New Facts about Lloyd 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.
The successful delivery of strategy has enabled the group in returning about more than ?21.2 billion to British taxpayers, which repays ?894 million that’s more than the original investment.
The Lloyds Banking Group also welcomes the news that the Government sold its remaining stake that returns the Group towards its full private ownership. The sale also returned ?21.2 billion towards the taxpayer and ?894 million more than its initial investment that includes over ?400 million in dividends.
The sale likewise marked its successful delivery on the strategy of the group to transform a simple, low risked and one that is a UK focused retail and commercial bank. The fact that the government acquired its shares in 2009, the group the has repaired on its balance sheet, reduced on its cost base, cut on its complexity and international exposure, built and also sold TSB and likewise addressed legacy issues. The group also has returned profitability in 2013 and it has returned in paying dividends in 2014.
Now, the group is safe, strong and is focused in meeting the changing needs of its 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. By going on beyond the business as usual activities to empower people, businesses and communities, the group believes that this is actually well positioned to help Britain Prosper while they actually create sustainable value on the 2.5 shareholders.
The main business activities of the group are retail and commercial banking, general insurance and long-term savings, protection and investment. The group actually provides services in different well recognized brands.
If you ever own a small business, the group also gives the finance that you need in order 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 are five areas of focus to which have been identified as the biggest economic and social challenges that the group could respond, which includes developing new environmental target.