Family owned retailer, Pets Corner, has been shortlisted in two categories of the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Pets Corner\u00a0is a finalist for The Customer Focus Award and the Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award.\r\n\r\nHundreds of businesses entered or were nominated across 18 award categories. Finalists must deliver live presentations to an expert judging panel who will decide the overall winners.\r\n\r\nDean Richmond, managing director at Pets Corner, said:\u00a0\u201cImproving animal welfare and showing that businesses can and should make a positive impact to help the local community and our country have always been our top priorities at Pets Corner.\r\n\r\n"I am so proud of our teams and the continuous commitment and dedication they show to our customers. I am delighted that their achievements are being recognised and that Pets Corner has been shortlisted for both The Customer Focus Award and The Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award.\u201d\r\n2016's\u00a0ceremony\r\nThis year\u2019s award ceremony will take place on November 15, at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, where the winners will be revealed.\r\n\r\nTom Broughton, group brand director of the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards said: \u201cDue to the high number of entries for this years\u2019 awards, narrowing the entries down to 140 finalists was a difficult task. But through a thorough and comprehensive judging process, the selected finalists demonstrate exceptional quality and diversity across a range of business sectors within the UK.\r\n\r\n"We are now looking forward to the next step of the process and meeting some of the finalists face-to-face.\u201d\r\n\r\nVisit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for a list of finalists and information on how to attend the event.