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.

2021

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Protection - Critical Illness Cover

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Protection - Critical Illness (Decreasing)

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Protection - Critical Illness (Level)

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Protection - Life Assurance (Decreasing)

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Protection - Life Assurance (Level)

Defaqto Gold Rating for Protection Service - Scottish Wdiows Protect

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Workplace Pension - Group Personal Pension

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Workplace Pension - Group SIPP

Defaqto 4 Star Rating for Workplace Pension - Master Trust

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Drawdown - Scottish Widows Retirement Account

Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Personal Pension - Scottish Widows Retirement Account

Defaqto Gold Rating for Pension Service - Scottish Widows Retirement Account

  • FTRC Gold Award in Workplace Pensions & Auto-Enrolment Categories - Group Personal Pension

    FTRC Gold Award in Workplace Pensions & Auto-Enrolment Categories - Group SIPP

    FTRC Gold Award in Workplace Pensions & Auto-Enrolment Categories - Master Trust

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Personal Pension – Retirement Account

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Drawdown – Scottish Widows Retirement Account

    Defaqto Gold Rating for Pension Service

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Standalone Critical Illness – Scottish Widows Protect​

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Level 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 (Advised) - Decreasing – Scottish Widows Protect​

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

    Financial Adviser Service Awards 2020 – Editor's Achievement Award

    5 Star Financial Adviser Service Awards 2020 – Pensions & Protection

    5 Star Financial Adviser Service Awards 2020 - Investments

    5 Stars in the Mortgage Lenders and Packagers category - Scottish Widows Bank

    Best Retirement Provider

    Best Financial Education Initiative Provider

  • Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Personal Pension - Retirement Account

    Defaqto Gold Rating for Pension Service

    Defaqto Gold Rating for Protection Service

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Workplace Pension

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Drawdown – Scottish Widows Retirement Account

    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 Level Term (Advised) – Scottish Widows Protect

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

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

    Moneyfacts 5 Star Rating for – Scottish Widows Retirement Account

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • defaqto 2015 5 star award

    Defaqto 5 Star Rating for Life Assurance (Advised)

    Mortgage award winner 2015

    Moneywise Awards Winner - Best Offset Mortgage Provider 2015