The Oscars of the bookkeeping world, the annual ICB LUCA Awards recognise outstanding achievement in the bookkeeping profession and reveal the favourite software and apps of the nation's bookkeepers.

The Bookkeeper Awards 

Bookkeepers can nominate themselves for one of ten awards. There is a short application form and all bookkeepers are encouraged to enter. Whether you are just starting your journey as a bookkeepers (student of the year), have recently set up your practice (new practice) or have an established business (Small or large practice) there is room for you to be recognised. We also have awards that recognise payroll professionals, great client service and influential members of the community. 


Bookkeeper Categories 

  • Student of the Year 
  • New Practice of the Year 
  • Small Practice of the Year 
  • Large Practice of the Year 
  • Bookkeeper in Industry 
  • Team of the Year 
  • ICB Branch of the Year 
  • Bookkeeper influencer of the Year 
  • Client Experience 
  • Payroll Practitioner of the Year 
  • ICB Tutor of the Year 


Download the bookkeeper awards nomination pack


Enter the awards here


The Vendor Awards 

Bookkeepers thrive thanks to our brilliant service providers. Software vendors and training providers are an essential part of bookkeeper life – and the ICB Vendor awards recognise excellence, innovation and commitment to our community. Vendors can nominate themselves in 11 categories and the software awards are then voted for my bookkeeper members. There is no cost to enter and all we require is a short description of the product or service. The winners are announced as part of the ICB LUCA Awards gala dinner on Monday 11 November. 


Vendor categories 

  • Training Provider  
  • Data Capture App  
  • Payroll and HR Software  
  • Business Bank of the Year 
  • Practice Management Software  
  • Payments Provider  
  • Reporting and Analysis Software  
  • Bookkeeping Software of the Year 
  • Tax and Accounts Production  
  • Emerging App of the year 
  • The Bookkeepers' Friendliest Software 

Download the vendor awards nomination pack


Enter here


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View the 2023 Winners


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