Deloitte scores a hat-trick at Yorkshire Accountancy Awards

Deloitte, the leading business advisory firm, has won three awards at the inaugural Yorkshire Accountancy Awards, including the highly-coveted Tax Team of the Year.

The awards were developed to celebrate the achievements and successes from the region’s best and brightest in the accountancy and financial advisory sector.

As well as Tax Team of the Year, Deloitte’s Leeds-based team won Best Employer of the Year and executive assistant Heather Priestley won the Support Staff of the Year award.

Stuart Cottee, practice senior partner at Deloitte in Yorkshire and the North East, said: “I am very proud of our growing Yorkshire practice, which employs more than 500 people, and these awards are recognition of the fantastic work carried out by the whole team.

“We have a shared vision to make a positive impact with our clients, our people and wider society.

“I am personally delighted that Heather Priestley has been recognised in this way. She has been with Deloitte for 30 years and she is at the core of our 80-strong Risk Advisory team in Yorkshire.

“Heather epitomises the Deloitte ethos. She always goes the extra mile to support teams and will always offer advice to anyone in the team needs it. She has an excellent understanding of the day-to-day running of the business but she always has time for her colleagues.”

Helen Kaye, tax partner and talent lead at Deloitte in Yorkshire added:
“We are champions of agile working and constantly look for ways to help our peopled continue their career development but maintain a true work-life balance. By supporting our people in this way we believe that it contributes to a healthier, happier workplace, helps us retain talent and leads to greater job fulfillment and satisfaction.”

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