We are proud and fortunate to have two fantastic sponsors of Young Guns: Lloyds Bank and chartered accountancy and tax advisory firm haysmacintyre.

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haysmacintyre is an award winning, single office firm of chartered accountants and tax advisers based in central London.

Our 33 partners and over 240 staff deliver a range of high quality accountancy, tax, corporate finance and business advice to start-ups, fast growing and entrepreneurial businesses and listed companies.

In the last five years our turnover has increased by 46% from organic growth alone, which we consider reflects the level of our client service, the culture within the firm and our progressive outlook.  Our professionals work in specific sectors which include creative, media and technology, hospitality, property and financial services, so clients benefit from advisers familiar with their industries, active in their commercial communities and well-connected to networks that could be helpful to them.

We have a reputation for being dynamic and forward-thinking and we are often consulted on our clients’ wider range of commercial challenges.  We are among only a few firms which bridge the gap between the larger firms which do everything but may lack the personal touch and smaller firms which may be able to provide only a narrow range of services.  We are one of a select group of firms awarded The Mid-Tier Firm of the Year accolade at The British Accountancy Awards.

Our long-standing involvement with Young Guns, coupled with our own experience of working with entrepreneurs and business owners, means that we have a thorough understanding of issues facing growing businesses so we can support them at every stage, from starting up, through growth and diversification, to an exit event.  We are a top 15 firm to quoted companies in the Adviser Ranking Listing.

As a founding firm of a large international alliance of accountants and lawyers we can provide reliable, local expertise wherever in the world our clients are growing their businesses and we assist international companies doing business in the UK.

haysmacintyre has sponsored Young Guns since 2007 and is closely involved in the programme from nomination stage, through finalist selection and then celebrating the announcement of the haysmacintyre “Top Gun”.

We wish all entrants the best of luck in Young Guns 2018.

Visit www.haysmacintyre.com to find out more.



DeVono Cresa

DeVono Cresa are industry leaders in occupier-only commercial real estate representation in London and the UK – pioneering the concept back in 2003. Today, they provide conflict-free advice to a wide range of organisations from start-ups to multinationals in London, across the UK and worldwide.

Over the past 14 years they have been responsible for one in four commercial transactions in London alone with an impressive client following that includes Twitter, Zoopla and Red Bull.

Devono Property:Robert Leigh (Growing Business Young Guns 2008)The DeVono Cresa portfolio of services has been designed to support all aspects of commercial real-estate strategy and includes: Office Agency, Occupier Disposals, Office Purchasing, Serviced Office Agency, Retail and Leisure Agency and Design and Build.

Founder and Joint CEO Robert Leigh has been part of the Young Guns alumni for over 9 years.

Visit DeVonoCresa.com to find out more.

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