• The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2016 today announced that Amazon is sponsoring this year’s Digital Business of the Year category...
  • Looking for the secret formula? In the modern workplace, an engaged workforce makes all the difference. It's no longer just about salary; the best employees are seeking out workplaces that offer a range of benefits. Today we're lifting the lid on how 10 of the UK's best workplaces create well-rounded employee engagement programmes that reward effort, support development and foster a great company culture.
  • We chat to Simon to see how an average day goes by as MD of Vonage, sponsor of the Business Enabler category...
  • As winners of the 2015 Customer Focus Award, Rebecca Mayhew, Co-founder and Director of Go Ape takes us through a step-by-step guide of her National Business Award journey.... 
  • The National Business Awards celebrate the best in British business and the sustainability category is a prestigious as part of this. We continue to see exciting entries in this field every year and a ...
  • Since launching in 2007, Tangle Teezer are teasing the world with innovation, having revolutionised the hairbrush market...
  • A Q&A with Caroline Diehl

    21 Apr 2016 Sam Fisher
    Caroline Diehl is CEO of the Media Trust and a member of the National Business Awards Advisory Board. We spoke to Caroline about her role and her thoughts on the awards...
  • We check up on Unidays, winners of the Lloyds Bank Digital Business of the Year 2015, and see how they've been getting on since their win.
  • The UK now produces more start-up businesses per capita than the US. The report argues that, despite this success in creating new businesses, not enough of these start-ups are scaling-up into large companies, and Britain still has a lower proportion of large companies than the US and other nations.
  • For new or small businesses, hiring your first staff can look like a minefield of rules and paperwork. Howard Kennedy's legal expert Carolyn Brown give us her top 5 legal tips on employing your first staff.

  • It has been reported that frustrated customers are hanging up on premium-rate helplines and turning to social media as their first port of call when making complaints — however almost a quarter of all customer queries on Twitter don’t receive any response.

    Are you an organisation that provides good customer service via Twitter?  Why not enter our Leaderboard?

  • Hiring your first team is the most crucial in whatever sector. Being in food retail, my team are such an integral part of the model and you have to objectify that cruciality from day one & here is a few tips to do just that...
  • To succeed, tomorrow’s managers need vision, values and respect for clients and employees, writes The Time's Laura Whateley.
  • Vonage Business Enabler of the year winners, Fifteen Digital, celebrate their National Business Award 2015 success with its 10th birthday, rapidly-growing business and innovative solutions for forthcoming projects.
  • We are open for entries

    02 Mar 2016 Rohma Ahmed

    The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards have returned and are accepting entries for its 15th edition. This year’s awards celebrates the Best of British Ambition for businesses of all sizes and disciplines, who demonstrate business attributes from future skills, Best of British leadership to Exporting UK Enterprise and growth. David Cameron, Prime Minister said, “These awards are rightly the Oscars of great British business.” 

  • MVF is one of the UK's fastest growth tech companies and is an international leader in customer acquisition and lead generation. The company was set up in 2009 and has transitioned from dynamic start- ...
  • *Bt Group, Premiership Rugby And Crown Paints Ltd Amongst The Victors *
    *Carolyn McCall OBE named Ashridge Business School Leader of the Year*
    *Tony Pidgley CBE awarded Lloyds Bank Excellence in Business*
    *Special guest appearance from rugby legend Jonah Lomu*
    * Buzz Aldrin headline speaker of the evening*


  • After seeing many people on low calorie diets and meal replacements, nutritional expert Joe Wicks and his business partner Ben Smith set out to change people’s lives forever. Joe created a plan to edu ...
  • Innovation and staff engagement are key aspects that drive Crown Paints’ ongoing sustainability strategy
  • Joe Carnell, Founder of üGOT can be described by most as a "painstaking perfectionist". After leaving school at 19, Joe dived straight into the world of business with top marketing company 'Creative J ...
  • European uncertainty challenges SMEs

    29 Oct 2015 Guy Rigby, Head of Entrepreneurial Services, Smith & Williamson

    “Nearly one third of UK SMEs which responded to Smith & Williamson’s quarterly Enterprise Index survey have delayed their investment plans following problems in Greece and subsequent uncertainty in Europe,” says Guy Rigby, head of entrepreneurial services at Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group.

  • University of Exeter graduate Ed Vickers came up with the idea for his “more than profit” social enterprise whilst volunteering at Crosslines Homeless Charity in Exeter. Following requests for spare s ...
  • The 2015 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards Ashridge Business School Leader of the Year finalists have been revealed as Sebastian James, Chief Executive of Dixons Carphone; David Mobbs, Chief Executive of Nuffield Health; Carolyn McCall OBE, Chief Executive of Easyjet; Ray Kelvin CBE, Founder and Chief Executive of Ted Baker and Gavin Patterson, Chief Executive of BT Group.

  • Luminus Group, a not-for-profit housing provider is passionate about developing and investing in all their members of staff. 


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