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YourMoney Awards 2014

Best Online Share Dealing Provider 2014
Best Online Stocks and Shares ISA Provider 2014

Best Online Share Dealing Provider 2014 Best Online Stocks and Shares ISA Provider 2014

We're delighted to announce that yet again we have been voted 'Best Online Share Dealing Provider' by the readers of YourMoney. This is the seventh consecutive year TD has won this title and in addition to this, we've also been voted 'Best Online Stocks and Shares ISA Provider' To receive such long-standing recognition of our services is testament to the products and service we provide, and we will of course continue with our commitment to designing our services and tools around your investment needs.


Business in the Community Award Winner 2014

Business In The Community Awards 2014

Yorkshire & Humber Impact Award Winner

We are delighted to announce that TD Direct Investing is the Business in the Community (BITC), Yorkshire & Humber Impact Award Winner 2014.

The award is in recognition of TD's Volunteer Programme which creates valuable work experience opportunities and improves literacy and numeracy skills amongst young people.

CEO, TD Direct Investing said: “The reward of participation is felt throughout the organisation – at every level – and reflected in our day-to-day relationships.”

You can read more about this award on our News & Views page.


YourMoney Awards 2013

Best Direct Share Dealing Provider (for the sixth year in a row)

We are delighted to announce that readers of YourMoney have yet again voted TD Direct Investing as the ‘Best Direct Share Dealing Provider’ for the sixth year in a row.

YourMoney said: "TD's website uses a mixture of demos and clear-to-understand guides to help the investor through the online share dealing process. It also provides investors with market research that is up-to-date and accurate."

"TD's work into making sure that it is constantly on the lookout for ways to make the investment journey smoother ensures that this investment platform will likely be investors' favourite for quite some time."


Best International Share Dealing Service 2013 Award

Shares Awards 2013

Best International Share Dealing Service

It is with great pleasure we can announce that once again readers of Shares Magazine have recognised our international trading services to customers, voting TD Direct Investing once again the Best International Share Dealing Provider.

Shares Magazine is one of the leading industry publications for traders and has recognised TD’s services consistently at its awards.


MoneyAM Awards 2013

Best Online Education/Resources &
Best Online International share dealing

We are very pleased to announce that TD Direct Investing has been awarded Best Online International Share Dealing Service and Best Online Education / Resources at the MoneyAM 2013 awards ceremony.

These particular awards recognise the online access to 15 international markets available to TD’s clients, and our online Education, Tools and Resources.

MoneyAM is one of the UK's most comprehensive financial websites, and is a premier destination for those seeking personal finance information, stock market data, business news and comment. The awards aim to recognise the innovative and high quality of service and products from companies in the online world of finance.


YourMoney Awards 2012

Best Online Share Dealing Provider (for the seventh year in a row)
Best Direct Share Dealing Provider (for the fifth year in a row)

We are delighted to announce that readers of YourMoney have yet again voted TD Direct Investing as the ‘Best Online Share Dealing Provider’. This is the seventh consecutive year TD has won this title and in addition to this, it has also been voted as the ‘Best Direct Share Dealing Provider’ for the fifth year in a row.

To receive such long-standing recognition of our services is testament to the products and service we provide, and we will of course continue with our commitment to these high standards.


MoneyAM Awards 2012

Best Online International Share Dealing Service

We are very pleased to announce that TD Direct Investing has been awarded Best Online International Share Dealing Service at the MoneyAM 2012 awards ceremony.

This particular award recognises the online access to 15 international markets, available to TD’s clients.

The MoneyAM Online Finance Awards are in their fifth year and aim to recognise the innovative and high quality of service and products from companies in the online world of finance. The awards are voted for by more than 7,500 MoneyAM users.


City of London Wealth Management Awards 2012

Best Execution Only Equities Provider

We are delighted to announce that TD Direct Investing has won Best Execution Equities Provider at the City of London Wealth Management Awards 2012.

The City of London Wealth Management Awards recognises and promotes quality of service from Wealth Managers and Stockbrokers, with all winners being determined by investors voting independently.


Financial Times / Investors Chronicle Investment Awards 2011

Best Mobile Trading App

We are delighted to announce that TD has been recognised once again by the readers of the Financial Times/Investors Chronicle, who have named the TD Trading App as the ‘Best Mobile Trading App’ at this year’s awards.

The awards, which are the most sought after in the industry, are based on reader votes, recognising excellence in the field of stockbroking and financial services provision.

It is especially pleasing to receive this recognition following the launch the TD Trading App for iPhone and iPod touch in June 2011. This was followed in October 2011 by the launch of the TD Financial Spread Trading app, also for iPhone and iPod touch users.

We have already seen a great appetite for mobile trading among our customers and will be launching an Android version of the TD Trading App in the New Year.


Shares Awards 2011

Best International Share Dealing Provider (for the second consecutive year)

It is with great pleasure we can announce that once again readers of Shares Magazine have recognised our international trading services to customers, voting TD Direct Investing the Best International Share Dealing Provider for the second consecutive year.

Shares Magazine is one of the leading industry publications for traders and has recognised TD’s services consistently at its awards for the past six years.

Stuart Welch, CEO, TD Direct Investing said of the award: “We are delighted that TD has been recognised for its international service offering for the second year in a tow. Winning this award is testament to the continuous hard work that goes into maintaining the high standard of products and services we have available for our customers.”


MoneyAM Online Finance Awards 2011

Best Online Execution Only Broker (for the second consecutive year)
Best Online Overseas Trading Platform

We are very proud to announce that TD has been once again recognised for its execution-only services to customers at this year’s MoneyAM Online Finance Awards.

Users of MoneyAM have not only voted TD the Best Execution-Only Broker’ for the second year in a row, but also named our international service offering the ‘Best Online Overseas Trading Platform’.

The MoneyAM Online Finance Awards are in their fourth year and aim to recognise the innovative and high quality of service and products from companies in the online world of finance. The awards are voted for by MoneyAM users and last year over 7,500 votes were cast.


YourMoney Direct Awards 2011

Best Online Sharedealing Provider (for the sixth year in a row)
Best Direct Sharedealing Provider (for the fourth year in a row)

We are delighted to announce that the readers of YourMoney have named TD Direct Investing the ‘Best Online Sharedealing Provider’ for a record sixth consecutive year. In addition to this, they also have named TD the ‘Best Direct Sharedealing Provider’ for the fourth year in a row.

It is fantastic to receive such continued recognition of our services and we will continue in our commitment to ensure TD customers receive the same award winning products and services that helps them to trade and invest with confidence.


Financial Time / Investors Chronicle Investment Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded no fewer than four accolades at the prestigious Financial Times/Investors Chronicle Investment Awards.

The awards, which are the most sought after in the industry, are based on reader votes, recognising excellence in the field of stockbroking and financial services provision.

This year, readers named TD Direct Investing Execution-Only Stockbroker of the Year, Online Stockbroker of the Year, Best Stockbroker for Costs and, for the second year in a row, the Best Stockbroker for International Share Dealing.

Commenting on the awards, Darren Hepworth, Trading and Customer Services Director said:

"These awards are incredibly important to us as they demonstrate readers' and investors' confidence in our service portfolio which further reinforces the hard work and client focus from the entire team."


Daily Telegraph Wealth Management Awards

Best Executution-Only Service for Equities

We are very pleased to announce that TD has been awarded Best Execution-Only Service for Equitiesat this year's Daily Telegraph Wealth Management Awards.

The awards, which were presented by Dragons' Den's, James Caan, saw individual investors vote for the best firms in each sector, recognising and promoting quality of service from Wealth Managers and Stockbrokers.

On receiving the awards Jason Robinson, Director of Operations said at TD said:

"This is the first time we have entered into this particular awards ceremony so we are thrilled that we have been awarded Best Execution-Only Service for Equities."


Shares Awards

Best International Sharedealing Provider

We are thrilled to announce that once again readers of Shares Magazine have recognised our trading services to customers and voted us Best International Share Dealing Provider at this year's Shares Awards.

The annual Shares Awards are of great importance to TD with Shares Magazine being one of the leading industry publications.

Speaking of the awards, Jason Robinson, Director of Operations said:

"At TD we are constantly developing our international offering to ensure we provide the best service available to our customers, so I am thrilled that we have been awarded Best International Share Dealing Service. It’s true testament to the continuous work that goes into making us a leading share dealing service provider."


Investors In People (IIP)

Gold Standard and Good Practice Awaye - Health an Wellbeing

TD is proud to announce that we have been awarded the highest achievable accolade from Investors in People (IIP) for our people management practices. We have achieved Gold in our first year of being assessed putting
TD the top 0.7% of companies globally to reach this status.

In addition to being awarded Gold Status, TD has also been awarded with the Investors in People Good Practice Award for Health & Well-being for the company's Benefits and CSR Strategy.

IIP assessors interviewed a cross section of 84 employees from the company's five European offices - Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Luxembourg - to collate evidence of the company's people management practices. The results of the rigorous evaluation saw TD score 191 out of a possible 195 key requirements (the minimum benchmark to achieve Gold Status is 165 key requirements).

Sue Holt, Assessor at Investors in People said:

"TD achieved Gold Status through its excellent people practices, which have enabled it to position itself at the forefront of its field.

"The company has succeeded in gaining employees' loyalty and commitment by making it a great place to work; trust, empowerment, engagement, flexibility, well-being and opportunities being words that were often used by employees during the assessment to describe the TD culture.

"TD has proved to be a considerate employer that gives back to the community and recognises that its workforce is its most valuable asset. From my perspective, this was certainly one of the most interesting and enjoyable assessments we have carried out."


MoneyAM Online Finance Awards 2010

Best Online Execution-Only Broker

We are delighted to announce that TD has achieved another accolade for our online services to customers after being named the Best Online Execution-Only Broker at this year's MoneyAM Online Finance Awards.

The awards are voted for by users of MoneyAM, with over 7,575 votes cast from more than 2,750 MoneyAM users - making these the 'people's choice' awards.

We continue to invest in our platform to ensure we offer a great service that caters to our customers trading and investing needs, while also providing the research tools including market and company information to help our customers make informed decisions.

Commenting on the award, Darren Hepworth, Trading and Customer Services Director said:

"We are delighted to receive such fantastic recognition from the users of MoneyAM. It is a great endorsement of the hard work everybody at TD puts in to ensuring our customers continue to receive a great services and products from the UK's leading execution-only broker1."

1: Source: Compeer based on daily average retail trades for TD including its white label partners, as at Q2 2010.


Your Money Direct Awards 2010

Best Online Sharedealing Provider and Best Direct Sharedealing Provider

We are extremely happy to announce that TD Direct Investing has once again won Best Online Share Dealing Provider and Best Direct Share Dealing Provider, at this year's YourMoney Direct Awards.

This is now the fifth and third consecutive years where TD Direct Investing has won these highly coveted accolades, recognising the company's products, services and competitiveness within the industry.

Collecting the awards on the night, Jason Robinson, Director of Operations, TD Direct Investing said:

"We are so proud to be presented with these accolades, especially now that we have consistently held the titles for five and three years in a row.

"Our customers are at the heart of our business and it is for this reason why these awards are of the utmost importance to us. They are a true testament to the team here at TD Direct Investing and the work we do to ensure we continue to provide the best possible service and products."


Business In The Community

North West Community Impact Company of the Year

We are delighted to announce that TD Direct Investing has been named Business in the Community (BITC), North West Community Impact Company of the Year 2010, for our commitment, skills and time used in making a sustainable impact on the community.

The accolade is the first of its kind for TD Direct Investing , recognising the community work which takes place as part of the company's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy.


Employee Benefits Magazine

Most Effective Healthcare and Wellbeing Strategy

It gives us great pleasure to announce that TD Direct Investing has won Most Effective Healthcare and Wellbeing Strategy at this year's Employee Benefits Magazine Award's ceremony.

Employee Benefits Magazine is the definitive source of news, information, research and surveys for the benefits and HR industry in the UK and the Employee Benefits Magazine Awards are dedicated to celebrating the work UK employers do with their benefits.

TD Direct Investing was selected from a broad range of organisations and industries within the UK as the winner of this category due to our innovative suite of initiatives that are driven, in part, by the needs of our workforce via an annual survey.

In addition to this accolade, TD Direct Investing was also runner-up in the Total Reward Strategy category


'One Star' accreditation

Best Companies 2010

We are thrilled to announce that TD Direct Investing has achieved a 'One Star' accreditation from Best Companies, which is the name behind The Sunday Times 'Best Companies to Work For' survey.

This accolade constitutes a step up from the 'One to Watch' status we have achieved for the past two years, with a 'One Star' accreditation indicating that as an employer, TD Direct Investing is categorised as 'First Class'.

The Star Status is determined by a Best Companies Index and is calculated based on confidential responses to gauge how TD Direct Investing employees feel about the company. The topics they were questioned on included leadership, my manager, personal growth, wellbeing, my team, giving something back, my company and fair deal.

TD Direct Investing is profiled with the Best Companies Guide 2010. To view
TD Direct Investing's profile visit: www.bestcompanies.co.uk

For more information about working for TD Direct Investing and career opportunities visit: TD Direct Investing Careers


Financial Times / Investors Chronicle Investment Awards 2009

Stockbroker of the Year and Best Stockbroker for International Share Dealing

We are delighted to announce that TD Direct Investing was a double winner at this year's prestigious Financial Times / Investors Chronicle Investment Awards, with readers from both publications voting us 'Best Stockbroker for International Sharedealing' and the overall 'Stockbroker of the Year'.

The awards have been running since the mid 1990s and are designed to 'recognise those stockbrokers and other providers of financial services and products who offer their clients a truly excellent service and great products'.


The CIPD People Management Awards 2009

Best Company - Total Reward Category

In addition to our recent awards for customer service, we are also delighted to announce that we have won further recognition for our services to employees.

The judges at this year's Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Awards named TD Direct Investing the winner in the Total Reward category for our employee flexible benefit scheme, stating that despite the difficult times that has affected the financial services sector 'TD Direct Investing had introduced an imaginative scheme…'.

For more information visit www.cipd.co.uk/awards


Shares Awards 2009

Best Execution Only Broker

Once again readers of Shares Magazine have recognised TD Direct Investing at this year's awards, and have voted us to be the Best Execution-Only Broker. This is fantastic recognition of the services we provide to our customers, as Shares Magazine acknowledged by saying 'TD Direct Investing is well regarded for the continued excellence and work it does with customers'.

Commenting on the award, Jason Robinson, Director of Operations at TD Direct Investing said:

"The team at TD Direct Investing puts a lot of time and effort into ensuring we provide our customers with a simple, fast and easy online experience. We do not give advice so it is imperative that we provide the tools and resources to ensure our customers can carry out their trades and make their investment choices with confidence.

"This year we have introduced a range of new services to help our customer's trading decisions that we believe really makes us stand out from the crowd. For this reason we are delighted to have been voted the Best Execution-Only broker by the reader's of Shares Magazine. This is an accolade that makes us very proud and it is great recognition for all the hard work everybody at TD Direct Investing puts in to ensuring we continue to provide a fantastic service to our customers."


Your Money Awards 2009

Best Sharedealing Provider and Best Online Sharedealing Provider

TD Direct Investing has been named the 'Best Online Share Dealing Provider' for the fourth year running at this year's Your Money Awards. In addition to this, it is with great delight that we can announce that we have also been named the 'Best Share Dealing Provider' by readers of Your Money for the second year running. Both awards recognise our competitive products and service to customers both online and over the phone.


Your Money said

"TD Direct Investing's dominance in this category continues with a fourth successive triumph, and makes it a share dealing double by scooping the online award to go with its direct success."

"The internet has made share dealing much easier for private investors. In a matter of minutes you can research companies you are interested in and buy shares, as well as reacting to any news that might affect your holdings quickly. When it comes to online share dealing, one name stands out from the rest. Having won this award last year, TD Direct Investing retains its title for its continued excellence."


Best Companies

One To Watch 2009

It is with great delight that TD Direct Investing has been awarded with a 'One to Watch' accreditation for the second year running from Best Companies, the name behind The Sunday Times 'Best Companies To Work For' annual survey.

Our accreditation is based primarily on feedback from a confidential employee survey and demonstrates our continued commitment to 'continue to build the best team' by making our organisation a great place to work.

Strengths highlighted in the survey show TD Direct Investing as a leading employer regarding the 'Wellbeing' of its employees and the continued effort to 'Giving Something Back' to the community, as part of our ongoing commitment to our CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategy.

TD Direct Investing is profiled within the Best Companies Guide 2009. To view
TD Direct Investing's profile visit: http://www.bestcompaniesguide.co.uk

For more information about working for TD Direct Investing and career opportunities visit: TD Direct Investing Careers.


Shares Awards 2008

Best Online Trading Platform

We are delighted to announce that once again readers of Shares Magazine have recognised our trading services to customers and voted TD Direct Investing the winner in the 'Best Online Trading Platform' category at this year's Shares awards. The awards are based on feedback from readers and this is the third year in a row they have chosen to honour our trading services.


Your Money Awards 2008

Best Online Sharedealing Provider and Best Direct Sharedealing Provider

Once again, TD Direct Investing has been named the 'Best Online Sharedealing Provider' for the third year running at this year's Your Money Awards. In addition to this, it is with great delight that we can announce that we have also been named the 'Best Direct Sharedealing Provider' by readers of Your Money. Both awards recognise our competitive products and service to customers both online and over the phone.


Pauline McCallion, editor of Your Money, said:

"Online trading is becoming increasingly popular among UK consumers looking for access to a variety of investments at the click of a mouse. TD Direct Investing impressed the Your Money judges by offering access to a wide range of investments, including stocks and shares, mutual funds and even more complex instruments, such as contracts for difference and spread betting facilities.

"The fact that TD Direct Investing scooped both the online and the direct award this year proves its dedication to providing the information, tools and products its customers need to get the most out of their investments."


MoneyAM Awards 2008

Best Online US Market Trading Service

TD Direct Investing continues to get recognition for its international services, after being awarded Best Online US Market Trading Service at the MoneyAM Awards 2008.

With access to 16 international markets, 11 of which are available online, TD Direct Investing offers one of the most comprehensive international services available in the UK, and because trading rates are the same for both UK and International trades, TD Direct Investing's international services are also among the most competitive. It is therefore wonderful to receive an award dedicated to this service.


MoneyAm said:

"This is certainly recognition worthy of receiving as the winners were decided by MoneyAM users who cast their votes for the companies they believe deserved to win. Clearly TD Direct Investing has made a positive impression on our users in the category of "Best Online US Market Trading Service".


Best Companies

One to Watch 2008

TD Direct Investing is delighted to have been awarded with a 'One to Watch' accreditation from Best Companies, the name behind The Sunday Times 'Best Companies To Work For'


Participation with Best Companies is a reflection of our commitment to making TD Direct Investing a great place to work and our accreditation is based primarily on feedback from a confidential employee survey.

TD Direct Investing is profiled within the Best Companies Guide 2008. To view TD Direct Investing's profile visit: http://www.bestcompaniesguide.co.uk

For more information about working for TD Direct Investing and career opportunities visit: TD Direct Investing Careers.


2007 Shares Awards

Best Online Broker

TD Direct Investing is pleased to announce another award winning success after being voted the 'Best Online Broker' at this year's Shares Awards.


The award recognises TD Direct Investing's online services for both active traders and longer-term investors, which include UK and international equity trading, Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs), Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs), Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and Financial Spread Betting.

With access to a wide and diverse range of companies on 16 international markets, we can cater for all types of customer, and our 20 day extended settlement facility gives our online investors unrivalled flexibility while our ProTrader® account gives more sophisticated investors the tools they need for reliable, fast and secure trading.


2007 Your Money Direct Awards

Best Sharedealing Provider

TD Direct Investing is delighted to have won 'Best Sharedealing Provider' for the second year running in the Your Money Direct Awards. These awards recognise excellence in financial products and services delivered online and by phone, and are voted for by a panel of Your Money readers.


Naming TD Direct Investing as the 2007 winner, Your Money's Editor, Mike Collins, said:

"TD Direct Investing claims to offer a fast, secure, online trading service, and our judges found that this claim is perfectly justified in the light of their testing. For example, traders need the capability to react quickly and profitably to volatile markets and TD Direct Investing certainly provides this with its ultra-modern and state-of-the-art systems.

A broad range of options is available, along with access to expert research and extended settlement times - all features which impressed the judges to the extent that they awarded TD Direct Investing top spot again."

Further information about the awards can be found on the Your Money website.


2006 Shares Award

best International Sharedealing Service

TD Direct Investing is delighted to have won the 'Best International Share Dealing Service' in this year's Shares Awards. The awards serve to recognise the efforts companies are making to meet the needs of customers. They are based on ratings awarded by Shares magazine readers who were surveyed through the magazine and asked to provide a satisfaction rating for their service providers.


Naming TD Direct Investing as the 2006 winner, Shares said:

When it comes to overseas share dealing it is hard to beat the level of choice and value for money on offer from TD Direct Investing. The company provides access to 15 international stock exchanges through a single account - all for a flat rate online commission of just £12.50 per transaction.

TD Direct Investing clients can trade the major North American and Canadian markets online or by phone. This means that anyone who wants direct exposure to the key US companies has easy access via the NYSE, AMEX or NASDAQ exchanges. For those who want to take advantage of opportunities on the European markets there is a telephone dealing service allowing them to place trades on the French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swiss, Swedish and Belgium Bourses. Likewise there is telephone access to the Pacific Rim markets of Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.


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