Cwmbran Accountancy Firm Shortlisted for Prestigious National Award

Green& Co BAA2017 - Finalist Badge - Independent firm of the Year - Wales & Midlands, England

Our recent achievement of being shortlisted in the British Accountancy Awards has been covered by the South Wales Argus.

Cwmbran-based Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors has been shortlisted for a national award.

The firm has been named as a finalist at the 2017 British Accountancy Awards in the Independent Firm of the Year category for Wales and the Midlands.

The ceremony is being held on Friday 13th October, and Director Ed Gooderham hopes it proves a lucky day for practice.

He said: “This is incredibly satisfying news. Over the last three years, we have invested heavily in evolving our business in all the right areas. These include regular goal setting, valuable team away days and personal and professional development for all staff.

“Being shortlisted is a welcome reward for all the hard work the team has put in over the last few years. When applying for the award, we demonstrated our commitment to growing our business in the right areas, with respect to the changing landscape of accountancy.”

Green & Co Accountants, based at Pembroke House, won the award in 2014, and since then, the firm has grown exponentially both in terms of staff and clients.

Mr Gooderham continued: “Our business has developed hugely since we last won the award. With the advent of cloud-based accounting and Making Tax Digital on the horizon, accountancy is playing a bigger picture when it comes to helping clients run their business. It’s not just about finances and compliance; it’s about forecasting growth, implementing financial improvements and attracting new clients.”

More than 750 guests from accountancy practices all over the country will attend the ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

The British Accountancy Awards rewards firms that have provided the highest quality of service to their clients. The judging criteria for this award looked at how the firm’s services have been fundamental in enabling their clients to achieve their business goals.

Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors specialise in business growth and tax minimisation for businesses across Wales and the South West of England.

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Please note: This article is a commentary on general principles and should not be interpreted as advice for your specific situation.

Green & Co Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Green& Co BAA2017 - Finalist Badge - Independent firm of the Year - Wales & Midlands, England

We are pleased to announce that Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors have been shortlisted in the Independent Firm of the Year – Wales & Midlands, England category in the British Accountancy Awards.

The Award recognises firms that have played a fundamental role in enabling their clients to achieve their business goals through the provision of effective, innovative and unique services.

When we last entered this Award, in 2014, we were fortunate enough to be announced as the winner, and we hope to bring you equally pleasant news on 13 October 2017, when the winners are announced at London Hilton.

Fingers crossed!

Why Awards Can be Rewarding…

www.greenandco.comRecently Green & Co were delighted and honoured to be awarded Independent Firm Of The Year – Wales at the 2014 British Accountancy Awards, and the achievement has caused a buzz of excitement and pride around the office here at Pembroke House. Apart from the great feeling of having hard work acknowledged, it’s very reassuring to know that, whatever it is you are doing, you are doing it right! However, aside from the glass trophy and the after-dinner drinks, there are many rewards for any business that puts itself up for, and wins, a business award.

As has been the case here at Green & Co, one of the first benefits is the huge boost to staff morale particularly for those who have been directly involved in the application process. A business is only as good as the people who work for it – whether they be the owners or employees – and an award is as much a pat on the back for them as it is for the business itself. Employee job satisfaction plays a large part in the smooth running of any business and everyone likes to work for a successful enterprise. Awards can even help rank your business high in the recruitment market.

Of course having a plethora of awards adorning your letterheads can also be of great marketing value, particularly if the awarding body is well-known and respected. It can give you the edge with potential customers, particularly if you are competing with other firms or businesses for a particular contract or deal. Existing customers will also be reassured that they have made the right choice in dealing with you, rather than anyone else.

Entering for an award may seem daunting – there are often several stages to overcome before you can even be considered as a contender – but many business owners admit that the process gives them a chance to step back and take a broad view of what they have achieved and what they hope to achieve in the future. Many award schemes involve staff and customer consultation and the feedback from such can be both eye-opening and useful in reviewing your plans for moving forward in your particular industry. Even if you don’t make it to the finals in one year, you can use the experience to identify and improve upon any weaknesses or shortcomings, so that perhaps in future years, you may be a winner.

It’s well worth doing a little research and finding out what award schemes are relevant to your business . Whether it be trade, conservation, innovation or employer awards, there is a category to highlight your strengths – sometimes several, so there are plenty of opportunities to show your business off.

It might even be fun – and you could find yourself reaping the many rewards of being considered “The Best”!

Please note: This article is a commentary on general principles and should not be interpreted as advice for your specific situation.

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