We're hitting the headlines
It's nice to be noticed. We're tremendously proud to have won these awards.
We’re honoured to have been named Australia’s ‘Coolest Company in Finance’. Judged by Jobadvisor.org, Australia’s employer branding and workplace culture matching platform, the title for World First was announced in November 2016 as part their annual hunt for Australia’s Coolest Companies.
This is the second Queen’s Award we’ve received following a win in 2009. It is the highest accolade for business success in the UK and given to companies recommended to HM TheQueen by the Prime Minister. The award recognises our growth, innovation and our role in helping thousands of SMEs around the world trade across borders.
We're proud to have been awarded a 5-star rating for Outstanding Value in International Money Transfers by CANSTAR, Australia’s premier financial data provider who help consumers make better financial decisions.
The Sunday Times ‘International 200’ list, compiled in partnership with HSBC, ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales. We’ve been a regular on the list over the past couple of years and in 2016, we were proud to be placed at number 7, the highest ranking for a financial services company!
Following multiple years of consecutive growth, World First UK regularly appears in the prestigious Real Business Hot 100 list, which recognises the UK's fastest growing businesses. We've now appeared on the list four times; in 2015 we were listed at no. 31 ahead of some other well-known privately-owned brands like the Design Museum, Wahaca and Bet365.
We are thrilled to be chosen as the leading customer-facing service business in Europe by the European Business Awards. This is a major accolade for us and our country as The European Business Awards programme is widely recognised as one of the toughest competitions in Europe.
Once again in 2015, we were recognised in the Sunday Times Best Companies Guide, with a First Class accreditation. We were named in the 100 Best Small Companies to Work For in 2013, achieving a Three Star Accreditation in 2013. Also we received an Outstanding accreditation (Two Star) in 2011 and a First Class (One Star) accreditation in 2010.
We are proud to have won the 2013 UK Customer Experience Award in the Financial Services - Banking and Investment category. We beat Barclays, HSBC, RBS, Yorkshire Building Society and Allen International to the prize that celebrates and promotes exceptional customer service.