Bank of Scotland scoops three awards

The Bank of Scotland scooped three awards at the Business Finance Expo and National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers&#39 Gala Awards held on Tuesday.

The awards, held at the Natural History Museum, saw BoS win Business Bank of the Year, Online Banking Provider of the Year and Commercial Mortgage Provider of the Year.

Both Bibby Financial Services and the Paragon Group held onto the awards they won last year with Bibby scooping the award for Factor/Invoice Discounter of the year and Paragon Mortgages for Buy-to-Let lender of the Year. Paragon Commercial won Most Innovative New Product with its buy-to-let commercial mortgage product, which was noted as being a brave new entry and a flexible investment product.

Commercial First Mortgages left with two awards for Most Successful New Entrant to the Market and for Specialist Lender of the Year.

The Lifetime Achievement award went to Robert Lefroy, editor of monthly finance and banking magazine Business Money.