We have been backing the ambitions of British business since 1981. Through boom and bust, in recession and recovery, our team have supported 600 ambitious management teams and we have the confidence, perspective and expertise to help mid-market businesses across the UK succeed.
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The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders: 2019 Nominations Open
The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders, supported by The Telegraph, aims to uncover and celebrate the UK’s most ambitious business leaders who inspire success.
Now in its second year and part of our broader Backing Business Ambition initiative, it’s designed to shine a light on the leaders of UK medium sized businesses; the unsung heroes of the British economy.
We will showcase the business leaders in The Telegraph with the most ambitious named at a celebratory event in October 2019.
Are you or do you know the UK’s most ambitious business leader?
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