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.
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
A 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.
ACCA member feature article.