We are delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in the 'Graduate and Non-Graduate Programme of the Year’ category at the British Accountancy Awards 2017.
British Accountancy Awards celebrate the impact that expertly designed and executed accountancy and finance strategies make to business performance and the bottom line. This year the awards ceremony will take place at London Hilton on Park Lane on 13 October 2017.
This shortlisting recognises Kreston Reeves as an example of excellence in developing a business-led training programme. To be considered as a finalist the firm had to demonstrate the use of 21st century learning options and innovative ways to attract, retain and develop younger generations to its profession, while delivering real bottom line results.
This acknowledgement of the quality of Kreston Reeves' training provision by the British Accountancy Awards comes in the year the firm has also achieved the apprenticeship ‘Employee Training Provider’ status for its graduate and non-graduate training programme. Kreston Reeves is just one of three UK accountancy firms, and the only mid-sized firm, to hold this coveted status.
This is not the first time that Kreston Reeves have been recognised at these awards. In 2016 the firm was shortlisted in the 'Mid-tier Firm of the Year' and ‘Top 50 Audit Team of the Year’ categories. In addition, in 2014 Kreston Reeves won the 'Training Team of the Year' award demonstrating the firm's enduring dedication to the training and development of it's teams.
Andrew Griggs, Senior Partner at Kreston Reeves, commented, “I am delighted that Kreston Reeves has been shortlisted in this category at the British Accountancy Awards. We are dedicated to investing in every individual that makes up the firm: recruiting, training and retaining them, and developing them into a firm wide team of forward thinking professional experts in their chosen specialism.
We are enormously proud of our firm’s training programme and believe it to be one of the best in our industry and one that our clients also benefit from. We look forward to attending the awards ceremony and hearing the results”.
Jessica Damms, HR Director at Kreston Reeves, commented, "We strive to provide a supportive, open and stimulating environment for all our employees in which they can reach their full potential, both professionally and personally. I'm so proud the firm have been recognised in this award".
Karen Thompson, Training Manager at Kreston Reeves, "We are passionate about our training programme and care about our employees. In supporting our trainees to achieve their goals, we in turn learn and benefit from their fresh perspectives and enthusiasm, which enables us to realise the firm's ambitions. These relationships drive Kreston Reeves forward and make it such an exciting and fulfilling place to work".
For further information about Kreston Reeves' training programme please contact Karen Thompson, Training Manager, or Jessica Damms, HR Director, here or on +44 (0)330 124 1399.
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To read more about the British Accountancy Awards and view the full list of finalists please click here.