Mattioli Woods has posted a special double in the build-up to the Lancashire Women in Business Awards - thanks to its Preston-based team, Taylor Patterson.
Judges have shortlisted Taylor Patterson as one of four companies in the 2017 Business of the Year category.
And Kerry Houghton is also in the running for honours after being named a finalist for Business Development Manager of the Year.
The awards – now in their third year - celebrate and reward the success of ambitious Lancashire business women.
The winners will be announced at the Women in Business Awards dinner on Thursday, November 23 at the Villa Hotel, Wrea Green.
Kerry said: “I am delighted to have been nominated. My aim is to make Self Invested Pension Schemes, which are often perceived as complex, simple to understand by all.
“I enjoy working within the pension environment and this award nomination highlights my enthusiasm in educating our clients and professional contacts, so they can benefit from these wonderful tax advantageous vehicles.”