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Five years, five thousand clients, and one huge thank you!

Posted by Jon Norris on Apr 9th, 2014 | News and opinion

Blimey, can you believe it’s been five years already?

On April 9th 2009 we flipped the switch, and Crunch went live for the first time. Three days later we signed up our first client and the rest, as per the common cliche, is history. Since then we’ve grown our team to over 100, launched more improvements to our service than we can count, won a handful of awards, and last year we were officially crowned the UK’s fastest growing accountancy firm!

Farewell cake

As we stuff our faces with cake and quaff a few drinks, we’ve pulled together a few stats on our first half-decade.

Five stats for our fifth Birthday

Crunch staff: massively virile

Woah Nelly!

Great news for Ginsters!

Mega mileage!

That's plenty of Duck Islands

It’s all about you

Crunch would quite literally not exist without our clients, and we wanted to extend a huge, awkwardly-long hug to each and every one of you.

By crazy coincidence we’ve also taken on our 5,000th client this week! We’ll be getting in touch with them shortly with a year of Crunch on the house.

We work hard every day to make running your business as easy as possible – whether it’s our Account Managers and Accountants on the end of the phone, or our team of Developers pulling all-nighters behind the scenes to get critical updates out the door.

What have you achieved with Crunch? Here are four clients we’ve spoken to recently.

Chris Gibson

Chris Gibson, sevenpointsix

“We no longer have to create an invoice separately, and then make sure that we’ve sent a copy of that invoice to our accountant. Crunch then makes it easy to see what invoices are owning, which are overdue and so on.”

Cath Carlsberg

Cath Carsberg,Cath Carsberg Medical Writing Ltd

“The new calendar is great – I can see at a glance what actions are coming up.”

Hilda Breakspear

Hilda Breakspear, Dock Hill Ltd

“Snap Lite is perfect for me – thank you for introducing it and making it clear how many receipts I could file a month – I actually file more now than I did before!”

Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis Nick Lewis Ltd

“Keep providing the great service that you do! I love the timeline, keeps me informed of what is coming up.”

Once again, a massive thanks to everyone who has supported us in our first five years. We can’t wait to see where we are in another five!


Photos by Steve Jurvetson, Dennis Wong, Thomas Bresson & Holly Occhipinti

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