Local accounting firm secures prestigious Cambridge workplace training award

Accounting firm Price Bailey is awarded regional “workforce developer” by Cambridge Chambers of Commerce at the 2023 Chamber Business Awards.

A showpiece business event, The Chamber Business Awards recognise and promote the best of British business and create international networking and showcasing opportunities for the winners.

The award comes following a record year for Price Bailey, with 39 school leavers, graduates and 12-month industry placement trainees joining the firm in 2023, to begin a career in accounting.

The firm was also placed 20th in the Apprenticeships Top 100 Employers and awarded as having outstanding levels of workplace engagement, receiving 2-star accreditation in an independent survey conducted by Best Companies; an accreditation that reflects a wide range of workplace factors such as Personal Growth, Wellbeing and Leadership.

The firm is celebrating its second successful year of partnering with training academy 3Qhub, to deliver a range of “step-ahead” programmes, offering progression, management and senior leadership training.

Kelly Flack, Assistant Manager in HR at Price Bailey comments:

At Price Bailey, we recognise the importance of career development in all roles and at all stages.

Trainees make up approximately 25% of our workforce and we provide those trainees with all-round accountancy experience. We also offer a range of formal internal and CPD training for non-accountancy roles such as those in HR, IT or Marketing.

Our commitment to ongoing development helps us engage and retain individuals who can then provide their expertise in mentoring our new trainees, as well as offer an exceptional standard of service to our clients.

We are delighted to be awarded Workforce Developer by Cambridge Chambers of Commerce and have our commitment to training and development recognised.

Michael Siviter, Managing Director & Co-founder at 3QHUB comments:

We are always looking to partner with professional service firms that place value on investing in the learning and development of their teams. Price Bailey are passionate about seeing their people develop, helping team members to reach their potential.

Their ‘’step-ahead’’ programmes provide team members with practical and structured training, helping them become more confident and enabling them to provide market leading service to their clients.

This award is well deserved and is testament to the hard work and dedication that the team has.

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About Price Bailey

Price Bailey is a top 30 accountancy practice specialising in providing accountancy and business advice to enable the growth of regional, national and international businesses. In addition to traditional accounting services, the firm has a range of specialists in many areas, which combine to provide a complete, integrated business offering. These include tax consultancy, corporate finance, strategic planning, insolvency & recovery and employment law.

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