The final deadline for entries to the Credit Awards is today, Friday, February 21, 2020, Credit Strategy can confirm.
The biggest, most respected awards programme in the profession rewards individuals, teams and businesses across 31 categories including ’Best Company to Work for’, ‘Special Recognition for Diversity & Inclusion’ and ’Vulnerable Customer Strategy of the Year’.
New judges have also joined the independent judging panel, which features risk, credit and collections executives from Nationwide Building Society, Shell, Virgin Money, United Utilities, Vodafone, Npower, HSBC and other major creditors.
Popular categories include Alternative Lender of the Year, Best Company to Work For and Vulnerable Customer Strategy of the Year, with the former split into three sub-groups in 2019, such was its popularity. Meanwhile, Best Company to Work For was split into provider and creditor sub-categories, with both 4most and Hitachi Capital hoping to retain their titles. Vulnerable Customer Strategy was also split in the same way, with Virgin Money hoping to defend its title.
Firms can enter as many of the 31 categories as they wish. Readers can also pick up tips for writing entries in our guide.
The 21st annual Credit Awards will be hosted by critically-acclaimed comedian Sean Lock. The award-winning comedian has been a familiar face on stage and television screens for more than 15 years. A team captain on Channel 4’s 8 out of 10 Cats, Lock has also been a host of Live at the Apollo and a frequent panellist on QI and Have I Got News For You.
Repeat winners in the past include Alphera, which won Car Finance Provider in 2018 and 2019.
He is also regular headline performer at London’s Comedy Store and has appeared at all the major comedy festivals around the world, including Edinburgh, Melbourne and Montreal.
To enter and book your table, visit the Credit Awards booking page. The final entry deadline is Friday February 21, 2020.