With 15 categories up for grabs, all
businesses are encouraged to apply regardless of the size, scale and location
of their company
The prestigious Lloyds Bank National Business Awards honours Britain’s thriving business scene by recognising entrepreneurial companies, start-ups and SMEs that have set new standards of excellence across all sectors. Entries for the prestigious awards ceremony have opened today for its 19th year celebrating the best in business.
The LLoyds Bank National Business Awards is open to organisations of all sizes across all sectors in the UK, rewarding companies for their achievements and triumphs. With 15 categories up for bids, all businesses are encouraged to apply regardless of the size, scale and location of their company. Entrepreneurs, start-ups, global corporates and more are welcome to apply for the flagship awards programme, which recognises excellence, innovation and ethics in business. Our very own Scott English, Elite Business head of brand, will also be one of the judges at the awards ceremony.
“With 15 categories, the awards allow any successful organisation to tell their story, from large private and public companies to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs,” Sarah Austin, Awards Director said. “When it comes to business recognition, the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards are the ones to win.”
The awards programme encourages diversity of applicants – no matter the industry sector – as every business can stand a chance to clinch a trophy in their honour.
“All companies within the UK, whether public, private or third sector, are welcome—indeed positively encouraged—to enter this year’s awards programme, regardless of size, location or industry sector, Ms Austin added. “In fact, it is the diversity and range of our applicants, finalists and winners that makes this programme such a very special celebration of UK business.”
Today, businesses across the UK can enter into any of the 14 categories which focuses on achievements made over the last 18 months. The awards include The Lloyds Bank Exporter
of the Year Award, The Lloyds Bank
Mid-Market Business of the Year Award, The Lloyds Bank New
Business of the Year Award, The Lloyds Bank
Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award,
The Lloyds Bank
Positive Social Impact of the Year Award, The Castle Corporate
Finance Scale-Up Business of the Year Award, The Experian Data
Excellence Award, The Give a Grad a Go
Employer of the Year Award, The Inflexion
Entrepreneur of the Year Award, The Virgin Atlantic
Customer Experience & Loyalty Award, The Artificial
Intelligence Award, The Business Enabler
of the Year Award, The LDC Growth Through Innovation Award,
The New Entrepreneur
of the Year Award.
th award is for The Leader of the Year, the highest accolade in the National Business Awards programme. The award recognises the UK’s most high-profile leader and their impact on the culture and success of their organisation. Five CEOs will be shortlisted across various private, public and third sectors and the winner will be presented during the evening ceremony. Previous winners include Timpson CEO James Timpson, Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Carolyn McCall and Moya Greene (former CEOs of Virgin Money, easyJet and Royal Mail, respectively).
The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards ceremony will take place on the 10h November at Grosvenor House Hotel in a glittering black-tie gala evening. Over 1,200 of the UK’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians and media representatives will be present, bringing forth an opportunity to mingle, network and rub shoulders in an extravagant setting.
Early-bird entries for the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards closes on the April 24. Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for further information.