Voting Opens for the Online Money Awards 2022

It's time to cast your votes for the best businesses in the self-directed private investment and wealth sectors in the first ever Online Money Awards.


Holiston Media has announced that the voting period for its inaugural Online Money Awards is now open.


The awards, which are new for 2022, have received nominations from swaths of businesses across the award categories. Now, the organisers are calling on members of the public to cast their vote for the best in the business.


The voting period is open from 18th May for two weeks. “The Online Money Awards is a perfect platform for those companies championing high levels of service and product innovation, low-cost access to the markets, comprehensive market research tools and advanced educational programs,” explains Mike Boydell, Director at Holiston Media.


“Winning an award is a benchmark of success, providing businesses with a point of difference that will help raise their profile amongst their peers, whilst also rewarding staff for their hard work and attracting potential new customers,” adds Mike.


The Online Money Awards are organised in conjunction with The Armchair Trader, a highly experienced team of writers, each with a minimum 20-year track record in the market. The Armchair Trader now attracts more than 50,000 unique visitors per month. Comments founder, Michael Morton, “The new Online Money Awards align with our values perfectly. As a news service we are always endeavouring to promote the best companies available to active investors and traders.. Having a creditable recognition system such as The Online Money Awards to help us do this gives us a vehicle to put The Armchair Trader brand to. We’re incredibly excited to be involved and to promote these new awards.”                    


During the public voting period, Holiston Media, with the assistance of The Armchair Trader, will engage with the self-directed private investment and wealth communities encouraging them to select and vote for their preferred choice of companies across the 20 categories.


Public Voting takes place from 18th May to the 31st May. The awards are being sponsored by IG and the winners will be announced on the 1st July 2022.



About The Armchair Trader - our official awards partner

Established in 2011 to provide market intelligence to private investors and traders, The Armchair Trader are a highly experienced team of writers, each with minimum 20-year track records in the market.  The Armchair Trader now attracts more than 50,000 unique visitors per month, with over 534,000 unique visitors over a 12-month period to September 2021.

With the site having expanded to cover multiple asset classes, as well as offer a proprietary database of ISA products, 60% of the readership are self-directed private investors based in the UK.

Syndicated to, Master Investor and other outlets – including Google and Apple News, The Armchair Trader is a trusted and respected source of information for thousands of UK and overseas investors and traders.

Their mission is simple; To educate and inspire private investors. With greater access to the financial markets than ever before, we’d like to see everyone use the markets to grow their wealth and gain long term financial independence.


3rd May to 16th May 2022


The self-nomination period for the 2022 awards is now closed.

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18th May to 31st May 2022

The voting period to decide on the winners of the 2022 awards is now open Over the following weeks, the self-directed private investor and wealth communities will be engaged with and asked to cast their votes for their preferred choice of companies from the final awards nominations list.


1st July 2022


The winners of the 2022 awards will be officially announced.


Best Advisory Service

Best CFD Provider

Best Customer Service

Best ETF Provider

Best Execution-Only Broker

Best Forex Provider

Best Forex Trading Platform

Best Fund Group

Best Investment Trust Group

Best SIPP Provider

Best Spread Betting Provider

Best Stockbroker

Best Stocks and Shares ISA Provider

Best Trading Platform

Best Trading Tools

Best Wealth Investment Platform

Overall Personal Wealth Provider

CEO of the Year

Main Market Company of the Year

AIM Market Company of the Year

Growth Business of the Year



IG is a world-leading provider of online trading and investments. Founded in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we now serve 178,500 professional and retail traders worldwide. Each has access to more than 16,000 financial markets, unrivalled 24/7 trading and our award-winning platform and apps. ​Professional IG clients also enjoy special features that befit their experience, including lower margins, credit arrangements and, for high-volume pros, a percentage of their spread rebated each month. Most recently, we’ve partnered with pioneering financial media outlet Real Vision, to give our professional clients free access to exclusive videos and research from the biggest names in investment – a subscription usually worth thousands. You can find out more about our professional offering, and why so many traders around the world choose us, at

Awards Sponsorship Enquiries


Archie Humphries


Tel: +44 (0) 7597 166709