Expand your network

We recognise the importance of working with external experts that directly support the Black business community and embracing their role in supporting the ambitions, priorities and unique challenges faced. That’s why we’ve partnered with a range of organisations to help you connect with a community of Black business owners and benefit from their knowledge and network connections.

Introducing the Foundervine immerse series

Foundervine Immerse

Connect with a community of like-minded business owners. Sign up to events, community get-togethers and access online educational videos featuring entrepreneurs sharing their experiences and journeys.

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Black Business Network

Black Business Network

Stay up to date with the latest happenings in the Black business community through the Black Business Network. Share your experiences, develop your skills, expand your knowledge and make the most of their resources.

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Mentor Black Business

Mentors can help make the difference between success and struggle, especially for Black business owners. In partnership with Mentor Black Business, we have committed to connecting 100 colleagues with Black-owned businesses to provide support across a 6 month period to help the businesses progress.

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Support Black-owned shops

We’re partnering with Jamii to host local pop-up shops and marketplaces to bring together Black creators and their products with customers.

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‘Race Action’ plan

See our press release for details about how Lloyds Banking Group is stepping up their commitment to Black colleagues with the 'Race Action' plan.

Business guides

Practical guides to support you in developing your business - from starting up and scaling up, through to digital knowhow and exporting internationally.

Case studies

Hear from the businesses we’ve worked side by side with to overcome challenges and succeed.

Important Legal Information

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The products and services outlined on this site may be offered by legal entities from across Lloyds Banking Group, including Lloyds Bank plc and Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc. Lloyds Bank plc and Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc are separate legal entities within the Lloyds Banking Group.

Lloyds Bank is a trading name of Lloyds Bank plc, Bank of Scotland plc and Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc. Lloyds Bank plc. Registered Office: 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales no.2065. Bank of Scotland plc. Registered Office: The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 1YZ. Registered in Scotland no. SC327000. Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets plc. Registered office 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN. Registered in England and Wales no. 10399850. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 119278, 169628 and 763256 respectively.

We adhere to The Standards of Lending Practice which are monitored and enforced by the LSB: www.lendingstandardsboard.org.uk.

Eligible deposits with us are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). We are covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Please note that due to FSCS and FOS eligibility criteria not all business customers will be covered.