Places for People Financial Services has been awarded the
special Judges' Award for Social Lending at the 2016 F5 Awards.
The awards, hosted by Credit Strategy, recognise the
expertise of technological, investment and regulatory leaders in
Places for People Financial Services was presented with
the accolade at the prize-giving ceremony held at The Hilton London
Specialising in providing access to responsible and often
life-changing financial products and services, Financial Services'
portfolio includes; affordable loans, homes contents insurance
brokerage, management of equity loans and mortgage and life cover
The award comes as Places for People Financial Services
celebrates its 10th year of
providing affordable loans.
Vickie Drummond, Operations Manager at Places for People
"This award win is the icing on the cake and a fantastic
end to a truly successful year. Not only have we reached a
significant milestone in turning 10, but we've also received a 4
star rating from Defaqto for our affordable loan product and been
given a 100% satisfaction rating from feedback site,
"Places for People Financial Services was formed in order
to give our customers an alternative to expensive doorstep lenders.
Over the last 10 years, we've provided over £7m of lending which
has saved our customers over £2m in comparison to other
This latest recognition celebrates Places for People's
continued success following the Building Awards in November where
the Group was named Housebuilder of the Year.
David Cowans, Group Chief Executive
"Places for People has always strived to provide
accessible and affordable finance products, contributing to the
Group's placemaking approach.
"Our continued success in this area is a clear testament
to the hard work of our experienced financial team within the
organisation, who continuously focus on delivering advice and
ensuring customers have access to a range of services and
opportunities that encourage successful places."
14 December 2016