Family-run accountancy firm, Ridgefield Consulting, has been selected as a finalist for the British Accountancy Awards, under the category for Independent Firm of the Year – South-West England. Trading since July 2010, Ridgefield Consulting is the youngest firm shortlisted in the category. The awards are regarded as the industry’s most prestigious accolades and provide acknowledgement and recognition for professional excellence in accountancy and finance management. This year, the awards will welcome over 750 guests from practices all over the UK on 13th October at The London Hilton on Park Lane.
Simon Thomas, managing director of Ridgefield Consulting, and co-founder Brian Thomas (Simon’s father) have over 50 years of experience between them. With a background from both Ernst & Young and Crowe Clark Whitehill, Simon’s experience combined with his natural entrepreneurial spirit has led to Ridgefield Consulting being a key point of call for advice and guidance amongst Oxford’s start-up community. With continued success and growth, Simon intends to support more local businesses with an emphasis on providing Big Four quality expertise in an affordable and friendly service.
Simon thanks his team: “Just to get nominated for this award is outstanding. And you all need to feel exceptionally proud for being part of it. It is truly rewarding to see you all contributing to the growth of this practice and the wonderful character that it has become and will continue to develop into”.