About Us

Welcome to PEM, the largest independent firm of accountants and business advisers based in Cambridge.

Energetic, grounded, smart.  Not words usually associated with accountancy, but the key personality traits of PEM.

Our clients enjoy a relationship that’s open and jargon-free; one where needs are explored and understood; and one where our reliability and track record contribute to our clients’ own success.

We’ve been in business for over 140 years and work with a diverse range of clients from individuals, sole traders, Cambridge colleges and family run businesses to large corporate entities. We offer our clients a full range of services and specialise in a variety of industry sectors including; Owner Managed Businesses, Technology, Property Professional Firms, Medical, Agriculture, Charities & Not for Profit.

Since PEM was founded in 1875 we have grown significantly whilst maintaining our independence. Today we have 16 partners and over 140 staff located at our central Cambridge office to guarantee a one team approach. We give you the support and financial expertise you need to meet your goals. At every stage, we demonstrate authenticity and combine our collective knowledge and smartness to deliver certainty in an uncertain world.

PEM is a member of Kreston International, a global network of 180 independent accounting firms with members across 113 countries. This provides a resource of over 23,000 professional and support staff. This international capability enables us to offer our clients an informed global resource for accounting, auditing, taxation and advisory services.

Whatever your accounting or business advisory needs, to discuss how we can help you, please get in touch on 01223 728222, email us at pem@pem.co.uk or submit an online enquiry.

To find out more about the services that we offer and how we can help you, take a look at our firmwide brochure here. 

Latest from PEM

Brexit update

13/03/2019 - 13:46

In the midst of the turbulence in Parliament, this morning the Government has released initial trade tariff information which would apply to imports from overseas in the event of a No Deal Brexit.

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Here we go round again - Brexit update

30/01/2019 - 15:19

Last night saw a series of votes on various suggested amendments by MPs to the withdrawal agreement that was rejected by MPs earlier this month. Two out of the seven suggested amendments were passed thereby giving Theresa May the opportunity to try and negotiate an amended deal with the EU for Britain’s departure from the UK.

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Our culture

13/06/2018 - 12:28

Happiness and well-being is important to us. This emphasis on creating a positive culture where people can thrive is key to our success in attracting and retaining talented employees.

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