Accounts boss Tom is credit to train operator

Abellio Greater Anglia�s Tom Barton has been named as runner-up for a national award and has been �h

Abellio Greater Anglia�s Tom Barton has been named as runner-up for a national award and has been �highly commended� by the judges - Credit: Archant

COLCHESTER: Abellio Greater Anglia accounts worker Tom Barton was highly commended by the judges in a national awards.

The accounts receivable and utilities manager, based on Colchester, was a runner-up at the ICM British Credit Awards 2014, in the ‘Credit Controller of the Year’ category.

Crystal Wright Abellio Greater Anglia’s Financial Controller said: “I’d like to congratulate Tom on being named as runner-up for this national award. Being chosen as a finalist was a great achievement, to be named as the runner-up and to be highly commended by the judges was the icing on the cake.”

Tom’s colleague, Laura Lamelle, was a finalist in the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ category, after joining the company just over a year ago.

As part of the ‘Accounts Receivable’ team, Tom and Laura have improved invoicing and their management of clients, with whom they have built up a strong relationship. Together they ensure a consistent, fair and efficient service for all of their customers.

Tom is from Dovercourt, and Laura from Holland-on-Sea.