2020 winners

Congratulations to all of the 2020 winners at the Yorkshire Accountancy Awards.


While individuals and businesses continue to adapt to the new normal, find out what the independent judging panel had to say about each and every winner at this year’s Yorkshire Accountancy Awards.


Best Employer

Garbutt + Elliott



Independent Firm of the Year

Asquith & Co



Mid-Tier Firm of the Year

Armstrong Watson



Large Firm of the Year




Niche Firm of the Year

Dow Schofield Watts



Brand of the Year




Diversity and Inclusion Award




Accountancy Team of the Year




Audit Team of the Year




Support Team of the Year




In-house Finance Team of the Year

North Bar



Corporate Finance Team of the Year




Advisory Team of the Year

Chamberlain & Co



Tax Team of the Year




Partner of the Year

Paul Winwood, BHP



Trainee of the Year

Aaron Thiara, DSC Chartered Accountants



Rising Star of the Year

Becky Hoyle, BDO



Yorkshire Advisor of the Year

James Heathcote, Lancaster Knox



Yorkshire Accountant of the Year

Amy Cashmore, Haines Watts



Finance Director of the Year

Nigel Hiller, South Yorkshire Police



Managing Partner of the Year

James Sutton, Haines Watts