Bank posts rise in profits and delivers record breaking lending performance

Margaret Willis
Unity Trust Bank, which positions itself as the commercial bank for firms with a social benefit, increased its profits 68% in 2018. The Birmingham-based bank approved more than £200m of lending to firms and projects that it says will deliver community, economic or environmental benefits. This is a record-breaking performance for Unity which has seen its lending almost double since it became independent in 2015. Chief executive Margaret Willis said: “Unity’s results confirm that profits and community value go hand in hand... For the full story register now for free or login below...