Barclays profits soar to £5bn in first half of 2021

Barclays has posted its half-year results revealing a profit before tax of £5.0 billion, compared to the £1.3bn reported at the same time last year.

Published 28 July 2021

17,000 local high street stores could open in Scotland this year

New research by Barclays Corporate Banking has revealed that 17,000 local high street stores could open across the UK in the next 12 months as shoppers adapt to a post-lockdown world by ‘looking local’.

Published 22 July 2021

Avondale Care Scotland agrees £10.2m loan with Barclays

Avondale Care Scotland has agreed a £10.2 million loan with Barclays to accelerate its long-term growth plans and expand its portfolio.

Published 12 May 2021

Scottish Highlands set for billion pound boom thanks to British staycationers

The Scottish Highlands is set to benefit from British staycationers in 2021, as new Barclays research reveals that the region was ranked as the seventh most popular holiday destination.

Published 10 May 2021

Barclays' profits more than double to £2.4bn despite COVID-19

Barclays has revealed that its profits for the first quarter of this year have more than doubled from last year to £2.4 billion.

Published 30 April 2021

Barclays enlists Dion Dublin to issue scams warning to property and construction sector

Barclays is issuing a scams warning focused on the 26,525 property and construction companies based in Scotland.

Published 25 March 2021

ITPEnergised secures six-figure funding deal from Barclays

Edinburgh-headquartered technical advisory firm ITPEnergised has secured a six-figure funding deal from Barclays to support its growth aspirations.

Published 22 March 2021

Spending on video games soars throughout 2020, Barclays finds

Exclusive data from Barclays Games and Esports released today reveals that the games sector has seen one of the largest increases in spending in 2020, with an increase of 43% compared to 2019.

Published 2 March 2021

Barclays launches package of business support to help small businesses in Kilmarnock

Barclays is providing a support programme to local businesses in Kilmarnock to help the UK’s economic recovery at a city-wide level.

Published 23 February 2021

Barclays pays 450 executives £1m or more despite 30% drop in profits

Almost 450 executives at Barclays each received annual pay packets of more than £1 million, despite a 30% drop in the bank's profits.

Published 19 February 2021

UK retail sales fall 8.2% in January

UK retail sales volumes fell a substantial 8.2% month-on-month in January, according to new figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 19 February 2021

Barclays reports 30% drop in pre-tax profits

Barclays has reported a 30% drop in pre-tax profits to £3.1 billion for 2020, down from £4.3bn in 2019.

Published 18 February 2021

Barclays launches new Green BGIs to support sustainable trade

Barclays Corporate Banking has announced the launch of a new Green Bonds Guarantees & Indemnities (BGIs) product, which will offer support to businesses trying to reduce their environmental impact as they conduct their day-to-day activities.

Published 12 February 2021

Video: Glasgow's industrial heritage to be honoured at Barclays campus

The names of the streets and buildings at Barclays' state-of-the-art Glasgow Campus have been unveiled with the bank paying homage to the city’s industrial heritage.

Published 27 January 2021

Hillcrest receives £100,000 funding boost from Barclays

Hillcrest has received funding of £100,000 from Barclays to support people in Scotland who have been most affected by the pandemic.

Published 26 January 2021