A financial management firm has been named as the best in the North West.

The Financial Management Bureau, in Kendal, won the award for being Best Adviser Firm in the North West at the Professional Adviser Awards in London.

FMB was also noted as one of the “Best Advisers to Work For” for the third year running.

Managing director Liz Beavis said: “We were able to keep the news secret so we could announce it at our annual conference the following day.

"We are all thrilled to win this award because it is based on technical excellence and the highest standards of client service.”