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We are honoured to have been recognised over the years by receiving accolades on local, national and international levels.

FinTrU named Company of the Year and Employer of the Year at the AIB Business Eye Awards 2023 Image

FinTrU named Company of the Year and Employer of the Year at the AIB Business Eye Awards 2023

In December, we were honoured to pick up awards for both Company of the Year and Employer of the Year at the Business Awards. It also marked a hat-trick of results with this being the third year in succession that FinTrU was awarded Company of the Year.

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Two memorable wins at Belfast Chamber Business Awards 2023

The Belfast Chamber Business Awards celebrates the ongoing success of the city's business community. In October 2023, we were extremely proud to be recognised with two awards: Best Large Business to Work For and Diversity and Inclusion.

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FinTrU named in The Sunday Times 100, Britain's fastest-growing private companies 2023 Image

FinTrU named in The Sunday Times 100, Britain's fastest-growing private companies 2023

The Sunday Times has named FinTrU in its list of Britain's 100 fastest-growing companies. The list celebrates and applauds Britain's 100 leading entrepreneurial business, shining a light on the people leading these private companies.

FinTrU placed 78th in the list and is also the only Northern Ireland headquartered company to feature.

Double win at The North West Business Awards 2023

We were honoured to pick up awards for Contribution to the North West Economy and North West Business of the Year at the North West Business Awards on 9 June.

It was a wonderful night at the City Hotel Derry to celebrate the many successes of industry in the the North West region.

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The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards Best Company To Work For 2023 Image

The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards Best Company To Work For 2023

On Thursday 8 June, at a packed Titanic Belfast, we picked up the Best Company To Work For award at The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards.

This was the second year in a row that we have received this accolade, with the judging panel noting Febulous (a month of health and wellbeing activities across the company) and creating a sense of camaraderie and teamwork as contributing factors.

Digital DNA Workplace Of The Year 2023

We were thrilled to pick up the award for Workplace of the Year Digital DNA Awards in April.

Along with high commendation for Large Tech Company of the Year we were also delighted to receive the same commendation for our Chief Technology Officer Emma Pollock for Business Personality of the Year.

Thank you Digital DNA for a fantastic and memorable evening.

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Business Eye Company Of The Year 2022 Image

Business Eye Company Of The Year 2022

The Business Eye Awards are always a prestigious event and it was a huge accolade to be recognised as Company of the Year for the second year in succession.

Belfast Chamber Best Company to Work For & Business Success 2022

A double win at the Belfast Chamber Business Awards as we picked up the Business Success award and Best Company to Work For award.

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Double win at The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards 2022 Image

Double win at The Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards 2022

It was a night of double celebration at Titanic Belfast as FinTrU took home two awards: Best Employee Development Programme and Best Place to Work.

North West Business Awards – Large Business Of The Year 2022

We were recognised as Large Business of the Year at the 2022 North West Business Awards. The Awards recognise the work of the diverse and innovative businesses and individuals across the North West, making it a particularly prestigious accolade for any award recipient.

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Other Accolades

For the second year in a row, FinTrU was announced as one of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies by the Financial Times. The Financial Times, in partnership with Statista, sought to identify the 1,000 European companies with the strongest growth between 2017 and 2020  to feature in their annual FT1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies League Table.

We were honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade) in 2022 for ‘Outstanding Continuous Growth’ in overseas sales over the last six years.

 

In June 2021, we were awarded the Silver Diversity Mark for our continued commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The Diversity Mark is awarded to companies following an independent assessment process which ensures they have reached the required standard of commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion. FinTrU is one of seven organisations in Northern Ireland to have been awarded the Silver Diversity Mark out of 90 organisations.




In December 2020, we were named in The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 as the 42nd fastest-growing company across the whole of the UK. The league table features the UK’s 100 private companies with the fastest growth over the last three years.

 

FinTrU Founder & CEO, Darragh McCarthy, said “This is a fantastic achievement and something that all our employees should be immensely proud of. Each and every member of the team has played a crucial role in FinTrU’s success so far and this national recognition is testament to their hard work and dedication during their FinTrU careers.”

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Business Eye Company Of The Year 2021

We saw off stiff competition from some of Northern Ireland's best companies to be awarded The Company Of The Year at the 2021 Business Eye Awards. To be recognised for any award is always a huge compliment, but taking home top honours for Company Of The Year was an honour that can be shared by every one of FinTrU's employees.

Chamber Business Awards Global Player 2021

One of only five categories at  2021's Chamber Business Awards, The Global Player category winner is defined as:

“A business that has demonstrated significant and sustained growth internationally through harnessing the opportunity of overseas markets, proving that exporting can power business growth.”

We picked up the prize in what was a huge recognition of the hard work and commitment shown throughout the company. As the company continues to grow globally, the award was seen as a public testimonial as to how FinTrU continues to inspire global trust in tomorrow.

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Belfast Chamber Business Awards – Business Success Award 2021 Image

Belfast Chamber Business Awards – Business Success Award 2021

In October 2021, we won the Business Success award for the third year in a row.

Head of Business Banking Belfast at Bank of Ireland UK [the event’s sponsor] Paul McClurg said: “Despite the most challenging trading period in recent history, Belfast businesses have once again shown their resilience and have created some exceptional results under extreme pressure."

Digital DNA Workplace Of The Year 2021

The Digital DNA awards are widely regarded as the No.1 Awards for companies and individuals working within the fast growing and highly competitive tech industry in Northern Ireland.

The Awards celebrate the best of the NI tech industry across three key areas; Project, Individual and Company.

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