After ten weeks of competitive voting, we’re delighted to announce the finalists for the British bank awards 2024.

For all our finalists, customers can continue to leave a review and vote for them until voting closes on 16 April at 11.59pm. We’ve shared more details in the next steps below.

Commenting on the finalist announcement, Jacqueline Dewey, Chief Executive of Smart Money People, said:

“Reaching the finalist stage is a fantastic achievement. Thanks to the data we collect with our reviews, the British bank awards are an endorsement of customers’ experiences. So everyone shortlisted should be incredibly proud to be recognised for all the great things they’re doing in the industry. We’re looking forward to seeing all our finalists at the gala evening and finding out the winners.”

What happens next?

To help us find our winners, you can leave a review and vote for any of the companies within the categories listed below, as long as you’re a customer with them. Voting will close in the awards on 16 April at 11.59pm.

Simply go to our review page, search for the company, tell us what you like about them and anything you think they could do better. You’ll need to verify your review by confirming your email address or by verifying with Facebook or Google to be eligible for the prize draw to win £1,000!*

Alternatively, if you’d like to vote in one of our partner categories, please contact us ([email protected]) and we’ll send you the voting link.

*Terms and conditions apply

Who are the finalists for 2024?

Headline awards

  • Best British bank – Cashplus Bank, Chase, Kroo, Monzo, NatWest, Starling Bank, Triodos Bank
  • Best banking app – Cashplus Bank, Chase, Kroo, Monzo, NatWest, Revolut, Starling Bank, Triodos Bank
  • Best building society – Bath Building Society, Chorley Building Society, Darlington Building Society, Dudley Building Society, Leek Building Society, Marsden Building Society, Melton Building Society, Newbury Building Society, Suffolk Building Society, Vernon Building Society
  • Best ethical financial provider – Monzo, Starling Bank, Triodos Bank
  • Best newcomer (Category sponsored by The Fintech Times) – AJ Bell Dodl, Cheddar, Griffin Bank, Plend, TABBit, The Bank of London
  • Customer service champion – CapitalRise, Chorley Building Society, Doshi app, Triodos Bank, Vernon Building Society, Yonder (We’ll also reveal two further finalists for this category at our gala evening)
  • Innovation of the year – Cheddar, Fiinu, Monzo, NatWest, Sibstar
  • Personal finance journalist of the year – Felicity Hannah, Grace Gausden, Jessica Beard
  • Treating customers fairly champion – Darlington Building Society, Leek Building Society, Marsden Building Society, Melton Building Society, Suffolk Building Society, WiseAlpha (We’ll also reveal two further finalists for this category at our gala evening)

Voting in our Best money content creator category will continue until 16 April without a finalist stage, and the winner will be announced at our awards ceremony on 9 May 2024.

Banking-specific awards

  • Best alternative finance provider – CapitalRise, Satago
  • Best building society savings provider (Category sponsored by CSI) – Bath Building Society, Chorley Building Society, Darlington Building Society, Dudley Building Society, Leek Building Society, Loughborough Building Society, Marsden Building Society, Melton Building Society, Monmouthshire Building Society, Newbury Building Society, Suffolk Building Society, Vernon Building Society
  • Best business banking provider – Allica, ANNA, Cashplus Bank, Monzo, Revolut, Starling Bank
  • Best business finance provider – Allica, Cubefunder
  • Best children's financial provider – HyperJar, NatWest Rooster Money, Starling Bank, Wealthify
  • Best credit card provider – Aqua, Bip, Cashplus Bank, Monzo, Yonder, Zopa
  • Best current account provider – Cashplus Bank, Chase, HyperJar, Kroo, Monzo, NatWest, Revolut, Starling Bank, Suits Me, Triodos Bank
  • Best investments provider – AJ Bell Dodl, InvestEngine, Lightyear, Moneybox app, Moneyfarm, Nutmeg, Plum, Triodos Bank, Wealthify, WiseAlpha, Wombat
  • Best mortgage broker – Better.co.uk, Mortgage Experience, Tembo
  • Best online trading platform – Freetrade, Plum, Trading 212, Wombat
  • Best personal finance app (Category sponsored by Revolut) – Cheddar, Chip, Doshi app, HyperJar, Kroo, Monese, Moneybox app, Moneyhub, Plum, Snoop, TABBit, Updraft, Wombat
  • Best personal loan provider – Plend, Reevo, Updraft, Zopa
  • Best savings provider – Allica, Chase, Close Brothers Savings, HyperJar, Moneybox app,
  • Nutmeg, Plum, Recognise Bank, Shawbrook Bank, SmartSave, Tembo, Triodos Bank, Wealthify, Zopa
  • Best specialist mortgage provider – Bath Building Society, Chorley Building Society, Darlington Building Society, Family Building Society, Leek Building Society, Marsden Building Society, Melton Building Society, Monmouthshire Building Society, Newbury Building Society, Saffron Building Society, Suffolk Building Society

Money content creator awards

  • Money influencer of the year – Ambrina Ruth Taylor (moneysavvymumuk), Amy Ward (amysbudgeting), Andreea Ion & Jamie Galvin (stocksandsavings), Antoinette & Tayo Oguntonade (brickzwithtipz), Beth Snow (budgetjonesdiary_), Chloe Charmichael (chloesdealclub), Jamie-Lee Birch (savvyjamie), Katie Watkins (katiesaves), Lianne Macfarlane (mortgagefreeleigh), Lisa Ebsworth (sidehustlesister), Maddy Alexander-Grout (madaboutmoneyofficial), Matilda Littler (amillennialsaver), Megan Micklewright (thesavvyspenderofficial), Neesha Craig (thefunmoneyclub), Sammie Ellard-King (upthegainsmoney), Sarah Adekola (millennialwealthsarah), Sophie Bradbury (budgetmumsoph), Timi Merriman-Johnson (mrmoneyjar)
  • Money blogger of the year – Emma Jackson – Bee Money Savvy, Neesha Craig – Fun Money Club, Selina Flavius – Black Girl Finance

Partner awards

  • Marketing & PR partner of the year – 71a, Square 1 Media, Teamspirit
  • RegTech partner of the year – AsiaVerify, ComplyCube, Encompass Corporation, FullCircl, Know Your Customer  
  • Technology partner of the year – 11:FS, ClearBank, Crassula, Finova, Speednet, Sync Savings, The Bank of London
  • Consultancy partner of the year – 11:FS, Capco, KPMG, Management Solutions

We'll announce the finalists for 'The pioneer award' shortly.

We’ll announce the winners on 9 May

You can continue to leave a review and vote for your favourite finalist until 16 April at 11.59pm, when all voting will close.

We’ll announce the winners of the British bank awards on Thursday 9 May. This year, it’s the tenth anniversary of the British bank awards and Smart Money People. Fittingly, this landmark occasion will be held at The Landmark Hotel, a fantastic venue in the heart of London. Tickets are available now, so get in touch with us today to secure your seat at an evening that’s sure to be the highlight of the banking industry calendar.

Sponsorship opportunities

To make your awards campaign go even further, why not partner with us and become a sponsor? By sponsoring the British bank awards, you can boost your company’s reputation and generate exposure before, during, and after the awards. Headline, category and event entertainment sponsorship packages are available. To learn more about sponsoring the awards, head to our website.

For any questions about the British bank awards, contact us at [email protected].