Transactions between the Company and its subsidiaries, which are related parties of the Company, have been eliminated on consolidation and are not disclosed in this note.

As at 31 December 2018, the Company's Employee Share Ownership Plan provided nil (2017: nil) interest-free loans to Directors for the deferred payment share scheme. The detailed information is provided for in the Directors' Remuneration Report.

The remuneration of the Directors of the Group who are considered to be key management is set out below for each of the categories specified in IAS 24 'Related Party Disclosures'. Further information about the remuneration of the individual Directors is provided in the Directors' Remuneration Report.

£ Millions20182017
Short-term employee benefits2.01.7
Post-employment benefits**
Total Directors' remuneration2.01.7

* Balances are less than £100,000.