Awards

IG has been a consistent winner of industry awards in recent years, receiving recognition for everything from the quality of our customer service and our innovative technology to being an outstanding place to work.

Top employer award

IG Group was recognised for a seventh successive year as one of Britain's Top Employers in 2015, based on independent research by the CRF Institute. The study concluded that IG Group has excellent HR policies, offering its staff exceptional working conditions and an informal, friendly culture.

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UK awards

  • Best Multi Platform Provider 2016 - ADVFN International Financial Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Platform 2016 - ADVFN International Financial Awards
  • Best Finance App 2016 - ADVFN International Financial Awards
  • Best Investor Education 2015 – Shares Awards
  • Best Online Trading Platform 2015 – Shares Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2015 – What Investments Readers' Award
  • Best Overall Personal Wealth Provider 2015 – Online Personal Wealth Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2015 – Online Personal Wealth Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2014 – Investors Chronicle and FT Awards 
  • Best CFD Trading Platform, Best Forex Trading Platform & Best Spread Betting Provider - MoneyWeek Reader’s Choice Awards 2014
  • Best Overall Personal Wealth Provider 2014 – Online Personal Wealth Awards
  • Best CFD Provider 2014 – Online Personal Wealth Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2014 – Online Personal Wealth Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2014 – City of London Wealth Management Awards
  • Best CFD Provider 2014 – Shares Awards
  • Best Spread Betting Provider 2014 – What Investment Readers' Awards
  • Best Forex Mobile & Tablet Application 2014 – UK Forex Awards 

We’ve also rated highly in several key performance categories including:

  • Reliability of trading platform
  • Trading platform features
  • Range of trading tools
  • Range of instruments to trade
  • Education materials available
  • Ease of account opening

Overseas recognition

IG Australia has won several awards in recent years, including: 

  • No.1 for Overall Satisfaction for CFDs and FX – Investment Trends 2015
  • Best CFD Provider – Winner at The Bull 'Stockies' Awards 2014
  • Best Forex Provider – Winner at The Bull 'Stockies' Awards 2014
  • Australia’s best mobile trading offering – Investment Trends Australia CFD Report September 2014 and 2015

IG France won the following awards recently:

  • No.1 for Overall Satisfaction for FX – Investment Trends Report 2015

IG Singapore won the following awards recently:

  • Most Preferred Forex Provider – Share Investor Awards 2014
  • No.1 Forex Provider – Investment Trends September 2013 FX Report

IG Germany has won several awards, including:

  • FuchsBriefe award for CFDs (Best CFD Broker in Germany) 2012
  • FuchsBriefe award for Forex (Best Forex Broker in Germany) 2013
  • Euro am Sonntag award for CFDs (Best CFD Broker in Germany) 2013
  • Brokertest award fort CFDs (Best CFD Broker in Germany) 2016

IG South Africa has also enjoyed consistent recent success:

  • Top Online Broker – Business Day Investor's Monthly Stockbroker Awards 2015
  • Best Platform for Active Day traders – Business Day Investor's Monthly Stockbroker Awards 2013 and 2014

IG Switzerland won the following awards recently:

  • Best Print Marketing Campaign – Wealth Briefing Swiss Awards 2015

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What we do

We provide active traders with fast and flexible access to the world’s financial markets through our suite of award-winning dealing platforms and apps.

Who we work with

We have over 152,600 active clients worldwide, with a proportion recruited through carefully chosen third-party institutional providers.

Our vision

Our aim is to become the default choice for active traders globally, by offering leading-edge technology, a diverse product range and outstanding service.

1 Based on number of active UK financial spread betting accounts (Investment Trends UK Leveraged Trading Report, released October 2016); for CFDs, based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, October 2016).