**** 97% of our customers say they are 'satisfied or very satisfied' with the loan service they receive from us (sample size 300, new and existing customers), Tesco Shopper Thoughts panel.About Tesco Bank:
- Our customers hold 6.5 million accounts and policies with us.
- We opened for business in 1997 and since 2008 have been owned by Tesco PLC.
- We now have over 3000 staff based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.
- For the year ending February 2012, Tesco Bank made a base line profit of £203m - up 29% from the year before.