Awards & Associations
The Queen’s Award For Enterprise:
The founders of ChangeGroup were extremely proud to be awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade by Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in 2006. The honour is awarded to companies who have shown exemplary operational excellence, financial results and leadership.
Since 1997, Europe’s 500 has been selecting and publishing a list of the top 500 growth entrepreneurs in Europe and has been awarding them for their outstanding achievements in generating sustainable growth and jobs.
ChangeGroup was presented with this exciting award by the former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.
Sunday Times Top Track 250:
As one of the biggest private mid-market growth companies in the UK, we have been very pleased to be a part of this listing of outstanding companies published by Top Track in conjunction with the Sunday Times newspaper.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year:
Our Chairman was very pleased to be chosen as a finalist for this very prestigious award, which celebrates and recognises successful entrepreneurs making a positive impact on their society and the economy, and the legacies they are building.
Dunn & Bradstreet:
We received a AAA credit score for our Danish Company which is testament to the financial strength of our operations.
Ambassadors for London Awards:
Bette Zackariya was extremely proud to receive this award on behalf of ChangeGroup for the redevelopment of a long term derelict prime property on Marble Arch in central London. Other contenders for the award included giants such as BT and British Gas.
Innovation & Excellence Awards:
ChangeGroup has been a leader in innovation in our sector, pioneering the development a range of security technologies, IT systems and even the world’s only laser guided moving bureau de change. ChangeGroup was presented with this significant award for our work in Innovation and in particular for our technology in Dynamic Currency Conversion for card payment systems and ATM operators.
Banque de France:
We are pleased that our financial strength, measured by profitability and balance sheet, has resulted in the French Central Bank giving our subsidiary The Change Group France SAS the highest possible rating of G3++ which is of great reassurance to our customers and partners.
DUS Excellence Award:
ChangeGroup has won the Gold and Silver placements of Dusseldorf International Airport’s Excellence Awards a number of times, highlighting our exemplary customer service and attractive, modern branches. As one of Germany’s leading airports with over 22 million passengers a year, we are proud to have met and exceeded their very high standards of operations excellence. A video of the awards ceremony can be seen here:
Acquisition International M&A Awards:
The M&A Awards are committed to commending those who work tirelessly throughout every stage of the merger process to navigate and guarantee the successful completion of transactions. ChangeGroup was presented with this respected award to recognise its extensive and successful history of completed M&A transactions and effective post-merger integration work.
The Sunday Times:
We were chosen amongst all the UK currency exchange competitors as the cheapest bureau de change for customers to order their currency online.
UK Corporate Excellence Award:
ChangeGroup was presented with this important award in the “Best for Employee Diversity and Equal Opportunity” category, recognising our commitment to supportive employment practices and diversity of our workforce, employing and supporting the growth and development of people of over 80 nationalities without discrimination on the basis of gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.