The entry deadline for the Yorkshire Accountancy Awards 2024 is just around the corner, and it’s time for Yorkshire-based accountants to gear up for this prestigious event. With the entry deadline set for 27 October and the ceremony slated for 22 February 2024, here’s a concise guide to help you make the most of the opportunity:
New categories for 2024
This year, the awards introduce two exciting categories: Best ESG Campaign and Accounting Tech Initiative of the Year.
The former is an opportunity to showcase your organisation’s commitment to sustainability and ethical issues, highlighting your dedication to making a positive impact beyond just financial matters.
The latter is designed to celebrate innovation that’s supercharging the local profession and driving transformation within the Yorkshire accountancy community. If you’ve been at the forefront of technological advancements in accounting, this is your chance to shine.
Choosing the right categories
When entering the Yorkshire Accountancy Awards, you have the flexibility to choose from a wide range of categories. Whether you’re an outstanding employer, excel in specific services, have exceptional staff, or have carved a niche for your firm, there’s a category for you. Select from diverse categories like Best Employer of the Year, Tax Service Award, Support Staff of the Year, Niche Firm of the Year and Brand of the Year.
To enter the awards, you’ll need to register, which will grant you access to the entry form. You can enter as many categories as you wish once you’ve registered.
Good to know before you start: you need to keep your submission within 250-1,000 words, or five minutes of video, per category. Equally important, you’ll need to have a high-res logo to hand. You might also be asked to upload an individual nominee’s photo if it’s relevant to the category you’re entering.
The judging process
The judging panel for the Yorkshire Accountancy Awards consists of experienced professionals from various trade associations and institutes. They bring years of expertise and impartiality to the table. Rest assured, there are strict guidelines in place to prevent conflicts of interest and ensure a fair evaluation.
After the submission deadline, the judges will meet virtually to review and score each submission. An average of these scores will determine the finalists and, ultimately, the winners. This process ensures that the outcomes are as unbiased as possible.
Get ready for the ceremony!
If you make the shortlist, expect good news two weeks after the deadline. This is your cue to prepare for the prestigious ceremony on 22 February 2024. Whether you’re a finalist or an attendee, the awards ceremony an excellent opportunity to network with fellow professionals and celebrate the accomplishments of the Yorkshire accountancy community.
In summary, seize the Yorkshire Accountancy Awards 2024 as an opportunity to shine. With the deadline looming, craft your submissions and get ready for a night of recognition and celebration. Best of luck to all entrants!
Want more detail? Here’s how to enter the awards.