London and Essex based top 100 UK accountancy firm, Raffingers Stuart, has been shortlisted for the “Most Innovative Large Firm” at the 2020 Innovation Awards.
Hosted by the 2020 Innovation, a “leading organisation providing innovative solutions for progressive accountants and tax professionals worldwide”, the 2020 awards celebrate successes within the accountancy profession, with particular emphasis on creativity and innovation. Raffingers Stuart has been shortlisted for the ‘Most Innovative Large Firm’ award, which recognises firms who have added significant value to their clients. The award also acknowledges firms who are innovative and by doing so, have won new clients due to their competitive advantage.
Raffingers Stuart has grown considerably over the last 12 months: The firm have gained over 235 new clients, witnessed a 92% client retention rate and a significant increase in the number of clients using cloud-based online bookkeeping software, Xero. To add to this success, Raffingers Stuart has been shortlisted for two other awards within the lasts six months: ‘Mid-Tier Firm of the year’ at the British Accountancy Awards and ‘Affiliate Member of the Year’ at APSCo’s Awards for Excellence. In addition, Raffingers Stuart’s Partner, Barry Soraff, has been nominated for ‘Practitioner of the Year’ at the British Accountancy Award, topping off a fantastic year for the firm.
Lee Manning, Partner at Raffingers Stuart stated, “It is of great pleasure that we have been short-listed for the Most Innovative Large Firm award. We have been working with 2020 and attending their conferences for several years and to be selected for their award is very humbling. This year has been a great year for the firm and it is incredible that we have been nominated for three awards. I feel this is a real testament to how hard the team has worked over the last 12 months.”
The 2020 awards will take place on Thursday 15 October 2015 at Hilton Birmingham Metropole, during the group’s annual conference.