Accountancy Age Awards – Winners await big night.

As the Accountancy Age Awards for Excellence approach, our judging panel has come to its verdict on categories from Big Five Firm to Business Accountant to Financial Director of the Year.

The judges’ full shortlist has been drawn up and can be seen on page 29.

But you will have to wait until 1 November for the winners to be announced.

Finance teams from The Caudwell Group, The Post Office and Reed Business Information will await the judges’ verdict on the night.

Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers fight it out for the Big Five firm award. Business Accountant of the Year has drawn contenders from Benfield Greig Group, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Global Home Loans.

Other categories – Annual Reports and Accounts, Recruitment Advertisement and Accounting Software among them – have drawn a strong field.

Meanwhile, there is still time for readers to vote for our Personality of the Year.

Register your vote online at by 6 October.

Awards shortlist, page 29.

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