The winners of the the 17th Lloyds Bank National Business Awards have been announced! If you couldn't join us on 13th November, see the full list of winners below.
The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2018 Winners!
Leader of the year
Winner - Jayne-Anne Gadhia CBE, CEO Virgin Money
This Award is the highest accolade to be presented at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, and will go to an exemplary CEO who has successfully led a strategy for outstanding performance. A long list of potential candidates is compiled throughout the year to identify exemplary industry leaders from four recession-defying organisations.
The Customer Focus Award
The Digital Business of the Year
The Duke of York New Entrepreneur of the Year
The ELITE London Stock Exchange Group Scale-Up Award
Winner - Nexus Vehicle Rental
Recognising a market leading increase in sales, headcount, profitability, market share or geographical expansion over the last 3 years, this Award will go to the business demonstrating the highest levels of growth and a robust plan to deliver a sustainable financial performance.
The Employer of the Year
The Innovation Award
The Lloyds Bank Exporter Of The Year Award
The Lloyds Bank Mid-Market Business Of The Year
Winner - Shopper Media Group
Celebrating the contribution of mid-market businesses to the UK economy, this Award recognises businesses who continue to build on their success. Open to any company with a turnover of between £25m to £500m, who has demonstrated exceptional financial returns, strong growth and innovation strategies, and market prominence in its sector.
The Lloyds Bank New Business Of The Year
Winner - Gas Tag
If you are a high performing, new company trading for fewer than three years with an innovative edge and something to shout about, this could be your award. The Lloyds Bank New Business of the Year recognises those companies that have exceeded their initial targets for growth and already show importance within their sector or industry through significant product/service innovation and leadership.
The Lloyds Bank Small To Medium Sized Business of the Year
Winner - Net World Sports
Celebrating the contribution of SMEs to the UK economy, this Award recognises the Small to Medium-Sized Business that has maintained consistent growth and strong financial performance, understands its customer, has an engaged workforce with effective leadership, demonstrated effective use of technology/digital media to engage with all stakeholders (customers, employees, etc.) and is continually innovating to support future growth.
The Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award
Winner - Daily Sparkle
This award highlights the role of the private or PLC companies, often in partnership with the public and third sectors, in addressing social challenges and improving the communities in which they operate. The Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award will recognise those organisations that have achieved a meaningful and sustainable social impact through partnership, investment, pro-bono work, or through employee-led initiatives.
The Vonage Nexmo Business Enabler of the Year
Winner - Rotaready
This award celebrates businesses that help their customers or clients to increase sales and profitability through a competitive advantage, recognising the impact of ‘enablers’ that offer value beyond products, infrastructure and services. These businesses improve their customers’ or clients’ efficiency, develop their talent and diversity and implement catalysing innovation.
Inflexion Entrepreneur Of The Year
Winner - Margot Cooper – Limbs and Things
Focusing on the contribution of a dynamic, creative and visionary leader, this Award recognises an enterprising individual who has achieved sustained levels of growth and strong financial performance through a culture of innovation, resilience and an ethos of inspiring others through their leadership style.
The Experian Data Excellence Award
Winner - ClevelandPolice
This award celebrates businesses who understand that smarter data management is not only necessary in 2018, but that it can go far beyond regulatory compliance into competitive advantages, increased customer satisfaction, more engaged staff and a truly transformative experience for business.
The Fujitsu AI Pioneer of the Year Award
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