We are delighted to announce that we are to be the headline sponsor of this year’s Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards, organised by the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce. The awards, now in their 6th year, showcases the best of Hertfordshire businesses over a number of awards categories.

As a firm of Chartered Accountants we have been supporting Hertfordshire businesses in their growth and prosperity for more than 80 years. We are delighted to have the opportunity to help celebrate their achievements and success.

Our clients, and the wider Hertfordshire business community make a significant contribution to the British economy and we are immensely proud to serve them.

Simon Speller and Alex Bottom, Principals of Hillier Hopkins, will help judge the winner of the prestigious “Inspiring Business of the Year” award, which will be selected from all the award entrants. Simon added, “I see examples of incredible ambition and innovation from clients in my work as a professional adviser. It’s great to be able to help businesses get wider recognition for their hard work and endeavour.

Chief Executive of Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, Yolanda Rugg advised "We are absolutely thrilled to have the support from Watford based Hillier Hopkins as Headline Sponsor, who has been an active member of our business community and Chamber for many years."

If you are interested in entering one of the categories, there is a launch event on Thursday 19th January from 6-9pm at the Aubrey Park Hotel, in Redbourn, where you can find out more and meet organisers, sponsors and other potential entrants. To register to attend, please click here.

Hiller Hopkins was established in 1933 and is now one of the region’s leading independent Chartered Accountant firms with offices in Watford, London, Aylesbury and Milton Keynes. Our friendly experts provide advice and support for individuals and businesses ranging from small family enterprises to large international concerns.

Simon Speller

Principal, Hillier Hopkins

DD 01923 634435



Simon has been a Principal since 2008 and advises a variety of clients from small/medium sized enterprises to large FCA regulated businesses. Simon’s experience covers a wealth of sectors including recruitment, FCA, franchising and finance. He also specialises in the dealing of bookkeeping and management accounts to businesses.

Alex Bottom

Principal, Hillier Hopkins

DD 01923 634429



Alex is a specialist Audit Principal and acts for many of the firm’s larger corporate clients. Alex commonly advises owner managed businesses on their corporate structure and provides structured business advice with a strong rational bias.

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