• Best Insurer
  • Broker of the Year
  • Commercial Bank of the Year
  • Retail Bank of the Year
  • Wealth Manager of the Year
  • Lender of the Year - Consumer
  • Lender of the Year - SME
  • Lender of the Year - Enterprise
  • Best Employer
  • Customer Service Award
  • Counter Fraud Award
  • Mandate of the Year
  • Transaction of the Year
  • FinTech Initiative of the Year
  • Corporate Finance Team of the Year
  • Investment Team of the Year
  • Independent Financial Adviser of the Year
  • Financial Adviser Team of the Year
  • Trainee of the Year
  • Rising Star Award
  • Director of the Year Award
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
Open to all issuers of insurance policies in Yorkshire Innovative and market-leading policies Diverse broker network Competitive premium levels Excellence in claims processing and management Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to customers
Open to all brokers of any insurance line in Yorkshire Diverse and competitive pool of insurer partners Innovative and market-leading policies Demonstrable knowledge of complex insurance products Excellence in claims processing and management Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to customers
Open to all providers of commercial banking services in Yorkshire Track record of aiding growth of businesses Architects of innovative financial solutions Demonstrable knowledge of and expertise in financial solutions Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to customers
Open to all providers of retail banking services in Yorkshire Track record of excellent customer service Reputation for security and reliability Demonstrable knowledge of and expertise in banking services Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to customers
Open to all wealth management companies in Yorkshire Risk-aware management strategy that champions efficiency Evidence of client’s return on investment Demonstrable knowledge of and expertise in complex financial products and services Excellence in relationship management Innovative use of technology to manage assets
Open to all consumer lending teams and firms in Yorkshire Voluminous and diverse book of business Innovative loan design Evidence of assistance contributing to financial security Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to borrowers
Open to all SME lending teams and firms in Yorkshire Voluminous and diverse book of business Innovative deal design Diverse network of borrowers Evidence of financial assistance contributing to business or community growth Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to borrowers
Open to all enterprise lending teams and firms in Yorkshire Voluminous and diverse book of business Innovative deal design Diverse network of borrowers Evidence of financial assistance contributing to business or community growth Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to borrowers
Open to all providers of financial services in Yorkshire Training initiatives and accreditations received or being worked towards Dedication to development and welfare of staff Jobs created within the region Recognition received from staff/training providers
Open to all companies and teams in Yorkshire Instance of excellent customer service executed within the past 12 months Evidence of going above and beyond expectations of customer Enhanced reputation of brand Boosted confidence in particular area of financial services
Open to all financial services providers and teams within Yorkshire Initiative, campaign or investigation launched or completed in the past 12 months Demonstrable results, such as civil or criminal convictions, or evidence of savings Teamwork and cooperation essential Innovative methods, such as investigation or technological support
Open to all providers of financial services in Yorkshire Mandate for financial service awarded in the past 12 months may standout due to size, complexity or innovation Include details of parties on either side Provide up to 300 words on why the mandate should win this category
Open to all financial services teams within Yorkshire Transaction completed in the past 12 months may standout due to size, complexity or innovation Include details of parties on either side Provide up to 300 words on why the deal should win this category
Open to in-house fintech teams and fintech companies in Yorkshire Technology-based tool, IOT initiative, technique, or system released in the past 12 months may standout due to competitive advantage, speed to market or inventiveness Demonstrable results are essential Evidence of strong teamwork and cooperation
Open to all corporate finance teams in Yorkshire Track record of aiding growth of corporates Examples of work including M&As, fund raising and IPOs Demonstrable knowledge of and expertise in complex corporate finance deals Reputation for specialisms backed by testimonials Outstanding fundraiser with excellent access to capital, debt and private equity
Open to all investment management teams in Yorkshire Bold but risk-aware investment strategy Evidence of high returns Demonstrable knowledge of complex asset classes and multiple jurisdictions Excellence in relationship management Innovative use of technology to boost returns and/or reduce risk
Open to all providers of independent financial advice in Yorkshire Demonstrable knowledge of and expertise in complex financial products Evidence of client’s return on investment Diverse network of financial product providers Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to customers
Open to all companies and teams providing financial advice in Yorkshire Demonstrable knowledge of and expertise in complex financial products Evidence of client’s return on investment Diverse network of financial product providers Innovative use of technology to deliver a better service to customers
Open to all individuals on graduate, apprenticeship and training contracts at financial services providers in Yorkshire Demonstrable dedication to clients Work to a high standard throughout training Non-fee earning, but work-related activities, such as marketing, establishing new initiatives and broader contribution to the profession Contribution to the community
Open to all individuals working within financial services in Yorkshire Eligible candidates must be no older than 35 at the time of the ceremony Demonstrable dedication to your clients Significant impact on employer’s business Non-fee earning, but work-related activities, such as marketing, establishing new initiatives and broader contribution to the profession Contribution to the community
Open to all individuals working within financial services in Yorkshire Open to heads of departments and regional directors Demonstrable dedication to your clients and staff Significant impact on employer’s business Non-fee earning, but work-related activities, such as marketing, establishing new initiatives and broader contribution to the profession Contribution to the community
Open to all individuals, teams and companies working within financial services in Yorkshire The entrant must have made a major positive contribution to the sector in Yorkshire within the last 12 months The contribution can be anything that affects financial services. From establishing a new product to setting new standards of excellence Entrants into other categories are encouraged to put themselves forward if they feel they have a strong case
Open to all firms across Yorkshire. This award will be judged according to the following criteria: A commitment to diversity and inclusion, with an emphasis on developing opportunities for professional advancement A significant focus on identifying and removing the profession’s barriers to entry Active promotion of equality, internally and externally Strong passion for celebrating diversity in all of its forms