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Lending Works shortlisted in two categories for Moneywise Customer Service Awards
We are very pleased to announce that we’ve once again been shortlisted as one of the Most Trusted companies for the 2017 Moneywise Customer Service Awards, taking place in June. This year we have been nominated for both the ‘Best P2P Platform for Savers’ award and the ‘Most Trusted Loans Provider’ award, and it is thanks to you – and the votes you have submitted – that we find ourselves in this position.
These Awards are now in their ninth year, and are widely referred to as the ‘Oscars’ of customer service within financial services. A record number of votes were cast this year – nearly 50,000 - underlining the status of this showpiece as the so-called ‘authoritative stamp of approval by the UK consumer’. It’s also fair to say that, with one of our core values being to genuinely put the customer first, we identify strongly with these Awards.
Building on past success
We also have a proud track record too, and find ourselves in familiar territory. In 2015, we claimed the ‘Highly Commended’ gong as Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider. But it was last year that Lending Works really took things up a notch, as we once again received the Highly Commended award in this category, along with the same honour for ‘Most Trusted Peer-to-Peer Platform’.
However, the pinnacle of the evening was clinching the Best P2P Platform for Savers gong, seeing off some very strong competition in the process.
But, rather than resting on our laurels, 2016’s success has inspired us to raise the bar even further, and it is thus very rewarding to be shortlisted in categories reflecting our service delivery to both lenders and borrowers.
Our founder and CEO Nick Harding had this to say following news of our nominations:
“The Moneywise Customer Service Awards are very special to us, particularly given our achievements last year. It is always a huge honour to be shortlisted, and to receive such prestigious recognition. Hopefully we can go one better than 2016 and scoop glory in both categories this time round!
“But, whatever transpires on the night, we take great pride in the fact that we will be in the final shakeup once again. Putting the customer first isn’t just a collection of buzzwords for us – it’s a core focus of what our fantastic team aims to uphold each and every day, and we are humbled to see this level of performance validated by the overwhelming share of votes which have been cast by our customers.”
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