Mentors

Do you know a business that has gone above and beyond?

Small and local businesses up and down the country have shown inspiring energy and resilience in meeting the extraordinary challenges of 2020.

Lloyds Bank is offering the chance for these business owners to win a virtual mentoring session with an experienced business leader. The session will provide insight and support to help them navigate the challenges of the year ahead.

If you have been inspired by a small business’s resilience, innovation or sheer determination this year, why not nominate them to win this unique prize?

Entry is now closed for the Small Business of 2020 Competition

Further details

Whether you’re a customer, employee or business partner, we want to hear why your nominated business deserves this chance to get some extra support as we head into winter and 2021.

Entries will be shortlisted by News UK and the final winners judged by Anthony Impey, CEO, Be the Business. Winners will be selected on the basis of how creatively and how quickly they adapted to the challenges of 2020, and how they went over and above expectations.

Our four online mentoring sessions will take place in January and February 2021 with entrepreneurs Joe Wicks MBE, Levi Roots, Sharmadean Reid MBE and Lord Karan Bilimoria, and each session will offer up to six winning business owners the opportunity to meet their mentor online.

Competition Terms & Conditions