ContractorUK Reader Awards 2018: winners list and quick summary

Best Contractor Accountant -- Small/Medium

Winner: Intouch Accounting

Runner-up: Dolan Accountancy

Third place/commended: Danbro

Best Contractor Accountant -- Large

Winner: SJD Accountancy

Runner-up: PayStream

Third place/commended: Nixon Williams

Best Client

Winner: Barclays

Runner-up: RBS

Best Job Site

Winner: JobServe


Best Recruitment Agency

Winner: Hays IT

Runner-up: Capita Resourcing

Third place/commended: Aston Carter

Best Training Provider

Winner: The Learning People

Runner-up: Capita

Best Umbrella Company

Winner: PayStream

Runner-up: Parasol

Third place/commended: Danbro

Best Accounting Software Provider

Winner: FreeAgent

Runner-up: Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Best Financial Service Provider

Winner: Cater Allen Banking

Runner-up: Hiscox

Most Entertaining Forum Thread

Winner: Monday Links

Best Forum Adviser

Winner: Webberg

Forum Personality of the Year

Winner: Webberg

ContractorUK Reader Awards 2018 – quick summary:

  • WTT Consulting’s Graham Webber achieves an awards’ first, by scooping both ‘Best Forum Personality’ and ‘Best Forum Adviser’
  • Dolan Accountancy lifts an award for the first time, as does Danbro – twice
  • Capita returns to form, picking up two awards it lost in 2017 (best trainer, best recruiter)
  • Jaguar Land Rover, the 2nd best client of 2017, fails to get a single nomination, and is usurped by RBS (2nd), which in turn is beaten by the top client of 2018, Barclays
  • FreeAgent and Cater Allen upgrade their second places in 2017 to first places in 2018
  • Diverse range of clients nominated, from charities and councils to aerospace, animation and atomic weapons firms
  • Jobserve achieves a seven-year hold in its category, achieves a six-year hold in its category, and SJD a 12-year hold in its category
  • An irreverent, irrelevant thread to IT contracting, ‘Monday Links from the Bench,’ is voted IT contractors’ top forum post.
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Written by Simon Moore

Simon writes impartial news and engaging features for the contractor industry, covering, IR35, the loan charge and general tax and legislation.
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