2017 Facts about Lloyds Bank Profits
LLoyds Banking Group now welcomes its return to full private ownership and it also announces its continued commitment to help Britain Prosper.
Successful delivery of strategy then enabled the group to return about more than ?21.2 billion towards British taxpayers that repays ?894 million that’s found to be more than the 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 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 likewise is well placed to helping Britain to actually prosper and that this is considered as the largest digital bank in the UK and considered to be the highest payer of UK tax on its recent PwC Total Tax Contribution Survey for the 100 Group that contributes over ?11 billion since 2010.
In this year, the group confirmed new and ambitious targets as a part of the 2017 Helping Britain Prosper Plan in helping to address pressing issues like housing shortage, lending to SMEs and apprenticeships and on skills. 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 are retail and commercial banking, general insurance and long-term savings, protection and investment. The group in fact provides services at various well recognized brands.
If you ever own a small business, the group also gives the finance that you need in order to grow. If you wanted to achieve your dream to owning your first home, they could provide you with the right mortgage and if you wanted to learn and develop your career, they could help you through the apprenticeship opportunities which they could provide by 2020 all over 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.