When does voting commence?
Voting opens on 2nd April 2018
and close on 1st July 2018
Between 2nd April
and 10th June
consumers can vote for any firm they choose.
On 11th June
we’ll create a list of finalists in each category (based on the voting to date), and consumers will continue to vote for these finalists until voting closes on 1st July
How are winners decided?
Our awards are customer driven so the only people that influence who wins are UK consumers In general, the highest-rated firm in each product category that meets the threshold for each category will win one of our product specific awards.
All firms are also eligible for our top level awards. Note: The “Best Newcomer” award will only be awarded to firms that launched on or after 1/1/2014.
What is the voting process?
Customers leave a review for a product on the Smart Money People site. That's it! From landing on the page, to submitting their vote, it should take two minutes or less.
How much does it cost to take part?
There is no cost to take part. Our mission is to help consumers find the best products on the market, and these awards are a way in which we can achieve this.
When are the winners announced?
Winners will be announced at our awards event
which will be held in London on the 12th July.
What awards could I win?
5 top level awards
Firm of the Year
Innovation of the Year
Customer Service Champion
Treating Customers Fairly Champion
10 product specific awards
Best Car Finance Provider
Best Consumer Credit Broker
Best Credit Card Provider
Best Credit Report Provider
Best Guarantor Loan Provider
Best Logbook Loan Provider
Best Personal Loan Provider
Best Short Term Loan Provider
Best Secured Loan Provider
4 vendor specific awards
Technology Vendor of the Year
Data Vendor of the Year
Collections & Recovery Vendor of the Year
Innovation of the Year (Vendor)