Rating Agencies & Accreditation
We work closely with a number of trade bodies and associations to ensure we continue to deliver market leading products and services to our clients.
Our servicing division is ranked by Standard & Poor’s (S&P). We currently hold an “Average” ranking as a primary servicer of residential mortgages and consumer finance in the UK. S&P has also awarded the group a Special Servicer ‘Average’ rating at its first attempt.
We are also:
- Regulated and authorised by The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
- Accredited by Investors in People – Servicing Division
- Financial Supplier Qualification System (FSQS) qualified
- Cyber Essentials Plus certified
- Accredited to ISO 27001 – Managed IT services
- A PCI-DSS Service Level 1 Provider
- Accredited to ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System
- A Real Living Wage Employer
- A Disability Confident Committed Employer
As a member of UK Finance we have access to the latest information and current trends in the mortgage market.
The Investment Association (IA)
We are a member of the IA, the trade body that represents Investment Managers & Asset Management Firms in the UK.
The Financial Services Forum
Being a member gives us exclusive access to current trends and changes across marketing and financial services.
The Investing and Saving Alliance (TISA)
We are an active member of TISA and support its remit across the financial service industry.
The Building Societies Association
We're proud to be an Associate Member of this prestigious organisation that supports and represents 43 building societies, and 25 million UK customers.
We are proud to have won a number of awards over the years, as well as being shortlisted for many more.
- Target’s Mortgage Hub has won the the ‘Innovation Award of the Year’ in the National Credit Awards
- Shortlisted in 2021 Womenspire Awards for achievements in gender equality
- Winner of the ‘Best Inclusion Strategy’ Award: Welsh Contact Centre Awards
- Target B’s Mortgage Hub Highly Commended in the Innovation Award for Technology Providers: 2021 Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards
- Named a Responsible Business Champion: 2020 Business in the Community (BITC) Responsible Business Awards
- Top 3 in the ‘AI Innovation of the Year’: Digital Leaders 100 Awards
- Shortlisted for ‘HR Director of the Year’ (Rhiannon Williams): Wales HR Awards
- Winner of the ‘Best HR Professional in Financial Services’: Wales HR Awards
- Silver Award for ‘Trainer of the Year’: Welsh Contact Centre Awards
- Winner of the ‘Best Diversity and Inclusion Initiative’: CIPD Awards
- Winner of ‘People Development’ Award: Welsh Contact Centre Awards
- Shortlisted for ‘Finance Team of the Year’: Finance Wales Awards
- Runner up for the ‘Excellence in Treating Customer Vulnerability’ Award: Credit Awards
- Winner of the ‘Best Credit Services Provider’: Credit Today Awards
- Commended ‘Best Structured Products Service’: Moneyfacts Investments, Life & Pensions Awards
- Highly commended for the ‘Best Debt/ Arrears Management Strategy’: Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards