Best UK businesses shortlisted for the Which? Awards 2014Shortlist for top brands in 2014 announced

24 April 2014

Which awards

The best retailers, supermarkets, banks and home appliances have been announced today in the shortlist for the Which? Awards 2014.

The Which? Awards publicly recognise and celebrate the very best businesses in the UK that consistently get it right for consumers. Each year the Which? Awards puts the spotlight on the importance of excellent customer experience, and those businesses that go the extra mile and build trust with their customers.

Which? Awards 2014 shortlist

The Which? Awards 2014 shortlist announced today is:

  • Best Car Manufacturer: Audi, BMW, Honda, Mazda and Skoda
  • Best Banking Brand: First Direct, M&S Bank, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society and The Post Office
  • Best Insurance Services Provider: John Lewis, LV=, Nationwide Building Society, NFU Mutual and Saga
  • Best Audio-Visual Brand: LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony
  • Best Photography Brand: Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony
  • Best Home Appliance Brand: AEG, Bosch, Miele, Neff and Siemens
  • Best Telecom Services Provider: giffgaff, Plusnet, Tesco Mobile, Utility Warehouse and Zen Internet
  • Best Customer Service: Ecotricity, RAC, Trailfinders, Utility Warehouse, First Direct and Lush
  • Best Retailer: John Lewis, Lakeland, Lush, Richer Sounds and Screwfix
  • Best Computing Brand: Amazon, Apple, Samsung and Sony
  • Best Supermarket: Aldi, Lidl, Marks and Spencer, Ocado and Waitrose

Best businesses in the UK recognised

Which? chief executive Peter Vicary-Smith said: "The Which? Awards have been celebrating the very best of business in the UK since 2007, each year recognising those companies and individuals who consistently get it right for their customers.

"This year's shortlist is no exception, with these companies proving that what's good for consumers is also good for business.  I look forward to announcing the winners in June as we put the spotlight on the importance of building and maintaining consumer trust in business."

The Which? Awards 2014 winners will be announced at a ceremony held on Thursday 19 June.

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