Lending Works takes glory at Moneywise CS Awards…AGAIN!
Lending Works’ love affair with the Moneywise Customer Service Awards continued on Thursday evening, as we once again saw off some strong competition to scoop the ‘Best Peer-to-Peer Platform for Savers’ award for 2017 – making it the second year in succession that we have collected this prize.
Given that these Customer Service Awards – which pay homage to the country’s most trusted and best-respected financial services companies - are generally referred to as the Oscars of personal finance, and the ‘ultimate stamp of approval by the UK consumer’, the gong effectively confirms Lending Works’ place at the top of the tree in terms of P2P investment options for Brits.
But the plaudits didn’t end there, as we were later awarded the runner-up acknowledgement of ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider’ category – an honour which Lending Works has now received for the third year in a row.
This year, just under 50,000 consumers offered their feedback on banks, insurance firms and peer-to-peer lending platforms, making it the largest survey of its kind within the realm of financial services. Lending Works was shortlisted in two of the 29 categories on the night, and once again came away with coveted prizes in each. For that, we’d just like to say a huge thank you to our customers, and all those who took the time to vote for us.
Our founder and CEO Nick Harding, who was understandably pleased following the evening’s results, reflected with great pride on our platform’s achievements:
“It is always an honour to just be nominated at an occasion as prestigious as the Moneywise Customer Service Awards, but to be recognised as the best peer-to-peer lending platform for savers for a second time exceeds even our lofty expectations.
“The past year has been a difficult one for savers across the board, but every member of our dedicated team has been motivated to counter this trend by embracing innovation, world-class customer service, and other new initiatives to provide consumers with a market-leading alternative. This award serves as great reward for their efforts, and I sit here a very proud CEO.
“We’d like to thank all our customers for voting for us, and delivering such positive feedback. We have, and always will, put the customer first, which is the key driving force as we look to take things to new levels within P2P lending, and indeed the wider personal finance sector. Hopefully that will include winning the Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider award next year too!”
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