COBBA was established by Downtown in Business (DIB) in 2017 to acknowledge and celebrate companies and entrepreneurs that have made a significant contribution to economic growth in the region.
The awards, which took place in-person following 18 months of restrictions at the Grand Hotel, Birmingham, and welcomed over 150 of the city’s businesspeople.
This year, Azets announced 100 new roles in the Midlands, available over the next 12 months, as part of plans to increase national revenue by 50% within five years.
Praveen Gupta, tax partner and head of the Birmingham office, Azets, said: “Being named Accountancy Firm of the Year is just reward for all we have achieved, both regionally and nationally, since launching the rebranded business in 2020.
“We’ve advised businesses throughout an unprecedented global pandemic and continued to invest in our people and expertise, accelerating our regional growth strategy.”