The Compliance Register Platinum Awards© have been running since 2003 and celebrate the achievements of firms and individuals who demonstrate exemplary service to Compliance and Regulation. The awards are judged by the independent body ACE (The Academy of Compliance Excellence) based on client nominations and are fiercely contested by some of the largest financial services, law, recruitment and compliance consultancy firms.


2019 - Most Innovative FinTech/RegTech Firm

For the second year running Compliancy Services’ regtech business received an award, this time reflecting our innovation in offering an SMCR Toolkit as an online service within our regtech platform. More than 225 firms have enjoyed the service, and this has helped to inform firms about the SMCR implementation process and minimise the regulatory burden. Firms now have the opportunity to explore Compliancy.SMCR, our system designed to help keep firms on track with the continued management of their SMCR responsibilities.  Ben Mason, Joint CEO, was delighted with the award “We’re delighted our continued efforts in regtech and innovative culture have been recognised. We never settle and are always looking for opportunities to keep Compliancy Services and our clients one step ahead.”

2019 - John Burns – Best Compliance Consultant

John Burns, our Payment Services Director, is one of the leading Payment Services experts and is peerless in his field. He is seen by entrepreneurs and influencers in banking and payments as the go-to person in the industry and is a trusted advisor on payment services regulation and compliance. This award was presented to John in recognition of his quality of advice, skills, knowledge and industry reputation. Kumar Ved, Managing Director, said “We couldn’t be more thrilled for John. This award is truly deserved for his commitment, extensive knowledge and his ability to apply that to our client’s businesses.” John said “I am delighted and honoured to be awarded Best Compliance Consultant. Thank you to all my clients who supported my nomination”

2019 - Matthew Baxter – Rising Star of the Year

Matthew Baxter was presented with the award for Rising Star of the Year, recognising a young compliance professional (aged 35 or under) who has made a positive contribution to the standards of regulatory compliance and/or financial crime compliance. Director of Operations, Steve Robertson commented “Matthew has worked extremely hard to get to where he is today. Matt joined Compliancy Services two years ago as a raw 22-year old with limited exposure to financial services. He threw himself wholeheartedly into the firm’s Graduate Development Programme and is already showing an exceptionally wide range of skills despite his tender years. We are extremely proud of his achievement and know that he is fully deserving of this prestigious award”.

Other Awards 

2018 - Best Consultancy/Law Firm - Payment Services
2018 - Most Effective FinTech/RegTech Firm
2017 - Best Consultancy/Law Firm – FCA/PRA Authorisations
2015 – Most Innovative Consultancy/Law Firm