Accountants, business, and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves is today celebrating winning two awards at the annual Kreston Global Awards.
Accounts and Outsourcing Senior Manager Emily Baldwin has won the Spirit of Kreston Award with Kreston Reeves also winning a prestigious Top Referrer award.
The annual Kreston Global Awards are the culmination of Kreston Week which brings together 25,000 people from 160 independent accountancy firms across 115 countries.
The Spirit of Kreston Award was given to Emily Baldwin for her efforts in delivering part of Kreston Global’s strategic pillars and in driving forward the Kreston Futures Emerging Talent Committee, a key worldwide initiative that allows the network to understand and respond to the network’s expectations and needs across generations.
In giving the award, the judges recognised Emily’s commitment to bridging the gap between generations by encouraging a greater number of junior colleagues to get involved in the Kreston network, and for her mentoring and leadership of this talented group of Managers.
As recipient of the award, Emily said: “The Kreston Global network is a terrific resource for those building their careers within Kreston member firms and I am thrilled to play a role in actively encouraging the next generation of accountancy firm leaders around the world. It is an honour to have this recognised.”
At the same time, Kreston Reeves was also awarded the Top Referrer Award, having referred almost 200 client assignments to other Kreston Global member firms around the world.
As recipient of the award, James Reed-Sperrin, Corporate Finance Partner, Kreston Reeves, said: “I am delighted to receive this award on behalf of Kreston Reeves which recognises our firm’s contribution to the Kreston network’s success with our clients. Our Kreston membership enables us to meet our clients' global ambitions and support them across multiple territories, giving us the ability to go the extra mile whenever and wherever needed.”
Andrew Griggs, Senior Partner, Kreston Reeves, said: “We are delighted to receive these awards recognising the increasing global work undertaken by our clients throughout the Kreston Global network and celebrating the success of the talent within our firm. The success in these awards celebrates two key areas of growth for the firm. Firstly, the firm’s investment in its people to grow and develop a sustainable firm for future generations of people and clients. Secondly, the growing amount of overseas work undertaken by our clients as well as our ability also to provide businesses and individuals with a high standard of global advice.
“Our participation in this vibrant network supplies a wide range of benefits for our clients who increasingly have or want to develop activities outside of the UK. This is possible not only from the extensive geographical coverage Kreston offers, enabling it to provide cohesive solutions to clients’ needs both nationally and globally – but also by ensuring our systems are in line with the fast-moving developments in quality and best practice.”