£11.8 billion (Lloyds Banking Group)
It is named after the town of Halifax, West Yorkshire where it was founded as a building society in 1853. By 1913 It had developed into the UK’s largest building society and continued to grow and prosper and maintained this position within the UK until 1997 when it demutualised.
In 1997 it became Halifax plc, a public limited company which was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. In 2001 Halifax plc merged with The Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland, forming HBOS. In 2006, the HBOS Group Reorganisation Act 2006 legally transferred the assets and liabilities of the Halifax chain to Bank of Scotland which became a standard plc, with Halifax becoming a division of Bank of Scotland. A takeover of HBOS by Lloyds TSB was approved by the Court of Session on 12 January 2009, and on 19 January 2009 Bank of Scotland, including Halifax, formally became part of Lloyds Banking Group.
The people who give you extra.
Halifax is part of Lloyds Banking Group, the UK’s leading financial services company that serves around 27 million customers.
When you join Halifax, you’ll be part of something unique. We give extra to everyone and commit to making customers better off through great value products. Our people are friendly and down-to-earth because our customers want a breath of fresh air in banking.
We’re enthusiastic, approachable and have a can-do attitude. We’re the bright, colourful, uniquely human face of banking.
We have a clear purpose and vision – to help Britain prosper
A clear purpose and vision you can be proud of.
Everything we do works towards our purpose of Helping Britain Prosper – building a stronger, more responsible business by meeting the needs of people, businesses and communities across the UK.
It’s a purpose that that sets the direction for every brand and every person in the Group, as we meet our vision to become the best bank for customers.
The way we do business matters to customers too. We need people who can earn a great reputation for the highest standards of responsible behaviour by making good decisions and always doing the right thing.
And because the growth of our people matters, we cultivate exceptional peer groups, mentoring and training. Everyone can make the most of their talents, build a career that matters, and learn skills that open up opportunities throughout their working life.
Becoming the best bank for customers
Our vision is to be the best bank for customers.
Lloyds Banking Group is at the heart of communities, serving the financial needs of over 30 million customers in the UK. That is a great responsibility and one that we take very seriously.
One way we’re re-building public trust in banking is through a culture of responsibility. Our ambition is to lead the industry on conduct, acting transparently and always delivering fair outcomes.
To help us achieve our strategic vision of becoming the best bank for customers, three values shape everything we do as individuals and as an organisation:
Putting customers first
Putting customers first means thinking about customers first in everything we do, understanding and anticipating customers’ needs, delivering on our promises to customers and each other and taking ownership to get things right for customers.
Keeping it simple
Keeping it simple means making ourselves easy to do business with, communicating clearly and openly, identifying opportunities to simplify the things we do and working to get things right first time every time.
Making a difference together
Making a difference together means working together to deliver for customers, using feedback to improve what we do, treating people fairly and acting responsibly at all times and contributing positively to the communities we serve.
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