Bishop Fleming back Institute of Directors South West Awards

8 Apr 2018

Bishop Fleming have been named as the official sponsor of the institute of Directors (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards 2018.

As one of the UK’s leading accounting, audit and advisory businesses, Bishop Fleming has teamed up with the IoD to recognise excellence and enterprise across all sectors in the region. 

This year there are three new award categories, recognising Inclusivity, Innovation and the Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Director and Board Practice. Existing categories include Family Business, Public Sector, Not for Profit/Third Sector, Global, Emerging and Corporate Responsibility. A panel of experts will judge the entries and the winners will be announced on 14 June at a ceremony in Exeter at Sandy Park Conference Centre. 

With offices throughout the South West, including Plymouth, Torquay, Truro and Exeter, Bishop Fleming advises entrepreneurs, SMEs and listed companies, through to schools, charities, public sector organisations and private individuals. 

Andrew Sandiford, Managing Partner said: “As an ambitious, award-winning and innovative company ourselves, and with a client base that stretches the full breadth of the South West and beyond, we know the importance of good governance on the growth of the region. We are delighted to sponsor these awards which recognise exceptional leadership and champion the very best businesses and organisations in the market.”

IoD South West chairman Nick Sturge, a winner in 2014 and Director of Engine Shed, Bristol, said: 

“These awards are designed to acknowledge and celebrate the role of enterprising leaders in both the private and public sectors and their contribution to the economy of the South West.  This region is known for its rich diversity, from aerospace, technology and tourism through to our reputation in the creative industries and social enterprise, so there is plenty to celebrate.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Bishop Fleming and thank them for their support of this event.”


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