Honours & awards

unbiased.co.uk Media Awards 2016 (to be announced in February 2016)

ShortlistedValue of advice article of the year

ShortlistedInvestment article of the year

ShortlistedPension article of the year

 

Towers Watson Media Awards 2015

Fiduciary management journalist of the year

The awards celebrate excellence in business journalism in the areas of human resources (HR), pensions, benefits and institutional investment.

The awards programme consisted of nine topic-specific journalism categories judged by an expert panel, which included senior industry figures such as Mary Humiston, group HR director at Rolls-Royce; Stella Chaplin, head of pension at Atkins Global; Chris Wagstaff, investment committee chairman of MNRPF; and Arthur Walford, chairman of the Bupa Pension Scheme. In addition, three new publication of the year awards were decided by public vote.

State Street Institutional Press Awards 2013

Journalist of the year – pensions issues

State Street Announces Winners of 2013 Institutional Press Awards
Nov 13, 2013
LONDON — State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced the winners of the twelfth annual State Street UK Institutional Press Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in institutional financial services reporting.

Launched in 2002, the State Street Institutional Press Awards were the first of its kind in the UK. Building on the success of previous years, the 2013 Awards honour the contributions of journalists covering institutional investment, pensions, and investor services and technology issues over the past year. With nearly 150 entries, the competition was strong. Entries were judged by an independent panel of industry professionals led by Charles Batchelor, a veteran financial journalist, now, a freelance writer, and financial services freelance writer, Julian Marr. The two lead judges were supported by the following executives from the UK and European financial services industry.

Malcolm McLean, OBE, consultant, Barnett Waddingham
Pietro Poletto, global head of ETFs, London Stock Exchange Group
Lindsay Tomlinson, former chairman of the NAPF and BGI/BlackRock
Tracy Blackwell, director and co-head of Asset and Liability Management, Pensions Corporation

More details at: http://bit.ly/17VLhNP

Headlinemoney Media Awards 2013

Shortlisted – freelance financial journalist of the year

Towers Watson Excellence in HR Journalism Awards 2013

Runner-up, employee engagement journalist of the year

Headlinemoney Awards 2011

Runner up – pensions writer (trade)

Pensions Management’s Pádraig Floyd just missed out on the top accolade, although the judges were at pains to point out that his submissions contained three ‘good and engaging’ articles.

‘As someone who has been an editor in this sphere for several years, he obviously has a really terrific grasp of what he is writing about; there is understanding and depth here,’ one judge pointed out.

Santander UK Personal FInance Media Awards 2009

Runner up – trade journalist

Headlinemoney Media Awards 2009

Shortlisted – trade columnist & pensions journalist (trade) categories

Resolution Asset Management Institutional Journalist of the Year Awards 2007

Institutional Journalist of the Year

Resolution Asset Management Institutional Journalist of the Year 2007

Runner-up – Journalist’s Journalist

Headlinemoney Media Awards 2007

Shortlisted – Journalist of the year (trade) & pensions writer of the year (trade) categories

Bradford & Bingley Personal Finance Awards 2006

Trade Personal Finance Journalist of the Year: This award, now in its fourth year, went to Pádraig Floyd, High Net Worth. The judges highlighted his industry knowledge and an ability to take complex subject matters and make them digestible for his readers.

Headlinemoney Media Awards 2006

Shortlisted – Journalist of the Year (trade media)

Aon Consulting’s 22nd Pension & Investment Journalist of the Year Awards 2005

Technical Pension & Investment Journalist Of The Year

Aon Consulting’s 21st Pension & Investment Journalist of the Year Awards 2004

Runner-up, Technical Pension & Investment Journalist Of The Year

Aon Consulting’s 20th Pension & Investment Journalist of the Year Awards 2004

Runner up – technical

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