Award wins – 2012 – 2014
We are a multi-award winning financial advisory firm.
2014 – Foster Denovo winner of Consultancy of the Year
We were delighted to be awarded Consultancy of the Year at the Charity Times Awards. This was in recognition for helping our charity clients with cost-effective auto-enrolment and supporting charity workers in their retirement choices.
Our entry for the awards, in its 15th year, covered our range of cost-effective auto-enrolment services to the charity sector, and the work that has been undertaken to support charity employees in making informed choices about their retirement planning.
2014 – Foster Denovo shortlisted at Retirement Planner Awards
We were shortlisted at the Retirement Planner Awards 2014.
This was in recognition of our commitment to making a real difference in how people approach their retirement.
2014 – Foster Denovo winner for Best Professional Development
For the second year running we picked up the award for Best Professional Development.
The judges felt that Foster Denovo stood out by being able to show it had continued its drive on training and development support.
The judges said the business demonstrated a “focus on delivering better consumer outcomes because that is what it is all about”.
The judges said Foster Denovo showed compelling evidence it is living up to its mission statement: “To be the best at nurturing, developing and supporting our people and empowering them to give an outstanding client service.”
2014 – Foster Denovo runner up for Adviser Firm of the Year
Foster Denovo impressed the judges with its ability to create a successful advice firm at scale, based around strong and steady business processes. It looks particularly well positioned to benefit from the current auto-enrolment reforms.
2014 – Secondsight’s client, Martindale Pharma, shortlisted for Best Financial Education Strategy Award
Secondsight’s client, Martindale Pharma, was a finalist at the 2014 Employee Benefits Awards for Best Financial Education Strategy.
Martindale Pharma were shortlisted in recognition of the pensions education and communication delivered to their employees.
2014 – Foster Denovo’s client, Victim Support, is a finalist for Best Pensions Auto-enrolment Strategy – small employer (fewer than 5,000 staff)
We submitted the entry on behalf of our charity client, Victim Support, at the 2014 Employee Benefits Awards.
The organisation worked with us ahead of their staging date to carry out a comprehensive pensions project which included consolidating 28 different group personal and stakeholder schemes across 9 different providers and 22 individual personal pension plans and establishing one pension scheme to be used for automatic enrolment.
2014 – Head of Paraplanning at Foster Denovo wins Paraplanner of the Year
Neil Wortham, Head of Paraplanning at Foster Denovo, scooped the ‘Paraplanner of the Year’ prize at the 2014 Professional Adviser Awards.
In a category with some strong competition, the judges’ comments included: “Some measurables help make this an impressive entry; Neil is clearly respected in a big firm that has demanding ownership.”
2014 – Foster Denovo on Corporate Adviser shortlist
We were delighted to learn that we were shortlisted at the 2014 Corporate Adviser Awards for Pensions Adviser of the Year. The accolade was in recognition of the pensions work carried out with our corporate and charity clients over the last year.
2014 – Foster Denovo shortlisted for Adviser Firm of the Year (London)
Foster Denovo was shortlisted at the Professional Adviser Awards 2014 for Adviser Firm of the Year (London) and Neil Wortham, our Head of Paraplanning, was shortlisted for Best Paraplanner.
2013 – Foster Denovo Winner Estate Planner of the Year 2013
Each year Solidus recognise one financial planning group for their delivery of effective estate planning services to clients. We were up against 200 other companies.
We won Estate Planner of the Year based on our commitment and the integration of estate planning services. We have invested time and resources in order to identify and deliver improvements in protecting clients’ wealth.
2013 – Foster Denovo Highly Commended for Best Protection Intermediary
We were highly commended at the Health Insurance Awards 2013 in the category of Best Protection Intermediary for the excellent work undertaken with a corporate client. Foster Denovo was shortlisted against LifeSearch, London & Country Mortgage, Moneysworth, Oviso Financial Services and Plan Money.
2013 – Secondsight named as a finalist for Consultant of the Year
Secondsight was shortlisted in the category Consultant of the Year at the 2013 CIPD People Management Awards.
2013 – Secondsight’s client, Oracle, shortlisted for Best Benefits Communication – Large Employer
Our client Oracle was a finalist in the category Best Benefits Communication – Large Employer at the 2013 Employee Benefits Awards.
This was in recognition of the excellent work that was completed on the re-communication of their flexible benefits package.
2013 – Foster Denovo Winner IFA of the Year
We are delighted to announce that we were named as IFA of the Year at the Money Marketing Awards 2013.
The judges were impressed with how we were refreshingly open-minded and pragmatic about our evolution and how we demonstrated an impressive strategic plan which delivered results in terms of profits and other objectives. Other finalists included Almary Green Investments, Ashcourt Rowan, Atkinson Bolton Consulting, Lowes Financial Management and Wingate Financial Planning.
2013 – Winner – Best Recruitment & Development
We were announced as winner of the Best Recruitment and Development Award at the Money Marketing Awards 2013.
The judges were impressed with the remarkable balance of training and support offered by Foster Denovo and our focus on areas such as management courses and change planning.
2013 – Foster Denovo as Runner Up for Best RDR Transition
We were announced runner up in this highly competitive category and it demonstrates the planning and focus we have had on transforming our business as a result of RDR.
2012 – Secondsight’s client, ICE, Winner Most Effective Reward Programme
Secondsight’s client, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), won the Most Effective Reward Programme at the Pay & Benefits Awards 2012. Secondsight were also announced as one of the finalists in the category Outsourcing Provider of the Year.
2012 – Two of Secondsight’s clients make it to the finals of the HR Distinction Awards 2012
Oracle & ICE were both finalists in the Distinction in Employee Benefits, Rewards and Recognition category for the fantastic work that has been completed on their pension and benefits packages.