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Business guides

  • Writing your business plan

    Tips for writing a robust business plan - what to include and some practical support tools.

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    From planning and research to risk considerations. Whatever your overseas ambitions find useful links and insight to support your next step.

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    Becoming a director

    We take a closer look at the role and responsibilities of directors of limited companies, and how to make sure you keep within the law.

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  • A guide to the new international landscape

    Find out more about Brexit and its implications, in our collection of articles, videos and reports.

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Economic and market insight

  • Inform your business decisions

    Our suite of economic reports and market intelligence provide leading insights, considered views and sound forecasts to help you respond to market developments with confidence.

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Case studies

  • Shinwell Medical Centre

    Date:  09  August  2017

    An upgrade and extension programme, fuelled by a £1.4 million loan from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, will bring two medical practices into one enhanced premises.

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  • Export Track 100

    Recognising top 100 SME exporters

    We are delighted to be the title sponsors of The Sunday Times SME Export Track 100, a league table that ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized companies with the fastest-growing international sales over the latest two years.

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    Top Track 250

    Lloyds Bank backs Top Track 250

    Lloyds Bank is excited to support The Sunday Times Top Track 250 league table, which ranks Britain’s top performing private mid-market growth companies by sales.

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     BLS 2017

    Business Leaders Summit 2017 – Helping Britain Prosper Globally

    Date: 6th February
    The Savoy, London

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    Sibos 2016

    Date: 26th - 29th September
    Stand F16
    Palexpo, Geneva

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    ACT Annual Conference 2016

    Date: 18th - 20th May 2016
    ACC, Liverpool, UK,
    Stand 30

    This year’s headline theme, Financing Tomorrow, is something we at Lloyds Bank know a lot about. It’s central to our mission of helping Britain prosper. We’re taking an active role at the conference, with two sessions designed to inform and inspire.

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    MACH 2016

    Date: 11th - 15th April 2016
    NEC, Birmingham

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    Business Leaders Summit 2016 – Helping Britain Prosper Globally

    Date: 4th February
    The Savoy, Strand, London

    Our annual Business Leaders Summit, now in its fourth year, will gather 200 leaders from business, finance and government to discuss the opportunities and risks for business in the year ahead. Our 2016 agenda will include sessions on the macro economic outlook, on opportunities for growth, on resilience for risk and on agility to meet future challenges with expert speakers from business, academia and politics.

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    Sibos 2015

    Date: 12th - 15th October
    Level B2/stand B44
    Sands Expo and Convention Centre

    The Sibos annual conference is a chance to connect, share knowledge and push the boundaries of best practice. This year is a milestone year for us at Lloyds Bank, as we mark our 250th anniversary.

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     The Manufacturer Top 100

    The Manufacturer Top 100

    Date: 25th November 2015

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    PPMA Show 2015

    Date: 29th September 2015
    NEC, Birmingham


    ACT Annual Conference 2015

    Date: 20th - 22nd May
    Manchester Central, UK,
    Stand 51

    Lloyds Bank is committed to helping our clients stay abreast of the market and upcoming trends. We have a variety of house views and thought-leadership articles that discuss topical issues impacting corporates.

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    Business Leaders Summit 2015 – Helping Britain Prosper Globally

    Date: 5th February
    Marriott Hotel London

    Our third Business Leaders Summit brought together 180 of the UK's leading CEOs and a line-up of insightful speakers in partnership with UKTI. It also marked the release of our inaugural Lloyds Bank Business Leaders Survey.

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    The Academies Show

    Date: 26th November 2014
    NEC Birmingham

    Manufacturing expo 2014

    Manufacturing & Engineering expo 2014

    Date: 8th October 2014
    Kent Event Centre, Maidstone, 9.00 am - 4.30 pm


    PPMA Show 2014

    Date: 30th September 2014
    NEC, Birmingham

    BFA 2014

    Best Factory Awards 2014

    Date: 26th September 2014
    This year's winners will be revealed at a celebratory luncheon that takes place at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London on 26 September.


    EEF Southwest’s Engineering & Manufacturing Dinner 2014

    Date: 3rd July 2014
    3 July 2014 - 19:00-Midnight at Redwood Lodge Hotel & Country Club, Bristol

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International Trade Portal

  • Your gateway to global trade

    A powerful insight platform, with practical support that helps you trade internationally with your chosen market.

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  • Our bi-annual report offers insights on the recent performance and expectations of UK businesses

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  • Terms

    Our client briefing document offers factual information on the mechanical and technical aspects of leaving the EU and helps business planning.

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