• The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards launched the official start of its entry campaign on Friday, joining Women Ahead at its International Women’s Day event to celebrate the role women are playing in British business today. Browse the 16 categories of business awards and register now to get started with your entry.

  • The robots are coming, and we’re not prepared for when they take over. But Open Study College, which was a finalist for the Customer Focus Award at the Lloyds National Business Award this year, has developed a way to fight back, to equip people with the skills and training to adjust to this future: distance learning...

  • Comma Group and Nutcracker Agency were both nominated for New Business of the Year at last year’s Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. They may have been rivals in the competition, but meeting through the event was the start of a unique working relationship: Comma appointed Nutcracker as their marketing agency shortly after the Awards Ceremony.


  • Only resilient organizations will survive and prosper over the long term. To help them, BSI has developed the world’s first Organizational Resilience Index report and benchmark tool that can show them just how resilient they are.

  • Meet the people and the companies bringing invention and enterprise to all corners of the UK. In every corner of Britain, businesses are doing amazing things every day. On November 13, the most enterprising regional firms will step into the limelight at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. 


  • So much has been written about Al at an abstract level recently that it's good to be able to talk about what's really happening. Who is doing what, where are they doing it and why? That's what this PAC survey and report gives us and why Fujitsu has enthusiastically supported the initiative.


  • Virgin Atlantic are the official travel partners for the 2018 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards,  celebrating and rewarding true excellence in business.

    Virgin Atlantic was founded by Sir Richard Branson over 30 years ago. He knew the UK aviation industry needed an injection of style, and wanted to make air travel exciting and enjoyable again.

  • Only 19% of organisations are using data effectively to improve customer relationships. Yet data is still recognised as an integral part of driving business success.  A new report from Experian has revealed that UK business are besieged by information overload and are struggling to gain a true understanding of their customers…


  • We caught up with Advisory board member and Exporter of the year judge Allyson Stewart-Allen, for an insight on becoming this year’s exporting winner…

  • In-light of our newest category, The Fujitsu Artificial Intelligence Award introduced this year, Clive Hickman and Jeremy Hadall outline ten changes they expect to see over the next five years as a result of automation...


  • Here are our top 10 tips for creating an award-winning entry to the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2018


  • The Secret of Success

    06 Jun 2018

    This new study looks into the strength and success of UK businesses across the UK ahead of this year’s Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The report identifies the nation’s new business ‘capitals’, from the best connected cities to the biggest talent hotspots.


  • The National Business Awards is proud to announce ‘The Fujitsu Artificial Intelligence Award’ and the ‘Experian Data Excellence Award’ as two new and exciting categories for 2018.

  • Wednesday 25th April: The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards opened trading at London Stock Exchange to celebrate the official 2018 awards launch.  

    In true style, the launch welcomed back sponsors, judges, partners and a selection of previous winners and finalists to hear their success stories since entering.

  • Following a successful year of celebrating the Best of British Ambition for businesses across all sizes and disciplines, the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards have returned and are accepting entries for the 17th edition...

  • After a career spanning over 25 years working in the HR profession, entrepreneur Wendy Dean spotted a gap in the market to provide hands on support for companies looking to progress through better engagement with their staff.
  • An MBA graduate is taking on IT consulting giants like Accenture and Capgemini – and beating them.
  • Britain’s greatest ever distance runner, Sir Mo Farah, will be the headline speaker at this year’s Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, which will take place on the 14th November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

  • The idea of an organisation having a purpose that is bigger than the individuals it employs is a powerful one, and is something that National Business Award finalists War Child epitomise. Shortlisted ...
  • British Airways have today been confirmed as travel partners for the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Described as “the Oscars of great British business” by David Cameron, Former Prime Minister, this year’s award ceremony will celebrate the Best of British Ambition.

  • When Jenny Knighting founded Nutcracker Agency in May 2014 her friends and family were thrilled, yet sceptical about the rate of growth she envisaged. Fast-forward three years and Jenny and the team have smashed those projections with a year-on-year growth of 96%, and are now finalists for the New Business of the Year at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Here’s what she’s learnt along the way.

  • Ahead of the judging process for finalists in early September, we speak to some of the judges from the Smith and Williamson Scale-up business of the year category, for advice and top tips on what they ...
  • Carpet Runners UK, a Grimsby-based e-commerce business has expanded on an international-scale, following the triggering of Article 50 and National Business Awards success. Since being named finalists ...
  • QBE Business Insurance's David Hall, Managing Director for Retail goes discusses the impact of Brexit for Exporting Britain, and how their new report reveals that the demand is there for UK business to take advantage of.


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