Accountancy and business awards winners revealed

The winners of the North West Society of Chartered Accountants (NWSCA) accountancy and business awards 2013 were announced at a ceremony and black-tie dinner.

Taylors Solicitors receiving their award from Angela Smith (The Write Angle, sponsor)Businesses and professionals from across the region attended the event at the Hilton Hotel in Blackpool to celebrate their achievements over the past year, and among the winners at the sell-out event were Blackburn-based PM+M, Pierce Corporate Finance, Taylors Solicitors and SBC Ltd.

The winners were revealed following a judging panel comprising the competition’s organisers and sponsors, and were presented with an engraved glass trophy to commemorate their success.

The awards, which Lancashire Business View supported as media partner, were hosted by journalist and broadcaster Tony Livesey.

Mark Schofield, president of the NWSCA, said: “The awards recognise and celebrate commitment to excellence and it has been inspiring to be involved in this year’s competition and judging process.

“I’d like to congratulate all our winners on their achievements; and to thank our sponsors for their contributions to this year’s awards.”

The winners were: Accountancy firm of the year PM+M

Accountancy Rising Star Julie Livesey, JD Sports Fashion Plc

Corporate Finance Team Pierce Corporate Finance Limited

Finance Director of the Year Helena Lavin, Trinity Hospice

Intermediary of the Year Taylors Solicitors

International Business of the Year ACDC Lighting

RBS Business of the Year Nutrition Group Plc President’s Award SBC Ltd