We are a financial services group focused on retail and commercial customers – with millions of customers in the UK, and a presence in nearly every community.

It is our role to help businesses and individuals, while making a positive contribution to the communities in which we operate.

Strategy and purpose

Our purpose is Helping Britain Prosper. We do this by creating a more sustainable and inclusive future for people and businesses, shaping finance as a force for good.

Our strategy and purpose
A selection of Lloyds Banking Group brands

Our brands

Lloyds Banking Group incorporates many household names including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Scottish Widows.

Offering our services through a number of recognised brands enables us to address the needs of our different customer segments more effectively.

Our brands

Our impact last year

funding provided to the social housing sector since 2018, making us the biggest supporter in the UK

small businesses and start-ups supported with online help, advice and bank accounts during 2022

donated to our charitable Foundations in 2022 to help people overcome complex social issues 

funding provided to first-time buyers in 2022, enabling more people to get onto the housing ladder

trees planted since 2020 in partnership with the Woodland Trust

small businesses boosted their digital capability and technology adoption through our Academies in 2022

victim-survivors helped to rebuild their finances by our Domestic and Financial Abuse team since 2019

green and sustainable finance provided in 2022 to support businesses and households on their journey to net zero

Our heritage

Our combined history stretches back more than 300 years.

Explore the origins of our core brands and access our rich heritage collections including the company archives and WWI Roll of Honour.

Also find out more about our Museum on The Mound, located in the historic Bank of Scotland Head Office.

Our heritage

Social sustainability

A sustainable and responsible approach to doing business is integral to everything we do.

We aim to Help Britain Prosper by operating as a responsible, sustainable and inclusive Group. This underpins our purpose and strategy.

Social sustainability

Working with suppliers

Suppliers, fintechs and other partners are an essential part of the Group and play a vital role in supporting our strategy and purpose.

Information for suppliers

Group overview

Lloyds Banking Group is a leading UK-based financial services group. We provide a wide range of banking and financial services, focused primarily on retail and commercial customers.

Find out more about the structure of the Group. 

Group overview