Leading accounting firm Bishop Fleming LLP opened trading today (29/03) on the London Stock Exchange. They received the honour after winning Business of the Year at the 2019 Chamber Business Awards.
Now in its 18th year, the Awards are one of the showpiece events in the business calendar, highlighting the role of business in delivering growth and prosperity for the UK and local communities.
Bishop Fleming, Patron Members of Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, is a leading provider of accounting, tax and business consultancy, with a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas such as personal tax, corporate finance, business recovery and insolvency, business & international tax, payroll services, forensic and litigation support, grant services, VAT, audit assurance and accounting.
The firm is ranked in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For and is a member of Kreston International, a network of independent accounting firms in over 100 countries.
They were crowned winners after impressing the judges by utilising cutting-edge technology to deliver accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services that have enabled its clients to achieve their business goals.
Speaking about their win, Chris Walklett, Partner at Bishop Fleming said:
“Entering the awards was an opportunity to reflect on the efforts we are making to continually evolve our approach to attracting, retaining, and growing a great team of people, complemented with the development of cutting-edge systems. Winning the national awards was amazing recognition for our people, who work hard to deliver for clients and each other, and are the reason for our continued success.
“To be shortlisted for an award, organisations need to have a story to tell and hence the awards provide a framework for everyone to assess what more they can be doing in their organisations to deliver growth, in every context.”
Sharon Smith, Chief Executive of the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, said:
“I was delighted to attend the London Stock Exchange this morning, opened by Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants, in recognition of winning the British Chambers of Commerce Business of the Year Award in 2019. It may be 3 years later, but post-pandemic we have never given up on finally making this happen! Well done all.”
BCC Chair Sarah Howard said:
“Bishop Fleming is a trusted advisor and strategic partner that has delivered exceptional services to its clients. A highly profitable firm it reinvests profits in the business to the benefit of its people, technology and clients, and the wider community.
“Congratulations to the team at Bishop Fleming. We wish them every success, and hope they enjoy the opportunity to open the prestigious London Stock Exchange.”