2017 Facts about Lloyds Bank Profits
The Lloyds Banking Group welcomes again its return to its full private ownership and it also announces its continued commitment to help 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.
Lloyd Banking Group likewise welcome on the news which the government sold its remaining stake which returns on the group 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 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. 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.
Now, the group is safe, strong and is focused in meeting the changing needs of its clients. 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 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 actually provides services in different 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 actually are five areas on focusing that have been identified as the biggest social and economic challenges that the group may respond that includes develop new environmental targets.