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6 Dec 2019

Go Direct Personal Finance News  2009

Moneyfacts announces 2012 award winners

The winners of the 2012 Moneyfacts Awards were announced this afternoon at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London. Hundreds of industry professionals from leading financial institutions gathered at a special luncheon hosted by television presenter Mark Durden-Smith.

Sylvia Waycot, Publishing Director of Moneyfacts, said: “The winners and finalists at this year's Moneyfacts Awards should be rightly proud of their achievements which are based on providing products that best met the needs of their customers. The Moneyfacts Awards showcases providers which are continuing to demonstrate a firm commitment to quality and choice across a wide range of products, at a time when the sector's success and growth has never been more important.”

So, without further ado, the winners are:


Best Short Term Fixed Rate Mortgage Provider

Winner: Yorkshire Building Society
Highly Commended: ING Direct
Commended: Hanley Economic Building Society

Best Longer Term Fixed Rate Mortgage Provider

Winner: Yorkshire Building Society
Highly Commended: Chelsea Building Society
Commended: Nationwide Building Society

Best Variable Rate Mortgage Provider

Winner: HSBC
Highly Commended: first direct
Commended: Market Harborough Building Society

Best Remortgage Provider

Winner: ING Direct
Highly Commended: Yorkshire Building Society
Commended: HSBC

Best Current Account & Offset Mortgage Provider

Winner: Woolwich from Barclays
Highly Commended: Yorkshire Building Society
Commended: NatWest/RBS

Best Tracker Rate Mortgage Provider

Winner: HSBC
Highly Commended: first direct
Commended: Nationwide Building Society

Best First Time Buyer Mortgage Provider

Winner: HSBC
Highly Commended: Skipton Building Society
Commended: Mansfield Building Society

Best Building Society Mortgage Provider

Winner: Yorkshire Building Society
Highly Commended: Nationwide Building Society
Commended: Skipton Building Society

Best Bank Mortgage Provider

Winner: HSBC
Highly Commended: Woolwich from Barclays
Commended: ING Direct

Best Online Mortgage Provider

Winner: Halifax
Highly Commended: NatWest Intermediary Solutions
              Commended: Abbey for Intermediaries

Best Service from a Mortgage Provider

Winner: Woolwich from Barclays
Highly Commended: NatWest Intermediary Solutions
Commended: Halifax

Best Conveyancing/Legal Search Service

Winner: eConveyancer
Highly Commended: Countrywide Conveyancing Services
Commended: myhomemove

Best No Notice Account Provider

Winner: ING Direct
Highly Commended: Virgin Money (formerly Northern Rock)
Commended: Santander

Best Notice Account Provider

Winner: Shawbrook Bank
Highly Commended: Aldermore
Commended: Dunfermline Building Society

           Best Monthly Interest Account Provider

Winner: Aldermore
Highly Commended: Nationwide Building Society
Commended: Post Office

Best Fixed Rate Account Provider

Winner: Post Office
Highly Commended: BM Savings
Commended: YBS Group

Best Internet Account Provider

Winner: Nationwide Building Society
Highly Commended: Santander
Commended: Post Office

 

Best Cash ISA Provider

Winner: Santander
Highly Commended: Halifax
Commended: Kent Reliance

Best Offshore Account Provider

Winner: Alliance & Leicester International
Highly Commended: Skipton International Ltd
Commended: Nationwide International

 

Best Current Account Provider

Winner: Santander
Highly Commended: Halifax
Commended: Bank of Scotland

Best Personal Loan Provider

Winner: Sainsbury’s Bank
Highly Commended: Tesco Bank
Commended: Post Office

 

Best Card Provider (Introductory Rate)

Winner: Marks & Spencer Money
Highly Commended: Tesco Bank
Commended: Barclaycard

Best Card Provider (Standard Rate)

Winner: Barclaycard
Highly Commended: The Co-operative Bank
Commended: Capital One

 

Best Card Provider (Balance Transfer Rate)

Winner: Barclaycard
Highly Commended: Virgin Money
Commended: Halifax

Innovation in Personal Finance

Winner: Governor - Governor Money
Highly Commended: MoneyVista - MoneyVista.com
Commended: Santander - 123 Cashback Credit Card

Personal Finance Provider of the Year

Winner: Santander Group
Highly Commended: Nationwide Building Society
Commended: Barclays Bank

 

Moneyfacts Group
Moneyfacts is the UK’s leading independent provider of personal financial information and our data is used and trusted throughout the financial industry.

 

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