The winners of the 7th Annual LUCA Awards were announced at the ICB Global Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 29th November at Mansion House, London. The awards were presented by His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, ICB Global’s Royal Patron. 

The winners were: 

  • Student of the Year: Terry Ramm, Ideal Schools
  • Tutor of the Year: Scot Vanden Akker, Ideal Schools
  • Employed Bookkeeper of the Year: Rahana Iqball-Raffell, Bookkeepers in Buckingham Ltd 
  • Global Bookkeeping Week - Social Media Campaign: Receipt Bank
  • Accounting Media of the Year sponsored by Ideal Schools: Accounting Web 
  • Xero New Practice of the Year: Loud and Clear Accounting 
  • Small Practice of the Year: R&R Accounting Services
  • Large Practice of the Year sponsored by Open Study College: ValueAdd Business Solutions Ltd 
  • Effective Use of Social Media sponsored by Rogo: Ideal Schools
  • Add-on of the Year: Receipt Bank 
  • Payroll Software of the Year: Xero 
  • Bookkeeping Software of the Year: Xero 
  • Small Accredited Training Provider: Kaplan 
  • Large Accredited Training Provider: Training Link 
  • Thought Leader of the Year: Jennifer Warawa, Executive VP Sage 
  • Alan Cleverly OBE Award for Small Business Support Service of the Year: HMRC 
  • The Michael Kintore Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Bookkeeping Profession: Rod Drury, CEO at Xero

International Winners

  • Russia Implementation of Best International Practice in Internal Control: United Aircraft Corporation 
  • Belarus Effective Implementation of IFRS within the Banking Sector of the Republic of Belarus: Bank BelVEB OJSC
  • Ukraine Employer of the Year: Eurodom
  • Kazakhstan Employer of the Year: Belgazprombank