HEREFORD and Worcester's Association of Accounting branch has been praised for its work within the community and student outreach programme.

The Hereford and Worcester branch saw off 'exceptional quality' competition from 50 other branches to be named Branch of the Year at the AAT Professional Member Awards 2019.

AAT Hereford and Worcester branch chairman Robert Phillips said: "I would personally like to thank the committee for all the hard work and giving up their free time to make our branch a success.

"I would also like to thank local members for attending our events and keeping us motivated to continue pushing forward towards being an outstanding branch."