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Wesleyan continues its winning ways

Wesleyan Assurance Society is celebrating after it was named one of the financial industry’s top innovators at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

The Birmingham-headquartered mutual added another award to its growing collection of accolades when won the best financial advice initiative category at the Financial World Innovation Awards 2013 for its Retail Distribution Review model.

The awards, hosted by The Institute of Financial Services University College, at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London, are designed to recognise innovative initiatives that demonstrate excellence, inspiration and creativity in the financial services industry.

Wesleyan was praised for its response to new RDR regulations affecting the way customers pay for financial advice on investment products, designed to boost consumer confidence and trust by making the charging process more transparent.

Speaking after the awards Samantha Porter, Group Sales and Marketing Director said: “The introduction of RDR brought some big changes within the industry and it quickly became a key priority for us. We fully supported the objectives and integrated them into our own ongoing strategy.”

Chris Ray, Director of Communications and Alumni Services at ifs University College, said: “Once again, the 16th annual Financial Innovation Awards demonstrated the wide breadth and high standards of creativity and innovation throughout the industry.

“In a year of extraordinary change, all of the nominees and winners can be extremely proud of their achievements.

“We’d like to congratulate Wesleyan Assurance Society for their outstanding commitment to innovation throughout the past year.”

Wesleyan Assurance Society is celebrating after it was named one of the financial industry’s top innovators at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

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