London Stock Exchange welcomes Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards joins London Stock Exchange for the official Market Open, as the awards programme opens this year's entries.

Now in its seventeenth year, The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards is committed to celebrating the best of British ambition to drive growth in Britain. The awards are open to any company within the UK, and with a range of categories that encompass businesses of all sizes, across all sectors, The National Business Awards is the UK's flagship awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all industries.

On the subject of the Market Open,

Sarah Austin, Awards Director, UBM, says,
"We are delighted to be partnering with the ELITE Programme and London Stock Exchange Group for 2018. Our ‘Scale-Up Business of the Year’ category was established in partnership with the Scale-Up institute founders and is a vital focus for the National Business Awards, as we continue to discover incredible businesses that are ready to reach the next level and are displaying spectacular growth levels. To open the London Stock Exchange today is monumental for the programme and we are grateful to the valued partners who have helped us get here."

As well as headline sponsors Lloyds Bank, sponsors of the 2018 awards programme include Experian, Fujitsu, Elite by London Stock Exchange Group, Inflexion and Vonage/Nexmo, with The Times providing the awards supplement, and The Grichan Partnership, BSI, Charities Aid Foundation, The Supper Club, and Made in Britain joining as National Business Award partners.

To learn more about The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards and to browse this year’s categories, visit