For the 2021 Awards, we are excited to announce that we have a few changes to the awards process this year. We want to open up our awards to as many lenders and broker firms as possible and are thrilled to launch the first stage of our award process TODAY.

Please note that to be eligible for the awards, you must be a member of / on-panel with the L&G Mortgage Club.

Our 2021 Entry Process

We have updated the award categories for 2021 and these can be downloaded here.

This year’s entry process has several stages, each of which are outlined below. 

 

  1. Stage 1 – Self-Nomination

    The Self-Nomination stage has now closed, and the nominations are being verified before we open the voting surveys on Monday 17th May as part of Stage 3 – see below for more details.

  2. Stage 2 – Verification Process

    The Verification stage has now closed.

  3. Stage 3 – Voting Surveys

    The Voting Surveys have now closed and the votes are being tallied and verified ahead of the finalist announcement.

  4. Stage 4 – Finalist Announcement

    We are delighted to announce the following finalists for the 2021 Mortgage Club Awards:

    Broker Categories

    Best Broker Firm for New Build

    • Alexander Hall Associates
    • Mortgage Advice Bureau New Homes
    • Metro Finance

    Best Broker Firm for Specialist Lending

    • Commercial Trust
    • Metro Finance
    • SPF Private Clients

    Best Broker Firm for Digital Innovation

    • Connect for Intermediaries
    • My Simple Mortgage
    • Finance Planning Group

    Best Broker Firm for Overall Quality (5 advisers and under)

    • Concept Mortgages
    • Independent Mortgage Solutions
    • JXP Consultancy
    • LIFT-Mortgages
    • My Simple Mortgage

    Best Broker Firm for Overall Quality (6 – 25 advisers)

    • HQ Mortgage & Finance
    • Metro Finance
    • Mortgage Medics
    • Mortgage Seeker

    Best Broker Firm for Overall Quality (26 – 75 advisers)

    • Alexander Hall Associates
    • Finance Planning Group
    • SPF Private Clients

    Best Broker Firm for Overall Quality (76+ advisers)

    • JLM Mortgage Services
    • John Charcol
    • L&C Mortgages

    The final broker category is Best National Network Partner which is a completely submission-based award, and both the shortlisted companies and winner of this award will be announced at our awards ceremony in October.

     

    Lender Categories

    Best Lender for Later Life Lending

    • Hodge
    • Leeds Building Society
    • Legal & General Home Finance

    Best Lender for Buy to Let

    • BM Solutions
    • The Mortgage Works
    • Kent Reliance for Intermediaries

    Best Specialist Lender

    • Aldermore
    • Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries
    • Precise Mortgages

    Best Lender for Service

    • Accord Mortgages
    • Halifax Intermediaries
    • HSBC UK

    Best Lender for Market Leadership

    • Accord Mortgages
    • Halifax Intermediaries
    • HSBC UK

    Best Lender for Digital Innovation

    • Accord Mortgages
    • Halifax Intermediaries
    • Nationwide for Intermediaries
    • Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries

    Business Development Manager of the Year

    • Jonathan Evans, Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries
    • Sarah Hopkins, Precise Mortgages
    • Kelly Stowell, Accord Mortgages

    Best Smaller Lender

    • Bluestone Mortgages
    • Pepper Money
    • The Mortgage Lender

    Best Overall Lender

    • Accord Mortgages
    • Halifax Intermediaries
    • HSBC UK

    The final lender category is Best Lender for Partnership with Mortgage Club which is decided upon by the Mortgage Club team. There is no shortlist for this award and the winner will be announced at our awards ceremony in October.

  5. Stage 5 – Judging

    All finalist submissions will be judged by panels made up of representatives from the L&G Mortgage Club alongside industry experts and peers. We will invite representatives from Lender firms to judge the broker awards, and vice-versa.

  6. Stage 6 – Winners Announcement

    Our 2021 winners will be announced live at our 2021 awards ceremony, which is currently scheduled to take place on Friday 22nd October at The Guildhall, London, government guidance at the time permitting.