2023 Accountancy Awards

2023 Accountancy Awards

Step into the spotlight with the 2023 Accountancy Awards presented by Business Awards UK. In the competitive world of accountancy, recognition from a distinguished panel of experts can propel your brand to new heights, setting you apart in the industry. A shortlisting, or potentially becoming a Winner or Finalist, can significantly boost your reputation and affirm your excellence. Let your achievements shine and demonstrate your commitment to excellence. The numbers don’t lie; it’s time to make your mark. Enter the 2023 Accountancy Awards today.

Effective 19th May 2023: All awards will be launched with a new fee structure. Your Award Acceptance Fee will be a single, “flat fee”. If you are selected as a Winner, you will only pay one single fee regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x Winner Trophy is included in this fee. Additional trophies can still be purchased.

This has been made possible thanks to our new sponsors and partners, who have enabled us to pass our cost savings on to winners. All entries are still FREE for all sectors.

Before You Enter: What You Need To Know

Free entry in all sectors and categories

We know that many small business owners, entrepreneurs and larger organisations don't like to pay up front for awards, where fees range from £99 to more than £250 per category. With us, all your entries are free.

You only pay a fee if you win an award

Unlike other programmes, you only pay a fee if you are selected as a winner. There's only one Award Acceptance Fee to pay regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x personalised Winner trophy is included*!

Publicity Package

As a winner or finalist, you get credible industry recognition & publicity from National press releases, Google and Yahoo! News features, content marketing and case studies.

Social Marketing

Social media marketing is important for all businesses, which is why we announce your accolades on social platforms, and regularly engage with you and your followers.

Interviews & PR

We can create quality, in-depth content with your team, making you a trusted voice in your industry, and highlighting the achievements & success of your business or enterprise**.

Publicity and PR Package


Was £425
Was £425
£375 +VAT
(Award Acceptance Fee)
(Free Forever)
£99 +VAT
(per additional trophy)

* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.

** Interviews & PR: We will contact you regarding all publicity and PR opportunities based on the options you select in the entry form

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Accountancy Awards Categories

CategoryDescription / Criteria
Best Financial ReportingAcknowledging a company that showcases exceptional financial reporting practices, including accuracy, transparency, adherence to accounting standards, and clear communication of financial information.
Rising Star AccountantCommending a young and talented accountant who has shown remarkable potential, exceptional performance, and significant contributions to the accountancy profession at an early stage of their career.
Best Newcomer Accountancy FirmCommending a recently established accountancy firm that has made a significant impact in a short period, demonstrating innovation, client satisfaction, and growth potential.
Boutique Accountancy Firm of the YearHonouring a small or specialised accountancy firm that delivers personalised, high-quality services to clients, often focusing on niche industries or specific areas of expertise.
Tax Advisory Firm of the YearCelebrating a firm that excels in providing expert tax advice and strategies, assisting clients in navigating complex tax regulations, minimizing tax liabilities, and maximizing tax efficiency.
Accountancy Firm of the YearRecognsing the leading accountancy firm that demonstrates excellence in client service, technical expertise, innovation, and overall contributions to the field of accountancy.
Auditor of the YearHonouring an auditing firm that demonstrates excellence in conducting thorough and independent audits, ensuring financial statements are reliable, accurate, and in compliance with applicable regulations.
Tax Team of the YearCommending a team within an accountancy firm or organisation that showcases exceptional expertise, client service, and creativity in providing tax planning and compliance services.
Accountant of the YearRecognising an outstanding individual accountant who has demonstrated exceptional professional skills, ethical conduct, and significant contributions to the field of accountancy, serving as a role model for excellence.
Start-up Accountancy Firm of the YearAcknowledging a newly established accountancy firm that has demonstrated remarkable growth, innovation, and client satisfaction, making a notable impact within a short period of time.
International Accountancy Firm of the YearCommending an accountancy firm that has successfully expanded its operations globally, demonstrating excellence in international accounting standards, cross-border services, and client satisfaction across multiple jurisdictions.
Advisory Team of the YearRecognising a team within an accountancy firm that provides exceptional advisory services, offering strategic insights, financial planning, and business consulting to clients, contributing to their growth and success.
Innovative Accounting TechnologyCelebrating a technology solution that revolutionises accounting practices, such as advanced automation, cloud-based systems, or artificial intelligence, improving efficiency, accuracy, and decision-making in accounting processes.
CFO of the YearCelebrating a chief financial officer who demonstrates exceptional financial leadership, strategic vision, and innovative approaches in managing financial affairs and driving organisational success.
Best Lone Wolf AccountancyAcknowledging an independent accountant who operates as a sole practitioner and excels in providing comprehensive accounting services, personalised client care, and professional expertise.
Family Run Business of the YearCelebrating a family-operated accountancy firm that exemplifies professionalism, exceptional service, and dedication to integrity in financial management and client relations.
Diversity and Inclusion ChampionHonouring an organisation that champions diversity and inclusion within the accountancy profession, promoting equality, fostering an inclusive work environment, and implementing initiatives to increase representation and opportunities for underrepresented groups.
Outstanding Contribution to the Accountancy ProfessionHonouring an individual or organisation that has made a significant and lasting impact on the accountancy profession, through their leadership, innovation, advocacy, or contributions to the development and advancement of the field.
Exceptional Customer SatisfactionHonouring an organisation that consistently exceeds expectations, delivering unparalleled service and fostering enduring customer loyalty.

Entry Form

Accountancy Awards
(Deadline Reached)

If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us:

Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.

Example Entry in Travel Awards:

Best Travel Company – Adventure Holidays

Excursionists UK is a travel company that specialises in adventure holidays designed to challenge and inspire our customers. Our range of adventure activities, including mountaineering, trekking, skiing, and scuba diving, are carefully curated to offer unique and unforgettable experiences.

At Excursionists UK, we believe that adventure holidays should be about more than just adrenaline-fueled activities. Our approach to adventure travel is to provide immersive and authentic experiences that connect our customers with local communities, cultures, and environments.

One of our standout adventure holiday packages is our Everest Base Camp Trek. This 14-day trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region of Nepal, with expert guides and porters on hand to help you navigate the challenging terrain. Along the way, you will experience traditional Sherpa culture, visit ancient monasteries, and enjoy panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.

Another popular adventure holiday package is our Arctic Expedition Cruise. This 8-day cruise takes you on a journey through the icy waters of the Arctic, with opportunities to see polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic wildlife up close. You will also have the chance to visit remote Inuit communities and learn about their way of life.

At Excursionists UK, we are committed to providing high-quality adventure holidays that are safe, sustainable, and responsible. We work closely with local communities and conservation organisations to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live there.

Our commitment to providing high-quality adventure holidays has been recognised with previous accolades including the Best Adventure Travel Company award at the 2020 British Travel Awards and the Best Small Tour Operator award at the 2021 Adventure Tourism Awards.

Rising Star Award:

Samantha Jones, Sales Manager at Excursionists UK

Samantha Jones is a dynamic and innovative sales manager who has helped to establish Excursionists UK as a rising star in the travel retail industry. Her commitment to personalised travel planning and sustainable travel has set her apart and made her a strong candidate for the Travel Retailer Rising Star Award.

Samantha’s innovative approach to travel retail, including her personalised travel planning service, has helped to increase revenue for Excursionists UK. By offering tailored travel solutions that meet the specific needs and interests of our customers, Samantha has been able to drive repeat business and attract new customers, ultimately contributing to our bottom line.