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Another strong year for building societies at the Moneyfacts Awards 2018

Five hundred guests gathered at the iconic Pavilion at the Tower of London to celebrate the Moneyfacts Awards 2018. Building societies had another fruitful year, taking home six awards, including Best Remortgage Provider, Best First-Time Buyer Mortgage Provider, Regional Lending Provider of the Year, Best Online Mortgage Provider, Best Building Society Savings Provider and Best Building Society Mortgage Provider.

Our sector was shortlisted in half of the 30 categories, highly commended in another six, and commended for a further seven awards.

Lee Tillcock, Editor of Moneyfacts, said:

“Having continued to display value, choice and innovation, all the finalists and winners at this year's Moneyfacts Awards should be proud of their achievements.

“While the last year has proven somewhat unpredictable on a political level, it has created opportunities for all those involved in the personal finance market. Providing the products and services that have best met the needs of consumers, the Moneyfacts Awards showcase providers and brokers who have consistently demonstrated a commitment to quality and excellence that will serve them well during the next year.”

The Moneyfacts Awards aims to recognise and reward organisations that genuinely support the personal finance sector. Rigorous product monitoring is carried out throughout the preceding year to determine the winners, and the intermediary community is also consulted for feedback.


Building society awards and recognition

Best Fixed Rate Mortgage Provider

Highly Commended: Yorkshire Building Society


Best Variable Rate Mortgage Provider

Highly Commended: Nationwide Building Society
Commended: Cumberland Building Society

Best Remortgage Provider

Coventry Building Society

Commended: Skipton Building Society


Best First-Time Buyer Mortgage Provider

Hanley Economic Building Society

Highly Commended: Vernon Building Society
Commended: Yorkshire Building Society

Regional Lending Provider of the Year

Cumberland Building Society

Highly Commended: Cambridge Building Society
Commended: Monmouthshire Building Society


Best Building Society Savings Provider

Leeds Building Society

Highly Commended: National Counties Building Society (including Family Building Society)
Commended: Coventry Building Society

Best Building Society Mortgage Provider

Yorkshire Building Society

Highly Commended: Coventry Building Society
Commended: Hanley Economic Building Society


Innovation in Personal Finance

Commended: Yorkshire Building Society (Savings pledges)

Best Online Mortgage Provider

Nationwide Building Society



For more information and the full winners list, please visit the Moneyfacts website.

Posted by Amy McCluskey on 13 June 2018