Xero Awards 2021 finalists

This year, more than ever, we wanted to recognise and award those who had gone above and beyond to make a difference.

A man and woman in evening dress watch the Xero Awards online from the comfort of their sofa.

A huge congratulations to all our finalists

Our judges were the volume and the calibre of applications for this year's awards, and humbled by the great achievements made whilst faced with adversity.

Gary Turner, Managing Director, UK and EMEA in his kitchen making  cocktails.

Watch our Xero Awards finalist announcement with Gary Turner, Managing Director, UK and EMEA. We join him in the kitchen, demonstrating his questionable cocktail-making skills.

The Xero Awards 2021 finalists were:

UK partner awards

Sole Practitioner of the Year

CBA Services Limited

LJM Bookkeeping

Plymbrook Bookkeeping Services

Small Firm of the Year

Berg & Williams

Cloud 360 Accounting

de Jong Phillips

Mid-Size Firm of the Year

djca Chartered Certified Accountants

DL Accounts

Fusion Accountants

Large Firm of the Year

Hentons Chartered Accountants


UHY Hacker Young Manchester

Total Xero Award

DL Accounts

Linford Grey Associates

Thorne Widgery

Ireland and South Africa partner and app awards

Xero Partner of the Year: South Africa

DoughGetters Accounting

Iridium Business Solutions

SNG Grant Thornton

Emerging Firm of the Year: South Africa

Du Toit Van Den Heever

MGI Bass Gordon

Zero 123

App Partner of the Year: South Africa



Syft Analytics

Xero Partner of the Year: Ireland

Accountant Online

Beyond Accounting

O'Rourke & Co Chartered Accountants

Emerging Firm of the Year: Ireland

FHC Accountants & Business Advisors


Lalor O'Shea McQuillan

UK app awards

App Partner of the Year


Practice Ignition


Industry-Specific App of the Year



Unleashed Software

Practice App of the Year



Syft Analytics

Emerging App Award

The fnalists for the Emerging App Award were announced at the winners' ceremony on 3 March 2021.

Human awards

This year we introduced three new special awards. They are:

  • Most Valued Professional Award
  • People's Choice Award
  • Community Impact Award

2021 winners

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Nothing stops us from celebrating our accountants, bookkeepers and app partners – not even these challenging times. This year, we went online and it was a night to remember. The winners were announced at the winners' ceremony on 3 March 2021.

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