New Facts about Lloyd Bank Profits
LLoyds Banking Group now welcomes its return to 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 also welcomes the news that the Government sold its remaining stake that returns the Group towards 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 has returned to profitability in 2013 and also resumed 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 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 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 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.
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.