Leading Scottish IFA wins UK Awards
Intelligent Pensions, the leading retirement specialist headquartered in Glasgow’s International Financial Services District, has bagged two of the UK’s most prestigious financial services accolades at the 2012 Money Marketing Financial Services Awards.
In the first category, ‘Best Retirement Solutions Adviser’ the judges, a panel of top-level industry professionals, praised the company’s genuine status as a pensions specialist that puts clients in charge of their retirement, placing it ahead of Atkinson Bolton Consulting and Origen Financial Services.
To compound the company’s success, Intelligent Pensions also took gold in its other nominated category, ‘Best Annuity/Drawdown Specialist’, beating Hargreaves Lansdowne and Origen Financial Services into joint second place.
Of the Intelligent Pensions entry, the judges commented that the one word that came up again and again was ‘professionalism’. The panel also praised the freedom that the company’s services offer to its clients in retirement.
Intelligent Pensions managing director Steve Patterson said he was delighted to receive two awards against stiff competition.
“Being recognised as the best retirement solutions adviser in the UK by some of the leading industry professionals was a tremendous honour,” he said.
“Retirement planning is what we do and all that we do,” said Patterson. “To win both categories in our chosen field of expertise is testament to the quality of service and advice we are delivering to our clients.”
Income drawdown specialist Intelligent Pensions www.intelligentpensions.com has in excess of £300 million of funds under management.