1. Danske Bank
- Chief executive: Kevin Kingston
- Pre-tax profit: £147.5m
- Employment: 1,293
- Pay bill: £60m
Danske Bank chief executive Kevin Kingston describes 2017 as another strong year for the bank, singling out growth in its mortgage business.
"There was a 28% increase in new mortgage lending year-on-year, with our market activity share now having more than doubled since 2015.”