Accountants of the year!

January 20, 2017

Well we did it again, accountants of the year for the second year running!

Not only was this fantastic for the firm but an unprecedented achievement. After our success the previous year we didn’t think it would be possible for national accreditation again in what was probably the toughest competition we had faced. In a whistle-stop visit to the British Accountancy Awards in London we were overjoyed to receive the top award from comedian Jon Culshaw.

What was really nice is the judges commented that Hornby’s ‘remained the stand out firm’ so rather than sitting on our hands for 12 months we have again pushed forward to achieve the very best results for our clients. A lot of the time they don’t see what goes on behind closed doors so it’s really nice for them to know we are at the cutting edge of technology, knowledge and push the boundaries to put them in the best possible position. This includes looking at all the tax reliefs (however small and quirky), financial life plans and business health checks to ensure nothing is missed and their personal goals are being achieved too. All this is provided in what has now affectionately become known as the Hornby Accountancy family such is the care and friendly environment our team creates.

We can’t share this fantastic news without mentioning the great team we have here. Every one of them are extremely proud of what we’ve all achieved and that in itself drives them on to get the very best results.

So are we going for the hat-trick? We’ll have to wait and see on that one but what remains is the constant pursuit of excellence we always strive to achieve. We are really lucky that our clients have been our biggest supporters over the years and we are extremely thankful for all their recommendations, without which these accolades would not have been possible. We look forward to working with you all in 2017!

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