Awards

We are delighted to have been recognised with a range of prestigious industry awards and ratings, showing our commitment to support our customers and financial advisers over the years.

2018

Workplace Savings & Benefits Awards - Financial Education Provider of the Year

The FDs’ Excellence Awards 2018 - Pension Firm of the Year

Mortgage Strategy Awards 2018 Winner - Best Large Loan Lender

Pensions Age Awards - Pensions Provider of the Year

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Critical Illness Cover – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Critical Illness Cover (Standalone) – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Level Term Critical Illness – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Decreasing Term Critical Illness – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance Decreasing (Advised) – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance Level Term (Advised) – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Drawdown – Scottish Widows Retirement Account

Defaqto Gold Rating for Pension Service – Scottish Widows Retirement Account

Moneyfacts 2018 SIPP star rating, 5 Star – Retirement Account

5* Financial Adviser Service Awards 2018

5* Financial Adviser Service Awards 2018 - Investments

5* Financial Adviser Service Awards 2018 - Mortgage Lenders and Packagers

5* Financial Adviser Service Awards 2018 - Life And Pensions

2017

Financial Adviser Service Awards Life and Pensions provider – 5 star

Financial Adviser Service Awards Investments provider – 5 star

Financial Adviser Service Awards Mortgage provider – 5 star

Financial Adviser Service Awards Company of the Year – 5 star

Workplace Savings & Benefits Awards - Benefit Communications Innovation of the Year

Money Marketing Awards Winner - Advertising Campaign of the year 2017 - Change your life in an hour

Moneywise Awards Winner - Best Offset Mortgage Provider 2017

FDs' Excellence Awards - Pension Firm of the Year

Pensions Age Awards - Pensions Provider of the Year

Defaqto Gold Rating for Protection Service – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Decreasing Term Critical Illness – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Level Term Critical Illness – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance Decreasing (Advised) – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance Level Term (Advised) – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Critical Illness Cover (Standalone) – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Critical Illness Cover – Scottish Widows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Auto Enrolment Contract Based Group Personal Pension - S. Widows Corporate

Moneyfacts Awards Financial Adviser Service Awards Winner - Best Group Pension Provider

2016

Financial Adviser Service Awards Life and Pensions provider – 5 star

Financial Adviser Service Awards Life and Pensions Provider – Most Improved

Financial Adviser Service Awards Investments Provider – 5 star

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance (Advised)

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance (Advised) Level Term

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance (Advised) Decreasing Term

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Critical Illness

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Level Term Critical Illness

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Decreasing Term Critical Illness

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Standalone Critical Illness

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Auto Enrolment

Moneywise Awards Winner - Best Offset Mortgage Provider 2016

Your Mortgage Awards Winner - Best Offset Mortgage Lender 2016-17

2015

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance (Advised)

Moneywise Awards Winner - Best Offset Mortgage Provider 2015