Accountancy firm to head to national awards after being crowned regional wellbeing winners

26th September 2019
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Leading West Midlands accountancy firm, Bishop Fleming are set to head to prestigious national awards for its significant commitment to its employees' health and wellbeing.

The growing firm, which delivers audit, accounting and tax services were crowned winners in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire heats of the Chamber Business Awards 2019 in July.

Bishop Fleming have now gone one step further and won the regional West Midlands award for the same category ‘Health and Wellbeing in the workplace 2019’.  The firm will now go forward to represent the region in the national finals, which will take place in London in November.

The awards, which are in their 16th year, are a highlight of the business calendar, recognising the key role that local businesses play in driving the UK economy forward.

Bishop Fleming, which are now the 29th largest in the UK, have recognised that having fit, healthy, and happy employees provides a better client service and attracts and retains the best people.

The award tops off a fantastic 12-months for the firm, as it has also gained a formal accreditation with the Worcester Works Well Health and Wellbeing scheme in May.

Chris Walklett, partner at Bishop Fleming said: “We are so proud to have won this highly coveted award and it speaks volumes about the people and culture at Bishop Fleming. Our people are the energy behind our wellbeing and CSR programmes, and to see their efforts recognised in such a prestigious way is fantastic.

“We have ambitious plans for our future and this award will help us attract more talented people, enabling us to continue delivering our growth.”

Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BBC) said: “The Chamber Business Awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the best of British businesses. Across the country, these are firms of all sizes and sectors thriving and showing their innovation and adaptability, even in the midst of turbulent times.

“Our businesses continue to generate prosperity and opportunity so it’s only right that we support and shout about the fantastic things they are doing.

“Each year the calibre of applicants impresses our judges, and this pool of entrants was no different. All our finalists should be proud of their success in reaching this stage and we wish them the very best of luck.”

The Bishop Fleming Worcester team will head to London on November 28th to enjoy the national awards ceremony in a gala dinner at Tobacco Dock.

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