And the LUCA winners are…

The great and the good of the bookkeeping world gathered in London recently for the Oscars of bookkeeping – the ICB LUCA Awards 2023.

After a packed agenda at the in-person summit, there was a quick turnaround for the champagne reception and celebration of everything good in bookkeeping at the Park Plaza Hotel in Westminster.

ICB CEO Ami Copeland was joined by co-founder and President Garry Carter to present the awards.

The LUCA Award 2023 winners:

New Practice of the Year (Sponsored by Sage) 

  • Acey Bookkeeping Ltd – Anne Collins and Lisa Pirie

Small Practice of the Year (Sponsored by Xero) 

  • IDE Bookkeeping – Laura Murphy
  • Priority Business Services Ltd – Helen Armstrong

Highly commended: Drive Ahead Bookkeeping Ltd – David Shannon

Large Practice of the Year (Sponsored by IRIS Software Group)

  • Wild Bookkeeping Ltd – Penelope Allard

Employed Bookkeeper/Team of the Year

  • Cashtrak Ltd – Lorraine Gransden

Highly commended: The Team – Adder Bookkeeping Ltd

ICB Branch of the Year (Sponsored by Intuit)

  • Lincolnshire

Social Media Influencer of the Year (Sponsored by FreeAgent)

  • Lara Manton 

Student of the Year

  • Mary Denise Gibson 

Highly commended: Lawrence Watmore

Tutor of the Year

  • Nicola Fisher (Ideal Schools) 

Training Provider of the Year 

  • Training Link 

Bookkeeping Personality of the Year

  • Kirsty St John C.MICBPM.Dip 

The Michael Kintore Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession

  • Awarded posthumously to John Stokdyk of AccountingWeb