The Lloyds Bank - National Business Awards UK 2017

13th November 2018


Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking is committed to helping brilliant British businesses succeed. We’re proud to be the headline sponsor of the National Business Awards for the third year running so that we can recognise and celebrate those businesses which are flourishing.

We are committed to helping Britain prosper, providing British business with the tools and guidance needed to achieve their ambitions whether it is to start-up, scale-up or trade overseas. We’re proud to be growing our lending to small businesses by £1bn a year and by approving 8 out of 10 business loan and overdraft requests*. We’re delivering the support British manufacturers need to compete globally through our UKTI partnership and are addressing the sectors skills gap through our £5m investment in the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre.

Our aim is to build strong, long-term relationships with our customers through listening to their needs and understanding their business objectives. We are proud to continue our association with the National Business Awards, demonstrating our commitment to supporting the growth of UK businesses and we look forward to seeing the calibre that the best of British business has to offer at this year’s event.

*8 out of 10 statistic relates to period April 2012 to May 2015.

Lloyds Bank's categories

The Small to Medium Sized Business Of The Year

Celebrating the contribution of SMEs to the UK economy, this Award recognises those who have maintained consistent growth and strong financial performance, understands its customer, has an engaged workforce with effective leadership, and is continually innovating to support future growth. 


New Business of the Year

If you are a high performing new company with an innovative edge and something to shout about, this could be your award. This award recognises those that have exceeded their initial targets for growth and already show a significance within the industry.


The Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award

New for 2016. The Positive Social Impact Award celebrates the organisations bringing their values to life through a range of social impact initiatives.

Recognising those achieving social impact through partnership, investment, pro-bono work, or employee led initiatives.


The Lloyds Bank Mid-Market Business Of The Year

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 publicly-listed company with a turnover of between £25m to £500m.


The Lloyds Bank Exporter of the Year Award

Recognising the successful British businesses that have achieved the highest and most sustainable levels of international growth through exporting, this Award focuses on all aspects of exporting and is looking for sustainable exporting models and innovative practices.


All lending is subject to status.

Lloyds Bank plc. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under Registration Number 119278. We subscribe to The Lending Code; copies of the Code can be obtained from (The Lending Code standards apply to micro-enterprises that employ fewer than 10 persons and have a turnover or annual balance sheet that does not exceed €2 million). The Lloyds Banking Group includes companies using brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland and their associated companies. More information on the Lloyds Banking Group can be found at


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