Sheards Accountants, a long-established name within the Huddersfield business community, has been announced as the August winner of Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award and the third business to be put forward for Business of the Year 2020. The award was presented to members of the Sheards team on Thursday 12th September at Eaton Smith’s offices. Attending the event from Sheards were Carolyn Atkinson, Kevin Winterburn, Kevin Sanders and Lucy Smith.
Sheards was established in 1903 and there had always been one member of the Sheard family within the ownership of the business until 2003 when current owners, Carolyn Atkinson & Kevin Winterburn, took over leadership of the firm. Recently the team at Sheards has been working hard to bring their clients into the digital age through cloud accounting.
Chris Taylor, Partner at Eaton Smith and members of the judging panel commented; “Sheards has demonstrated that they are an innovative firm who offer a high level of client service as well as investing in their people and systems. They are a worthy winner our Business of the Month Award”.
Kevin Winterburn, Director at Sheards commented “We are thrilled to have won the Business of the Month award. Sheards has evolved over recent years and months to ensure that we remain at the forefront of technology changes within accountancy, whilst balancing this with maintaining our core values of offering a friendly and personal service to our clients.”
The Business of the Month Awards, established in 1995, celebrates the hard work, brilliance and innovation of local businesses. It is open to all businesses in the Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield areas.