HLB reports a record-breaking year with 25% growth

HLB’s Global Annual Review 2021, Reaching new heights, published today, shows that HLB is well on its way to reaching the top 10 position in global ranking as well as meeting all its strategic objectives by the end of 2023. Despite an unpredictable year, HLB exceeded expectations and showed exponential growth across many areas, including:

  • Service line growth by 35% in tax services, 16% in accounting and 8% in audit & assurance
  • HLB’s continued focus on diversification into advisory services resulted in 34% growth, now accounting for 28% of the total fee income
  • Revenue from cross-border engagements grew by 10%
  • A 18% rise in overall headcount with a 24% increase in female partnerships.

This review also offers insight into HLB’s progress against the CSR objectives set out in its business strategy, Shaping our shared future.  HLB aims to create a more inclusive, sustainable future for all within its ecosystem, by focussing on three strategic CSR pillars: diversity and inclusion, the environment, and communities.