A little about the press and awards we have received

We are truly honored to have been finalists and awardees at some of the most prestigious UK accounting events and received press from leading publications. Here is a selection of the press and awards we have received to date.


Press and Awards

North East Accountancy Awards 2023 - Accountancy Firm of the Year (under 50 employees) - WINNER 

The Awards recognise excellence within the fields of finance, accounting and tax from all industry sectors operating in the North East.

North East Accountancy Awards 2023 - Rising Star Accountant of the Year - WINNER - Michael Mann

Michael was also recognised for his dedication to the profession and his clients at the awards!

Xero - Mid size Firm of the year 2023 - Finalist

The Xero Awards celebrate the work of our accounting, bookkeeping and app developer partners who help small businesses prosper and grow.

Ignition - Top 50 Women in Accounting 2023 Nominee - Kate Paul

The Women in Accounting awards acknowledge women who inspire others with their resilience, leadership, and mentorship.

Helm - Top 10 advisors of the year 2022 - Stephen Paul

This award was created to celebrate the hard work of advisors around the world that are reshaping what it means to be an advisor and helping their clients to grow, succeed, and thrive.

Xero Awards 2020 People's Choice Finalist

Our amazing clients came out in force to vote for us in the nominations for the 2020 Xero Awards and we entered as a People's Choice Finalist. Sadly we just missed out, but what we take away from that is a humble and grateful attitude as we continue to put our clients first and serve them well, even during the most trying of years.

County Durham Business Awards - Best Professional Service Provider

In 2019 we were awarded 'Best Professional Service Provider'. This lead to a finalist position for National Firm of the Year.

Xero Awards National Accounting Partner of the Year

In 2015 we were awarded 'National Accounting Partner of the Year'.

Marketing Person of the Year - 2020 Innovation Award

Stephen Paul, CEO of Valued was awarded 'Marketing Person of the Year 2014'.

Finalist for AccountingWeb Small Practice of the Year 2014

We were also shortlisted for AccountingWeb Small Practice of the Year 2014

Most Innovative Sole Practitioner

We were awarded the most innovative sole practitioner in 2012 by the 2020 Innovation team.

Connect4 Talk Series

Stephen was interviewed in episode #01 'Breaking down the barriers to effective client communication' by David Tuck from Connect4.

TaxCalc Podcast

Episode 2: Interview with Stephen Paul is about surviving and thriving during lockdown.

XU Magazine Issue 25, 2020

We were featured as a case study discussing about the software implementation work we do with WorkflowMax, a Xero app partner.

The Leaders Council Podcast

March 2020's episode features Stephen talking about leadership, as a managing director of a busy accounting firm and also partner to many businesses recently hit by Covid-19 restrictions.

Geoff Ramm's book Celebrity Service

Stephen was interviewed as a case study for Geoff Ramm's book, Celebrity Service Super Stars with a focus on our stellar customer service (page 126-129).

Letting values shape your accounting business

feature on Xero's blog about Stephen's rise from partner to business owner.

Recovering over 70% of overdue debt with Chaser

We were used as a case study in an article on Chaser's blog regarding our use of Chaser.

Modulr launches dashboard and industry co-operation drive

Mention in a Modulr article regarding its Pathfinders program.

Stephen Paul of Valued shares insight into design agencies.

A ‘single source of truth’ for a twin-track practice

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