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Awards and recognition

The awards and recognition that we have received highlight the success of our decentralised model and customer-focused approach.

Ranked top for customer satisfaction

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Our success rests on strong relationships with satisfied customers, and we continuously strive to improve the products and services we offer. That’s why we are delighted to have been rated top for satisfaction 15 years running in an independent satisfaction survey for personal and business banking customers (EPSI Rating Group, 2009-2023). We have also been named as the most recommended provider for relationship / account management for SMEs by the Competition and Markets Authority's Independent Service Quality Survey (February 2024).

Customer story: Lane's Health - a family bank for a family business

Lane's health discovered a different way of banking with us, find out more about how our approach has helped to transform and grow this long-established family business.

Handelsbanken wins bank of the year

Handelsbanken has been awarded “Bank of the Year 2023” in Sweden by the Financial Times’ magazine The Banker. Handelsbanken was recognised for both its ambitious sustainability work and its stable profitability. Find out more via the link below.

2022 WealthBriefing Awards

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We are delighted to announce that Handelsbanken Wealth & Asset Management Opens in a new window has won the ‘Best specialist Wealth Manager with assets under management between £2 - 5 billion’ award at the 10th Annual WealthBriefing European Awards 2022.


The Telegraph Business Club - Handelsbanken film

On 24 February 2020, The Telegraph's Business Club Opens in a new window published a film on Handelsbanken. The Telegraph's Business Club aims to inform and offer interesting business insights to SMEs. The film explores Handelsbanken's decentralised business model and long-term sustainable values.

Humane Capital: Handelsbanken case study

Our Chief Communications Officer, Pernille Sahl Taylor, speaks to one of the world's leading HR thinkers and Professor of Business and Management at the University of Westminster, Vlatka Hlupic, about why Handelsbanken features as a case study in her latest book, Humane Capital.

Europe’s safest commercial bank

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We’re proud to have been recognised as Europe’s safest commercial bank, in Global Finance magazine’s ranking of the World’s Safest Banks 2023.