Smart Pension named as Master Trust of the Year in top financial awards

Smart Pension won the prestigious title in a tough category beating People's Pension, NEST, Aviva and Legal & General.

Pioneering workplace pension provider Smart Pension has been named Master Trust Offering of the Year at top European financial awards.

The digital pension platform won the prestigious title in a tough category – beating off the competition which included People's Pension, NEST, Aviva and Legal & General, it was announced last night/Thursday June 21 at the European Pension Awards 2018.

Smart Pension co-founder and CEO Andrew Evans, said: "This is an outstanding achievement that recognises how far we've come as a master trust that was launched under three years ago."

"Today we provide pensions for more than half a million workers and 100,000 UK businesses and this week we also marked the milestone that we've reached £100m in Assets under Management."

"We set out to a build world-leading digital system capable of making workplace pensions seamless, accessible and affordable for businesses, while transforming the way the established pension industry works."

"It's great to have all our hard work recognised in these respected industry awards."

The same evening the firm handed over the title it had held for the last year to a new winner – the Digital Leaders 100 Fintech Innovation of the Year and overall winner, awards which recognise the UK's pioneers in long-term digital transformation.