It’s always nice to have recognition for the great things we do.
Over the years, Informed Choice and our team of Financial Planners have received our fair share of industry awards. Here is a selection of recent additions to the Informed Choice trophy cabinet.
Gold Standard for Independent Financial Advice
The Gold Standard Awards are the toughest awards in financial services. They assess factors including financial strength, capability to conduct business, fair value, as well as service standards clients can expect. Informed Choice received the Gold Standard for Independent Financial Advice in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Best Investment Adviser
Informed Choice was Highly Commended for Best Investment Adviser at the Moneyfacts Good Advice Awards 2012.
New Model Adviser Top 100
Informed Choice was featured in the New Model Adviser (Citywire) Top 100 in 2012, with directors Nick Bamford and Martin Bamford both appearing in the Top 100.
Best Blogger of the Year
Informed Choice managing director Martin Bamford won Best Blogger of the Year at the Unbiased.co.uk Media Adviser Awards 2012.
Best IFA Firm
At the Unbiased.co.uk Media IFA of the Year Awards 2011, Informed Choice was crowned Best IFA Firm.
Our managing director Martin Bamford was awarded Best IFA Individual and Best Social Media IFA at the same award ceremony.
Best IFA Website
We were delighted to receive the Best IFA Website award at the Professional Adviser Awards 2011.
Best Retirement Adviser
Informed Choice was named Best Retirement Adviser at the Moneyfacts Good Advice Awards 2010.
IFA of the Year
One of our biggest achievements to date was winning the coveted IFA of the Year title at the Money Marketing Financial Services Awards 2010.
FT New Breed Adviser Awards
Informed Choice won Best Paraplanner Team and Lifetime Achievement Award (for Nick Bamford) at the FT New Breed Adviser Awards 2010. The previous year, our Financial Planning Director Andrew Neligan was named Best Newcomer at the FT New Breed Adviser Awards 2009.