Charity Finance Audit Survey ranks Kingston Smith top for charity expertise

04.12.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Kingston Smith is delighted to have been ranked number one for charity expertise in Charity Finance’s 2018/19 Audit Survey. We maintain our position as number one for overall service amongst the top 20 charity specialist firms. Neil Finlayson, Head of Not for Profit Sector: “Being ranked top for charity expertise is a great endorsement from…


Kingston Smith appoints new partner to professional firms and property teams

03.12.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Kingston Smith, top 20 accountancy and business advisory firm, is delighted to announce that Clare Harrall has joined its professional firms and property teams as partner. Clare joins from RSM, bringing significant experience in the professional practices sector. John Staniforth, head of professional firms at Kingston Smith, says: “We are delighted to have Clare on…


Kingston Smith celebrates the capital’s connectivity through the centuries

22.11.18 / Insight posted in Articles, KS News

In November, we celebrated London’s connectivity – past, present and future. We thought it fitting to hold an event in the Museum of London, as it lies right at the heart of the city, where ancient collides with modern. Tracing London through the millennia, each with its own technological ingenuity, brings into focus the whole…


Kingston Smith acquires family-run Essex accountancy firm

19.11.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Kingston Smith is pleased to announce the acquisition of Essex-based accountancy firm Memact. The family-run practice, led by Mike McCarthy, has been established for more than 20 years and has a diverse range of clients. Kingston Smith partner Dan Martine, from the Romford office, said: “We are delighted to welcome Memact to the Kingston Smith…


Kingston Smith guides organisations towards social value excellence

14.11.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Kingston Smith Fundraising and Management (KSFM), in collaboration with Social Value UK, has launched a customisable social value policy document. This downloadable policy template that organisations can fill in themselves, following guidance notes, is an essential jigsaw piece for organisations wanting to formulate, embed and manage social value practices. Karl Leathem, director of impact at…


Kingston Smith expands its not for profit team by appointing new partner

05.11.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Kingston Smith, top 20 accountancy and business advisory firm, is delighted to announce that James Saunders has joined its not for profit team as partner. James joins from RSM, bringing nearly 20 years’ experience in the not for profit and charity sector. Neil Finlayson, head of not for profit at Kingston Smith, says: “We are…


Charity film makers praised for great impact at Kingston Smith Creative Vision Awards

17.10.18 / Insight posted in KS News

The student teams behind the four winning films of Kingston Smith’s Creative Vision Awards were honoured for their incredible creative work for charities last night in a glamorous awards ceremony in the heart of Soho at Ham Yard Hotel, London. Receiving awards for creating powerful and impactful short digital films for four charities, the Bournemouth…


Kingston Smith focuses on wellbeing in the workplace

10.10.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Top 20 accountancy firm Kingston Smith is marking World Mental Health Day (10 October) by running an entire week of activities. The firm’s mental health awareness and wellbeing initiative focuses on five tips for mental wellbeing: being mindful, learning, being active, giving and connecting. This week, partners and staff alike are taking part in free…


Our community engagement report

01.10.18 / Insight posted in KS News

Welcome to Kingston Smith’s community engagement report We believe it is important to give something back to the communities around us. By providing support and guidance to local people, businesses and charities, we have a positive effect on them and future generations. This report is just a snapshot of our recent exciting community projects.


Kingston Smith wins at British Accountancy Awards

28.09.18 / Insight posted in KS News

  Kingston Smith is delighted to have won the award for Large Firm Innovation of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards. The firm was presented with the prestigious award at a glittering ceremony at the Grosvenor Hotel, London, on 26 September. The top 20 multi-disciplinary firm beat competition from Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Mazars, Moore Stephens and Price…