The award is presented to the firm judged to have “outstanding potential to develop as a successful financial planning firm”.
The Jonathon Timms memorial prize, given to the candidate who produces the best financial plan that meets CFP standards, went to Bluefin financial planning consultant Neil Emburey.
IFP fellowship was awarded to Castle Court Consulting director Richard Gough and Cooper Johnston Wealth Management director Peter Cooper.
John Lamb Partnership associate Svenja Keller scooped paraplanner of the year and financial planning student of the year went to Melanie McHale.
IFP president Barry Horner said financial planning is set to become a dominant profession that rivals law and becomes the profession of choice for graduates.
He added: “I anticipate that this will be the case in the UK and I personally can’t imagine a more rewarding career.”