Entries for the awards are now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered or submitted a nomination. The shortlisted nominees for each category can be found below. Check back after 6th December to find out who the winners are.
> IAB Bookkeeper of the Year – Sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group
This award recognises a bookkeeper who has gone above and beyond to provide bookkeeping services to clients or their employer and whose skills have improved the effectiveness or efficiency of the business.
Colin Faires FIAB
Emma Fox MIAB AIAAP
> IAB Accountant of the Year – Sponsored by AMLCC & FA Simms & Partners
This award recognises either an accountant or firm of accountants who have gone above and beyond to help their clients.
Samantha Nicholson MIAAP
> IAB Payroll Professional of the Year – Sponsored by CIPP
This award recognises a payroll professional who have gone above and beyond to provide services to clients or their employer and whose skills have improved the effectiveness or efficiency of the operation of their payroll.
> IAB Small Business Mentor of the Year – Sponsored by SFEDI
The mentor of the year award is awarded to an individual that has made an outstanding contribution as a business mentor. We are looking for an individual that has not only made a difference to the business of their mentee(s), but who supports the emergence of new and growing enterprises in their region and sector.
Liz Pepler MIAB
Laura Whyte FIAB
> IAB Student of the Year
This award acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of an individual who has studied an IAB bookkeeping or payroll qualification in the past 12 months.
> IAB Tutor of the Year
The award acknowledges a tutor who has gone above and beyond to support their learner(s) in their studies and to help them gain new skills and knowledge through their IAB qualification.
Di Garbera MIAB, Golding Computer Services Ltd
Helen Abari MIAB, Zatkhon Accountancy Training