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Personality of the year
John Ormerod accepts his award from Dean Carroll, business development director of Microsoft Business Solutions. On his left is master of ceremonies, Jon Snow, from Channel Four news.
Small firm of the year
Murtaza Jessa and Jagdish Patel, partners at Trustient, receive their award from Jerry Luckett, general manager at Sage, accounts division.
Medium firm of the year
Peter Davies, CEO of Clement Keys recieves his award from Dean Carroll, business development director of Microsoft Business Solutions.
Large firm of the year
Patrick Machray, chief executive at Johnston Carmichael, receives his award presented by Jerry Luckett of Sage.
Big Four firm of the year
Kieran Poynter, UK senior partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, receives his award from James F Blom, managing director of Ingrian Networks.
Accountant of the year
David Bloom accepts his award from David Coughlan, head of Zurich Professional
Accounting technician of the year
Becky Brabrook receives her award from Mike Dudding, president of the AAT.
Finance team of the year
Giles Willits, finance director at UK Entertainment, receives his award from Aidan McKeon, managing director Allied Irish Bank Group.
Public services achievement of the year
David Leather receives his award from Robin Booth, operations manager of AccountanccyAgeJobs.com
Finance director of the year
David Leather accepts his award from Louis Tomazou, director of FSS Financial and Andrew Sawers, editor of Financial Director magazine.
Finance director of the year
Chris Woodhouse accepts his award from Louis Tomazou of FSS Financial and Andrew Sawers, editor of Financial Director magazine.
ACCA new accountant of the year
Philip Beckett receives his award from Andrew Harding, executive director of the ACCA.
CIMA new accountant of the year
John Hunter Brown receives his award from Professoer GR Kaye, president of CIMA.
Business annual report of the year
Geest group finance director Mark Pullen receives his award from Richard Coulson, chairman of OpenAccounts.
Public sector annual report of the year
Claire Clancy, chief executive and registrar of Companies House, receives her award from Richard Coulson, chairman of OpenAccounts.
E-business innovation of the year
Ray Corner, director of finance, Salford E-commerce Solutions, receives his award from Gavin Hinks, news editor at Accountancy Age.
Off-the-shelf product of the year
David Keeling, managing director at Simply Books, receives his award from Mark Abay, group marketing manager at Softworld Accounting and Finance.
Mid-range product of the year
Mike Starkings, managing director of SquareSum, who receives his award from Mark Abay, group marketing manager at Softworld Accounting and Finance.
Enterprise system of the year
Jeremy Roche, chief executive of the CODA group, who receives his award from Mark Abay, group marketing manager at Softworld Accounting and Finance.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements