The most prestigious awards programme for the UK's best finance directors and their service providers. Created by Real Business in 2004, the awards are held in association with ICAEW and supported by the CBI.

Quick Nominate 2014 Winners


The FDs' Awards

Recognising role-model finance directors in UK-based businesses.

Do you know an outstanding FD? Give them the recognition they deserve by nominating below.


FTSE FDs' Awards

Based on financial research conducted with Jordans and testimonials from CEOs (No self-nominations in this section).

FDs Satisfaction Survey

FDs’ Excellence Awards (for service providers)

The ultimate test of service excellence, determined by the votes of more than 1,500 FDs in our annual Satisfaction Survey. These awards recognise accounting firms, banks, technology providers and other suppliers and advisers. We will also be recognising outstanding Bank Managers. Complete the survey here:

Satisfaction Survey

The Night

The glittering awards ceremony brings together CFOs and FDs from FTSE firms and private businesses, FDs of the future and the UK's very best service providers.

Regularly attended by senior government ministers, this is a memorable evening with Britain's best financial talent.



  • 19.00 - Champagne reception
  • 19.45 - Welcome speeches
  • 20.00 - Dinner
  • 21.00 - The FDs' Excellence Awards
  • 23.00 - Cash bar
  • 01.00 - Carriages
  • Dress code - Black tie


The FDs‘ Excellence Awards judging panel will be announced very soon...