New Facts about Lloyd 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.
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 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 first obtained shares in 2009, the group then repaired its balance sheet, reduced on its cost base, built and sold TSB, addressed legacy issues and cut on complexity and international exposure. The group has returned to profitability in 2013 and also resumed paying dividends in 2014.
Today, the group is now strong, safe and likewise focused to meeting the fast changing needs of its customers. 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 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 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. When you wish to achieve your dream of owning your first home, they likewise would help you through the apprenticeship opportunities which they could give on the year 2020 across 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.