Partner Profile - Lloyds TSB

  • 9-16-2011

Lloyds TSB is the official banking and insurance partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB. The Bank aims to bring the Games and Team GB and ParalympicsGB closer to communities the length and breadth of the country to inspire and support businesses, communities and young people across the UK.

Community is at the heart of Lloyds TSB’s partnership with the London 2012 Games. They have branches on nearly every high street across the UK and are in a unique position to share the excitement and bring the inspiration of the Games closer to communities.

As the National Presenting Partner for the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, Lloyds TSB is helping take the Olympic Flame to all corners of the UK. The Bank is providing the unique opportunity for inspirational members of local businesses and communities across the UK to carry the Olympic Flame and has been encouraging members of the public to nominate Torchbearers who have made a difference in their local community.

Lloyds TSB is also focused on helping businesses maximise the opportunities and prepare for the Games in order to ensure a lasting legacy for UK businesses. In the run up to London 2012, Lloyds TSB has been supporting businesses of all sizes across the UK. From hosting seminars and identifying opportunities to support tender processes and funding expansion plans, Lloyds TSB has ensured that, for business, the London 2012 Games are open to all. This support will, of course, continue after the 2012 Games.

To date, one in every three companies that have won a London 2012 contract has a relationship with Lloyds Banking Group.

Is your business in shape for London 2012?

With less than one year to go to London 2012, the Lloyds TSB Games Time Ready Guide has been designed to provide businesses with information and key insights into how to prepare to take advantage of the opportunities – and overcome any challenges – that London 2012 will bring.

Featuring interviews with other London 2012 partners and organisations, the guide contains a number of key sections with checklists that businesses can work through. The areas covered include security, technology, people, transport, legacy and lessons from the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Showcasing the inspirational parallels between business and sport, the Pace and Power book features key interviews with four business leaders, and four Olympians and Paralympians that have truly sought to reach the top of their game.

These include Justin King, CEO Sainsbury's; Mark Poole, CFO Virgin Group; Olympic rower Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE, and Olympic heptathlete Denise Lewis OBE. Sebastian Coe provides an introduction, as one of the most successful people to operate in the worlds of both elite business and elite sport.

To download the Games Time Ready Guide and to find out how Lloyds TSB can help your business on the journey to London 2012 and beyond, please visit Lloyds TSB online.

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