Develop the skills to help your business thrive in a digital world

As more businesses and charities start to reap the rewards of going digital, our free learning platform offers support and guidance through on-demand learning and online webinars on a wide range of topics to help you do that too.

Whether you’re looking for support with designing your website and maximising its potential with e-commerce, building a strong social media presence, or understanding your customers better through web analytics, the Lloyds Bank Academy can help you develop your skills to use technology to your advantage and grow sustainably. 

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Free webinars delivered by experts

Learn new ways to run your business online by joining our free interactive webinars. Hosted by experts, the sessions will enable you to ask questions and get bespoke business support.

 

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Business Digital Index report

This years’ Business Digital Index indicates small businesses are more digital than ever before, with over 82% of small businesses now having high digital capability. 

Spurred on by the pandemic, many have turned to technology and digital platforms to help explore alternative business models and maintain sales. The report uses attitudinal and behavioural data of small businesses and compares the shifts in patterns over recent years and is the UK’s largest benchmark for the digitisation of small businesses.

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Government backed Help to Grow scheme

Learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits with the Help to Grow: Management Course - delivered in collaboration with industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs and Help to Grow: Digital – giving eligible businesses a discount of up to 50% off the costs of approved digital technology up to a maximum of £5,000. 

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The power of technology in business

Be the Business offers SME leaders free online resources to help improve performance and get the best out of technology. Join other UK businesses on a journey towards improved productivity.

 

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Accounting software

With its cash flow forecasting tool, automated invoicing and Digital VAT submissions, our accounting software helps you take control of your finances so you can focus on what matters. Trial it free for the first 3 months.

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Website solutions

If you want to set-up a new website or add payment services to your existing site, we can help you grow your online presence and sales with our simple, customer-friendly solutions.

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Important Legal Information

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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.

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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.