Baker Tilly named Best Accountancy Firm of the Year

01 April 2015 2 min. read

Professional services firm Baker Tilly has been recognised for its excellent performance during the City of Manchester Business Awards and received the ‘Best Accountancy Firm of the Year’ Award. Baker Tilly was among the four consulting firms shortlisted for the Awards.

City of Manchester Business Awards
Every year, business club Downtown in Business (DiB)* organises its City of Manchester Business Awards. The competition celebrates the best of the city’s business world, highlighting businesses making an impact in Manchester and beyond. “Manchester is a key business hub with many of its businesses achieving outstanding success. As a leading business organisation, Downtown Manchester in Business seeks to shine a light on those businesses going above and beyond in the city. From fledgling start-ups to larger and more established businesses across a wide range of sectors, we’re committed to giving recognition where it’s due and richly deserved,” explains Downtown CEO Frank McKenna.

City of Manchester Business Awards 2015

The fifth edition of the event, which took place Thursday 26th March 2015 at Manchester Cathedral, was attended by more than 300 business leaders.

Awards were handed out in 15 categories, including Best Employer of the Year, Best Newcomer of the Year, Best PR & Marketing Agency of the Year, Best Legal Firm of the Year, Best Recruitment Company of the Year, and Best Social Media presence of the Year. Among the dozens of shortlisted finalists four consulting firms were found, of which Baker Tilly has been able to secure the ‘Best Accountancy Firm of the Year’ Award.

Commenting on the Award, Jill Jones, Baker Tilly’s North West Regional Managing Partner, says: “This award recognises our strong position within the North West as one of the leading advisers to mid-market firms. The region is an important growth area for us, and this year we will continue to invest to further strengthen our position within the mid-tier market, as well as enhance our offering to new and existing clients.”

Jill Jones - Baker Tilly

* Downtown in Business is an in 2004 established business club that helps businesses raise their profile by “articulating the views of its members to the public sector agencies that govern the city.”