Will I be an Award Winning Accountant?

I’ve always seen people winning business awards, but I never thought I would be one of them.  At the start of November, it was confirmed that I am a finalist in the Women’s Business Awards 2021 for ‘Overcomer of the Year’ and ‘Women in Finance’

My story is by no means unique, but when I look at where I was this time last year, and where I am now, I can’t believe how far I have come.

Following a steady decline in my mental health during 2020, it became clear in the November that my anxiety and stress had become so incapacitating that I couldn’t continue in a role that I had loved.  Additionally, the mental strain had caused my chronic pain condition to increase in severity, leaving me unable to really move much.

As a mum, I had to look at how this was affecting my family life, and my daughter.  It became clear that in order to look after myself, I couldn’t return to a similar role that I had been in with large accountancy firms.

I started talking to more business owners, and people who had recently taken the decision to take control of their lives and become self employed or start a limited company.  These people had great business ideas, were skilled in their areas, but were struggling with the financial side of things.  I realised that I could make a real difference to their lives by offering services tailored to their businesses, and providing a source of advice, without costing the earth.

Since then, I am proud to have been able to do this for my growing number of clients.  I have received lovely reviews from many, who have appreciated the personal service I offer, and that each and every one is valued.  I recently became a fully Licenced Accountant with the Association of Accounting Technicians which allowed me to add even more services.  Knowing that I am letting people focus on what they love, and genuinely helping people have their best lives has had a huge impact on my own mental health, which is now recovering.

The recognition of how far I have come in just 12 months has meant the world to me, and I am grateful to all those who have voted for me.

If you would like to add your votes, it would be great if you could go through this link

Awards Voting Page

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