Accomplishments and accolades

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While our work with clients is satisfying enough, we're especially proud when respected organisations recognise our success. Our awards include:



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Find out about our Diversity and inclusiveness awards.

 

 

 



2013

Taxation awards 2013

2013 Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to work for EY placed 14th in the Sunday Times list – second placed of the Big 4 accounting firms.


Taxation awards 2013

We are pleased to be a 2013 LexisNexis Taxation Awards winner.


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EY is the world’s most attractive professional services employer – and second most attractive employer overall – in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking.


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Infrastructure Journal Awards 2013: Financial Adviser of the Year.


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We are pleased to be an International Tax Review 2013 European Tax Award winner.


MCA Awards Winner 2013

19 April 2013: Our UK Advisory practice has won four of this year’s Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards.


Property Awards 2013 Winner

19 April 2013: Our Real Estate team has been awarded Deal of the Year at both the Property Awards and the Resi Awards for our work on the sale of Battersea Power Station.


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EY has been recognised as the UK’s strongest accounting and business brand in the influential Superbrands annual league table for 2013, a listing of those brands that have established the finest reputation in their fields.



2012

BIg-tick-2012 We have received a BITC Big Tick Award in the ‘ways2work category’ which focuses on our sustainable travel strategy and how it connects with flexible working. We were particularly commended for our levels of commitment, use of new technologies, active feedback mechanisms and clear regular communication with our stakeholders.

Taxation awards 2012 winner May 2012: Our Tax team has won Best VAT team in this year's prestigious LexisNexis Taxation awards.

MCA Awards Winner 2012 20 April 2012: We are delighted our work has been recognised by the Management Consultancies Association. Find out more about the projects which delivered outstanding results for our clients.

2011

EY's UK operations EY’s UK operations have been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard which recognises organisations for real carbon reduction. Based on a rigorous independent assessment, it certifies that we have measured, managed and reduced carbon emissions across our operations and are committed to reducing them year on year.

 


EY three times a winner at Scottish Accountancy Awards

SAA Mark Harvey Best Large Firm 20 May 2011: EY scooped a hat-trick of titles at the annual Scottish Accountancy Awards, held on Thursday 19 May 2011 at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.

 


EY wins Management Consultancies Association Awards

Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards 2011 8 April 2011: Our Advisory practice has scooped two top awards for Outsourcing and Change Management in the Public Sector at the 2011 Management Consultancies Association Awards.

 


2010

EY celebrates Big Tick success

7 June 2010: EY has been recognised for its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, scooping three accolades in Business in the Community's Awards for Excellence. Find out more.

Awards success for EY's tax practice

24 May 2010: EY's tax practice triumphed last week, scooping four accolades at the LexisNexis Taxation Awards and Scottish Accountancy Awards 2010.

We received Best International Tax Team, Best Indirect Tax Team and a Lifetime achievement award for tax partner Roger Muray at the annual LexisNexis Taxation Awards, which were held at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel in London on Thursday, 20 May. On the same evening, EY also won Tax Advisor of the Year at the Scottish Accountancy Awards, held in Glasgow. Find out more.


EY's pension schemes receive seal of approval

5 May 2010: EY has been recognised by a leading industry body for the quality of its pension schemes, receiving two prestigious accolades from the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF). Find out more.


2009

EY recognized as a global knowledge leading business

8 December 2009: For the twelfth consecutive year, EY has been recognized as a Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE). A panel of Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally-recognized knowledge management and intellectual capital professionals selected the 2009 Global MAKE Winners. Find out more.


EY / South London Gallery are the winners of the A&B Young People Award

13 November 2009: EY and the South London Gallery triumphed last night at the 31st Arts & Business Awards, walking away with the A&B Young People Award, in recognition of their highly innovative and educational arts collaboration with young people in the local community. Find out more.


EY applauded for the success of its new EMEIA structure at annual MPF European Practice Management Awards

22 October 2009: EY triumphed last night at the annual Managing Partners' Forum (MPF) European Practice Management Awards, held in London, walking home with the award for Exceptional Achievement.

The accolade was in recognition of the integration of all of EY's 87 country practices in Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa into a new EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa) Area, on 1 July 2008. Find out more.


EY celebrates Big Tick successes

10 June 2009: EY celebrated three recognitions in 2009's Business in the Community's Big Tick awards for corporate responsibility.

We were awarded:

  • the Education Big Tick for its Education Partnership programme for the third successive year; and
  • a regional Big Tick for the local Education Partnership programme developed in the Midlands.

We also received recognition:

  • in the Power in Partnership Big Tick through MERLIN, the business-led community programme, of which EY is a key partner, which aims to inspire and raise the aspirations of young people in the minority ethnic communities.

Find out more.


EY wins renewable energy financial advisor of the year at prestigious annual industry awards

13 March 2009: Last night EY secured the prestigious Renewable Energy Financial Advisor of the Year award at the ninth annual Infrastructure Journal Awards.

At a ceremony attended by the great and good, EY's renewable energy team were given the accolade in recognition of the exceptional high quality services it offers its clients.

The award programme celebrates project finance and infrastructure deals and the people behind the across a number of sectors from renewable energy to construction, banking and advisory.


2008

EY makes its mark on the community

7 July 2008: EY has today been awarded a prestigious national standard in recognition of its investment in its local communities in the UK.

The professional services firm is one of only 21 UK companies to receive the CommunityMark, a national standard awarded by Business in the Community (BITC) and endorsed by the government and voluntary sector leaders.

The award recognises the real difference that EY has made through its long-term, high-level commitment to investment in its local UK communities. The firm was named as best in its class for a number of benchmarks and was praised for its many community initiatives, including Profitunity! and Art Matters. Read more.


EY wins double in Business in the Community's Big Tick awards

29 May 2008: EY has today been awarded a prestigious national standard in recognition of its investment in its local communities in the UK.

The professional services firm is one of only 21 UK companies to receive the CommunityMark, a national standard awarded by Business in the Community (BITC) and endorsed by the government and voluntary sector leaders.

The award recognises the real difference that EY has made through its long-term, high-level commitment to investment in its local UK communities. The firm was named as best in its class for a number of benchmarks and was praised for its many community initiatives, including Profitunity! and Art Matters. Read more.


EY wins prestigious Business Strategy Award

MCA 29 April 2008: A team from EY Business Advisory Services (BAS) last night received the award for Best Business Strategy Project at the annual Management Consultancies' Association (MCA) Awards, held at the Park Lane Hilton. Find out more.

 


EY wins 'Auditor of the Year' in Real Finance/CBI Finance Directors' Excellence Awards

16 April 2008: The UK's finance director community voted EY 'Big Four' auditor of the year at last night's Real Finance/CBI Finance Directors' Excellence Awards. Over 760 finance directors nominated EY for the prestigious award.

At the ceremony, EY were commended for its commerciality and tax services.

EY Chairman Mark Otty said: "We are delighted to receive this award, which is especially valued as it has been given by finance directors. I am very proud of all our audit teams and their commitment to quality – the award is a testament to their hard work."

 


EY leads UK training and development

Best Big Companies to work for 2008 Mark Otty, our UK Chairman, is rated most inspiring leader in Best Companies to Work For Awards.

7 March 2008: For the second year in succession, EY was placed among the top five big companies in the highly prestigious Best Companies to Work For Awards, picking up a special prize for training and development. The firm was also one of only two accountancy firms to receive the prestigious 3 star accolade. Find out more.

EY again named top advisor to the hedge fund industry

7 March 2008: For the second year in a row, EY was last night named the Best Accounting Firm at The Hedge Fund Journal industry awards. The 350-strong team beat competitors from other accountancy firms and boutique consultancies to take the prestigious title at the second HFJ awards night. Find out more.


EY's Birmingham office wins prestigious chamber of commerce annual awards dinner

2 March 2008: EY's Birmingham office won Best Professional & Financial Services Business Award, at this year's Birmingham Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner.

The firm's nomination focused on new client wins, financial performance, people & values initiatives and its corporate responsibility activities.

Ronnie Bowker, EY's senior partner in Birmingham said: "The Chamber of Commerce would normally recognise more locally owned/focused organisations, but in this case our active local corporate responsibility programme convinced them that we were acting like a local business in many ways, and not just as a branch of a national/global organisation."


EY Birmingham get the balance just right

The Birmingham office of EY has scooped the Work-Life Balance Award, in the large private business sector, at the recent Birmingham & Solihull Best Business Awards.

The award is in recognition of the policies and practices the firm has put in place in recent years, which have helped to achieve a better work-life balance.

Ronnie Bowker, EY's senior partner, said that it is recognition for one of the most innovative and flexible working environments in the professional services industry. "There are ma ny schemes and initiatives available to EY employees which encourage them to retain a healthy work-life balance.

"There is EY's Parent Network, providing support for parents; well being support, including relaxation techniques, and fitness and dietary advice; and cultural leave, providing faith rooms and the option to work UK bank holidays in return for faith days."


2007

EY does the double!

 

Acquisitions Monthly Awards 2007evcj award EY have demonstrated to the market that they lead the way in Private Equity and M&A advisory in Europe by winning both the Acquisitions Monthly 2007 'Due Diligence Adviser' and the European Venture Capital & Private Equity Journal's 2006 'Private Equity Accountancy Firm of the Year' awards.

 

 

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