Sumit Agarwal started DNS Accountants from his bedroom
DNS Accountants started in 2005 as a traditional accountancy practice by Sumit Agarwal. The practice saw rapid organic growth culminating in the development of its own, award nominated, online accounting software and expansion by acquisition.
Year 2013 saw a number of major milestones for DNS Accountants. We were nominated for 4 awards at The British Accountancy Awards 2013; Independent Firm of the Year South East England; Accounting Technician of the Year (Sumit Agarwal – Founder & Managing Partner); Online Accountant of the Year and Client Software Product of the Year. We subsequently won Online Accountant of the Year cementing our place as one of the country’s leading online accountants.
Below is the timeline of major landmarks in terms of development of DNS as a popular brand that it is now.
It became a Full Time Accountancy Practice moving to an office with 2 staff.
Due to great growth in business, Benny Gala joined the team to work on new acquisitions and high net worth clients
In the coming years and due to personal style of Founder-Director Sumit Agarwal, we became popular and well known among Small Businesses and Contractors. We had created a UNIQUE method of delivering accountancy and tax services.
In June, Ajeet Agarwal joins as a full time partner, managing operations.
We launched our own cloud based accounting software for contractors and small businesses.
Due to expansion in business we moved to a large space, which is our current head office in Harrow - North West London.
In March we acquired Efficient Books Accountancy, a Romanian Practice that was going through tough time. Today it’s the largest Accounting Practice serving the Romanian community.
Sumit wins the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Organised by Indo-British Business Forum at House of Commons
Our continued advancement in the industry led to 4 nominations at the British Accountancy Awards.
Winner of Online Accountant of the Year at UK Accountancy Awards
We opened our first central London office in Euston
Finalist at UK Accountancy Awards
Our first few test Franchisees join DNS Accountants as part of the expansion plan to take the company national
Our Founder, Sumit Agarwal, Shortlisted for Practitioner of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, a highly respected award comprising of only 3 nominations every year.
Accredited Accountant with Contractor UK and nominated for their Best Contractor Accountant (small/medium category)
Become an IPSE Accredited Accountant
We exhibited at Accountex and The Business Show
Registered as Associate member of FCSA
Our 4th Founder Franchisee based in Cambridge joins DNS Accountants
We win the Acquisition International AI 2016 Most Innovative Accountancy Firm Award
Gary Zouvani is made DNS Operation Director
Open Slough Branch to service the Thames Valley clients
DNS currently has over 90 Employees and 4 Founder Franchisees!
Accquisition of Redruth branch
Appointment of John Hyams as head of change implementation