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The 13th Annual LUCA Awards took place at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel on Monday 7th November 2022. 

2022 Companions

Companionships were awarded to Brain McVean (Ideal Schools), Sobi Hariharan (ICB), Jo Wood FICB PM.Dip, David Watson (Sage) and Ian Holloway

 


2022 LUCA Award Winners

 

  

Apprentice of the Year 2022

PPaulina Kleczar, trained with Crosby Management Training Ltd; employed by Sainsbury's

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Shortlisted:

Tayla Fenn, trained with MBKB

Kirsten Lee, trained with Smart Training and Recruitment

Rbeyah Yassir, trained with MBKB Training

Thomas Worral, trained with MBKB Training


 
Student of the Year 2022
 
Helen Brooks, studied independently

Student of the Year Award 
 

 
Shortlisted: 
Lillian Okolie MICB; studied with Training Link
Siobhan Ife MICB PM.Dip; studied with Training Link
Saema Man, studied with Ideal Schools
Kathryn Vincent MICB; studied independently
 
 
 

 
Tutor of the Year 2022

 Michele Baker; Training Link
 
Michele Baker, Tutor of the Year 

Shortlisted:

Louise Woodhouse; Ideal Schools

Emma Millward, MBKB Training

 

 

Employer of the Year 2022

Adder Bookkeeping, Helen Bower MICB PM.Dip

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Shortlisted:

Safe Hands; Jason Dalton MICB PM.Dip

 Arden Bookkeeping; Claire Bartlett MICB PM.Dip

Team 4 Solutions LLP; Claire Allen C.FICB

Cashtrak, Carol Webb FICB PM.Dip


 

Employed Bookkeeper/Team of the Year 2022

Jo Carro AICB; Cashtrak

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Shortlisted:

Keith Elliot MICB PM.Dip; of Stephen Milne

Lisa Lavery of Adder Bookkeeping

The team at Team 4 Solutions LLP


 

Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year 2022

 MBKB Training

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Shortlisted:

Crosby Management Training Ltd

Smart Training and Recruitment

Walsall College

West Suffolk College


 

Small Training Provider of the Year 2022

Synergy Bahamas

Small Training Provider Award 

( Andrew Scantlebury receives this award on behalf of Synergy Bahamas)


Shortlisted: 

MBKB Training

National Extension College


 

New Practice of the Year 2022

Wild Bookkeeping, Penelope Allard FICB PM.Dip

New Practice of the Year Award 


Shortlisted:

ABCS UK, Stephanie Marhsall MICB PM.Dip

Top Bookkeeping Services, Linda Turner MICB PM.Dip

Virtual Accounts and Taxes, Nicola Fallon MICB PM.Dip

 


 

Small Practice of the Year 2022

CLK Books; Clare Kendall MICB

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Shortlisted:

Adds Up Bookkeeping & Accounts Services, Louise Woodhouse MICB PM.Dip

Busby's Bookkeeping Services; Steph Busby MICB PM.Dip

Champion Bookkeeping Services, Tracey Champion MICB PM.Dip

IDE Bookkeeping, Laura Murphy MICB PM.Dip

Kirsty's Counting Services, Kirsty St John MICB PM.Dip


Large Practice of the Year 2022 

Team 4 Solutions, Claire Allen C.FICB

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Shortlisted:

Cashtrak Ltd; Carol Webb FICB PM.Dip

Adder Bookkeeping, Helen Bower MICB PM.Dip

Another Answer, Sylvia Bourhill C.FICB

 


 

Branch of the Year 2022

Lincolnshire, Laura Murphy MICB PM.Dip & Clare Kendall MICB

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Shortlisted: 

Aberdeenshire

Cambridgeshire

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Large Training Provider of the Year 2022 

Ideal Schools

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Shortlisted:

Training Link

Open Study College



Social Media Influencer of the Year 2022
 

Penelope Allard FICB PM.Dip

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Shortlisted:

Lara Manton MICB

Lisa Phipps FICB

Rebecca Williams MICB

 

 


 

 

Luca Awards for Bookkeeping Products and Providers 

 

As voted for by ICB students and members in an online ballot

 

 


 

Data and Expenses App of the Year 2022

 AutoEntry

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Shortlisted:

Dext

Hubdoc

Intuit QuickBooks

Xero Expenses

 


 

Payroll and HR Software of the Year 2022

 Brightpay

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Shortlisted:

Moneysoft

Quickbooks Payroll

Sage Payroll

Xero Payroll


 

Business Bank of the Year 2022

Starling Bank

 

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Shortlisted:

Barclays

Metro Bank

Mettle

Natwest



Practice Management App of the Year 2022

Sage for Accountants

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Shortlisted:

AccountancyManager

Go Proposal

Senta & IRIS Elements Practice Manager

Xero Practice Manager



Financial Services Provider of the Year 2022

 Wise

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Shortlisted:

Crezco

Funding Circle

GoCardless

Natwest RapidCash

 


 

Reporting and Analysis App of the Year 2022

Intuit QuickBooks 

Reporting and Analysis App of the Year

 


Shortlisted:

Dext Precision
Float
Fluidly
TaxCalc

 



Client App of the Year 2022


Zettle


Ami accepts Award


Shortlisted:

FreeAgent

Intuit Quickbooks

Nomisma

Pleo

 


 

Tax and Accounts Production Software of the Year 2022

Xero Tax

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Shortlisted:

Nomisma

Sage Final Accounts and Tax

TaxFiler & IRIS Elements Tax and Accounts





Friendliest Software of the Year 2022

 FreeAgent

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Shortlisted:

BrightPay

Intuit QuickBooks

Sage

Xero

 


 

Bookkeeping Software of the Year 2022

Xero 

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Shortlisted:

FreeAgent

Intuit QuickBooks

Nomisma

Sage



Bookkeeping Personality of the Year 2022

Chris Downing, Sage

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Shortlisted: 

Ian Holloway

Jacquie Mount C.FICB PM.Dip

Joanne Wood FICB PM.Dip

Lucy Brown MICB PM.Dip

 



Friendliest Training Provider 

Ideal Schools

Friendliest ATP 


 

 

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