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.
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 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. 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.
Today, the group is now strong, safe and likewise focused to meeting the fast changing needs of its customers. Another thing is that the group is well placed in helping Britain to prosper and it is also considered as the largest digital bank in the UK tax for its recent PwC Total Tax Contribution Survey on the 100 Group which contributes over ?11 billion ever since the year 2010.
In this year, the group confirmed new, ambitious targets as a part of their 2017 Helping Britain Prosper Plan in order to help address pressing issues like housing shortage, lending to SMEs and apprenticeships and skills. Through the case of going beyond the business as usual activities to empower people, businesses and communities, the group will then believe that this is well positioned to help Britain Prosper while they create sustainable value towards 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 also provides different services in various well recognized brands.
When you own a small business, the group will be able to provide 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 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.