Awards celebrate product providers with best in class service and innovation to help make customers’ lives simpler.

Awards celebrate product providers with best in class service and innovation to help make customers’ lives simpler.

Published: 06 MARCH 2020

3 March 2020 - today announces the winners of The Simples Awards, a new initiative to celebrate companies that consistently deliver excellent service and innovation to help make their customers’ lives simpler.
The awards span motor and home insurance, money, mortgages, energy and broadband, with a winner chosen for both Service and Innovation in each category.
The Service award recognises the providers that have consistently delivered the highest quality of service to their customers, while the Innovation award recognises those that have provided technology and tools which are simple, intuitive and time efficient, or products that are innovative in their design and benefits. The awards celebrate those companies which have provided services, solutions and information to actively remove the pressures of making household financial decisions and make consumers’ lives simpler. is delighted to annonce the following winners:

The awards were judged by a panel of industry and media experts, including:

  • Simon McCulloch, Commercial Director, and Chair of the Simples Awards
  • Holly Thomas, Freelance journalist
  • Tara Evans, Digital Consumer Editor, The Sun
  • Jo Faith, Editor,
  • Mike Preston, Business Development Director - The
  • Martin Williams – Managing Director, Octo Telematics UK

Full details of the awards can be found on the Simples Awards hub on the website.

Simon McCulloch, director at, said

“I am thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural Simples Awards. These providers have gone above and beyond to make their customers’ lives easier and help remove some of the time and stress of household financial management. There was a lot of discussion between the judges over which providers should be crowned winners and runners-up for each category, which shows just how competitive these markets have become. We are excited to see what new innovations and services providers will deliver over the coming twelve months.”

Notes to editors: was launched in 2006 and has grown rapidly over the past fourteen years to become one of the UK’s leading price comparison websites. provides customers with an easy way to make the right choice for them on a wide range of products including motor, home, life, travel and pet insurance as well as utilities and money products such as credit cards and loans. actively works with its brand partners to help provide great services to customers. and are trading names of Compare The Market Limited. Compare The Market Limited is an insurance intermediary, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm Reference Number 778488).