PAA - Published Accounts Awards

Published Accounts Awards - 2020

Chartered Accountants Ireland Leinster Society presents The Published Accounts Awards 2020.

This years awards ceremony will be a virtual event with guest MC Síle Seoige.

To book your place email Leinstersociety@charteredaccountants.ie

Please note, this event is subject to further change as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. We will communicate any change closer to the time.

Who is eligible for PAA ?

Entry is open to all organisations: public and private, State owned bodies, charities and other organisations that publish annual reports and accounts.

For any organisation to qualify, they must meet the following criteria:

  • The company must be registered either in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.
  • The company's head office or main operation is situated either in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.
  • It has had a significant presence/history in either the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.

What financial period is eligible?

The Annual Report and accounts which qualify for entry for the 2020 Awards are those in respect of a financial period ending during the year to 31 March 2020.

What are the categories and awards ?

Categories

  • Small/Medium Quoted Company
  • Large Quoted Company
  • Company listed on a Foreign Market
  • Euronext Growth Award
  • Statutory Unquoted Large Entity
  • Large Not-for-Profit
  • Small/Medium Not-for-Profit
  • Best Digital Reporting Award
  • Best Social Responsibility Reporting Award
  • Best Branding, Communication & Marketing Award
  • Sustained Excellence Award
  • Sustainability Award
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Overall Winner
Category Eligibility criteria
1 Large Irish or NI company listed on the Main Securities Market Market capitalisation >€1bn as at annual report date
2 Small/mid-sized Irish or NI company listed on the Main Securities Market Market capitalisation <€1bn as at annual report date
3 Large Irish or NI company – listed on a foreign market only Market capitalisation >€1bn as at annual report date
4 Small/mid-sized Irish or NI company – listed on a foreign market only Market capitalisation <€1bn as at annual report date
5 Enterprise Securities Market company All companies quoted on the ESM
6 Statutory and unquoted companies Semi-state organisations
All private companies
7 Large charities and “not for profit” organisations with charitable status Total incoming resources> €10M as at annual report date
8 Small/mid charities and “not for profit” organisations with charitable status Total incoming resources < €10M as at annual report date

How to enter PAA

If your company would like to be considered for the 2020 Published Accounts Awards simply do the following:

  • Fill out and return the Published Accounts Awards 2020 application form along with a soft copy (preferably in pdf format) of your organisation’s Annual Report and accounts to paa@charteredaccountants.ie
  • Include any other relevant information such as employee reports or corporate social responsibility information
  • In the interest of sustainability, we are moving away from requesting five hard copies of your annual report. Shortlisted entries will be requested to send one hard copy and we will contact you directly when this is required

Only the documents (whether in hard copy or soft copy format) submitted to us will be considered for the competition

The closing date for receipt of your organisation’s Annual Report and Accounts is Friday 17 July 2020.


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