ANOTHER TRANCHE of the UK's most senior accounting and finance experts have been confirmed as judges for the British Accountancy Awards.
A further 14 judges can be revealed today for the British Accountancy Awards. The judges will join our other seven confirmed participants, who include PAC chairwoman Margaret Hodge and Office for Tax Simplification tax director John Whiting.
Among the latest judges confirmed are Sarah Hathaway, head of ACCA UK, Mark Lumsdon-Taylor, FD of Hadlow College - and winner of public sector & voluntary FD of the year at the 2014 Business Finance Awards.
Also on board is Nick Willis, chairman of practice representative body UK200 Group, and EY global managing partner of talent Mike Cullen. Stefan Stern, Financial Times columnist and visiting professor, Cass Business School, has also agreed to take part in the judging.
The first tranche of judges can be found by clicking here.
More than 20 judges will be picked to go through the entries. New categories include Top 50 Team Awards, which recognise excellence by service line, including corporate finance , tax, pensions, and wealth management, and are open to firms within the Accountancy Age Top 50 league table. Individual awards include both 'Young Practitioner' and 'Practitioner of the Year' categories.
Shortlists will be revealed in late summer/early autumn.
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