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Welcome To the Manx Accountancy Awards 2020!

The region's outstanding talent will gather at Comis Hotel & Golf Resort in Mount Murray Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM4 2HT on 06 November 2020

Small Accountancy Firm of the Year

Firm Excellence Awards

Awarded to the firm with an increased turnover from the last financial year, along with demonstrating how the firm has added significant value to its clients and across all service areas.

The winning firm will illustrate how the services it provides have been fundamental in enabling their clients to achieve their specific business goals, increase revenues, and exceed the expectations of their customers


This award is open to all accounting firms having less than 10 employees and operating in Isle of man for more than 3 years. 

Judging Criteria

The awards in this section will be judged against four key criteria

  • Strategic Planning: Provide evidence of a clear strategic plan. 
  • Profitability and Growth: Evidence and demonstration of growth and profitability. 
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate professional conduct, integrity and performance. 
  • People and Community: Evidence of the value and investment of people and the way in which staff members are motivated by this. 

The judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Organisation background: Please provide a brief description of the Practice, including when it was established, services provided, number of employees and an indication of turnover since inception.
  • Business growth: Please outline significant and specific activities that have contributed to business growth in this period, and also the future goals of the practice. This may include, but is not limited to, new products or services, an increased client base, specific investment or entry to a new market.
  • Innovation: Please include details of any unique efforts or processes that have been introduced, outlining their commercial impact and contribution to the growth of the practice.
  • Customer focus: Please describe how the Practice provides outstanding and professional service, demonstrating how it has benefited clients.
  • Corporate social responsibility: Please outline the societal impact of the practice on the community and environment. This may include, but is not limited to, green initiatives introduced, working with local charities or involvement in social community programmes.
  • Please include any other statements or facts that support the entry.


  • Highlight how the firm represents the profession and exemplifies professionalism.
  • Highlight your innovation and use of emerging marketing tools and channels. 
  • Outline the tactics used to grow your firm, win new business, gain market share, overcome competition and support your staff to offer the best service possible over the last 12 months.
  • Describe your point of difference/unique selling points and how these influenced your success.

Area of Assessment

Added value to the business and/or clients
Business benefits
Business Growth and Profitability
Business progress and improvement over the year
Challenges and Lessons
Client service excellence
Impact to client firm or company
Measurable Success
Outcome and Results
Provided a positive working environment
Quality of Service
Raised clients
Sets itself apart from its competitors
Strategic Business planning
Supporting Facts
Targets and Goals

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