The global economic crisis has left its imprint on many industries in many countries all around the world. In the case of United Kingdom – the field most affected is the banking sector. Only with massive help (of about 500 billion British pounds) from the government has the industry managed to somewhat survive this economic storm. New issues emerge, however, as it is clear that the government cannot keep its position as a major shareholder forever, especially in the global market environment. This book contains highly explanatory information on the banking situation in the United Kingdom, being a valuable read as the country has to plan its further steps how to get the field working again.