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Nick Wilson, 27, from Blyth in Northumberland has been named North East Accountant of the Year at the acclaimed North East Accountancy Awards, which was held during a glitzy awards ceremony attended by over 400 people at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead last week (27 June 2019).

Nick, who is Head of Business Innovation at Robson Laidler Accountants in Jesmond and Durham beat off stiff competition from four other professionals in his field.

Judges named Nick the winner for making a positive difference to clients lives, making a tangible financial contribution to his Firm and for his dedication towards business innovation.

Father of two Nick Wilson said: “I am so honoured and humbled to receive the award. It’s a good feeling because I don’t feel I’m doing anything outstanding, I’m just putting my skills into action to help clients achieve their goals. Even without receiving this award, being nominated was like winning to me.

“Robson Lailder are a great employer who have given me so much support to grow and innovate within the business, allowing me to be the best I can. I honestly love what I do and there is nothing more satisfying than making a difference to the business and our clients.”

Robson Laidler managing director Graham Purvis said: “The North East Accountancy Awards are a fantastic opportunity to showcase the talent in our region. Nick’s achievement give us a glimpse of what we can expect from the future of our firm – excellent client service, innovation and passion for success. It is absolutely fantastic for Nick to be formally be recognised in this way, we are so proud of him and we hope that his success inspires and encourages a new generation of equally dedicated finance professionals.”

Now in its twelfth year, the North East Accountancy Awards recognises excellence within the fields of finance, accounting and tax from all industry sectors operating in the North East. They are organised by event management company, Echo Events and supported by key industry associations and long term main partner Nigel Wright Recruitment.