2017 Facts about Lloyds Bank Profits
Lloyds Banking Group now has welcomed its return towards full private ownership and it likewise announces its continued commitment in helping Britain Prosper.
A successful delivery of strategy has enabled the group in returning more than ?21.2 billion to the British taxpayer that repays ?894 million more than its original investment.
The Lloyds Banking Group likewise welcomes the news today that the government sold its remaining stake that returns the group back again to its full private ownership. The sale likewise returned ?21.2 billion to its taxpayers and about ?894 million more than the initial investment which also includes over about ?400 million in dividends.
The sale likewise marked on the successful delivery on the strategy of the group in transforming a simple and low risked and one to which is retail and commercial bank. Because the government obtained its shares in 2009, the group repaired its balance sheet, reducing cost base, cutting the complexity and international exposure, building and selling TSB and addressed on legacy issues. The group also has returned profitability in 2013 and it has returned in paying dividends in 2014.
Today, the group now is safe, strong and is likewise focused to meeting the changing needs of clients. The group also is well placed in helping Britain to prosper, it is also considered to be the largest digital bank the UK and the highest payer of UK tax in the recent PwC Total Tax Contribution Survey on the 100 Group that contributes over ?11 billion since the year 2010.
In this year, the group confirmed on their new and ambitious targets as a part of its 2017 Helping Britain Prosper Plan in order to help address pressing issues like the lending to SMEs and apprenticeships and skills and on housing shortages. Through going beyond the business as usual activities in empowering people, businesses and communities, the group then believes that it is well positioned in helping Britain Prosper while they create sustainable value on its 2.5 million shareholders.
The main business activities of the group would be retail and commercial banking, general insurance and also long-term savings, investment and protection. The group also provides different services in various well recognized brands.
If you own a small business, the group likewise will give the finance which you need for you to grow. When you wish to achieve your dream in owning your very first home, they will be able to give you the right mortgage and when you wish to learn and develop your career, they also will help you through the apprenticeship opportunities that they will provide by 2020 across the UK. There in fact are five areas in focusing which have been identified as the biggest economic and social challenges which the group can respond, which will include develop new environmental target.