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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 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 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. 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 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. 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.