Thorne Widgery named as finalists at the British Accountancy Awards

Hereford and Ludlow-based accountancy firm, Thorne Widgery, has been named as a finalist at the prestigious British Accountancy Awards.

Professionals at the firm are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Small Practice Innovation category in recognition of its X For Education (XFE) service to academies and multi-academy trusts (MATs).

The bespoke software solution enables academies and MATs to take full advantage of the ease and convenience of the Xero cloud accountancy package, with the added benefit of being able to meet Education and Schools Funding Agency (EFSA) requirements and generate standard and tailored reporting with ease

Thorne Widgery is one of just seven firms in contention for the category at the awards, which is one of the highlights of the profession’s calendar.

Stephen Smallwood, Managing Director at Thorne Widgery, said: “We have invested a great deal of work in ensuring that XFE makes all aspects of finance and accounting as straightforward and convenient as possible for our education clients.

“Being named as a finalist at the British Accountancy Awards is a significant endorsement of what we have been doing as a firm and a great achievement for our team.

“We are now looking forward to finding out whether we will be named as the winner.”

The winners of the British Accountancy Awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony, hosted by comedian, Josh Widdicombe, in London on 26 September 2018.