditing, tax compliance and advice, corporate recovery and company secretarial services. UHY Hacker Young has also helped companies floated on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) since its inception in 1995, providing them with advice on pre-IPO fund-raising, admissions, due diligence and tax assistance and planning. In more recent years, the London office has launched international business desks for Brazil, Russia & CIS, India, China, the US, and Israel.


UHY Hacker Young is a professional services firm, thus covers a wide range of sectors: audit, business advisory & accounting, corporate finance, corporate tax, FCA compliance, private client services, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, services for international businesses, tax investigations, enquiries & disclosures, turnaround & recovery and VAT.

Name and branding[edit]

UHY Hacker Young Group offices are known under the following titles:

  • UHY Hacker Young - London, Nottingham, Manchester, Abergavenny, Birmingham, Brighton & Hove, Bristol, Cambridge, Chester, Letchworth Garden City, Newport, Royston, Sittingbourne, Sheffield, Winchester & Wrexham
  • UHY Torgersens - Sunderland, Newcastle & Jarrow
  • UHY Calvert Smith - York
  • Campbell Dallas - Aberdeen, Glasgow, Perth & Stirling

Notable clients[edit]

Andrew Andronikou, Michael Kiely & Peter Kubik of UHY Hacker Young were appointed administrators of Portsmouth Football Club when it went into administration on Friday 26 February 2010.[5]


  1. ^ Howard Spencer, UHY UK website
  2. ^ 2011 Accountancy Age and Accountancy Magazine league tables
  3. ^ http://www.uhy-uk.com/about/uk-network/
  4. ^ http://www.accountancyage.com/static/top50-this-year
  5. ^ Portsmouth administrator promises to save club from liquidation, Guardian, 26 February 2010

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