Scottish retail sales expected to 'regather momentum'

Scottish retail sales should "regather some momentum" over the next few months, particularly in clothing as the winter weather sets in, Barclays has said.

Published 22 October 2021

Barclays posts strong third quarter results with profits before tax reaching £6.9m

Barclays has posted its third-quarter results for the year, revealing profits before tax of £6.9 million, compared to £2.4m in the third quarter of 2020.

Published 21 October 2021

Barclays reports record-breaking rise in number of social enterprises founded during pandemic

Social enterprises are thriving despite operating in the toughest economic conditions for over a decade according to the latest research from Social Enterprise UK and Barclays.

Published 13 October 2021

Scottish Enterprise welcomes formal opening of Barclays Glasgow Campus

Scottish Enterprise has today welcomed the official opening of Barclays new campus in Tradeston, Glasgow.

Published 12 October 2021

AccelerateHER awards go UK-wide with support from Barclays Eagle Labs

The AccelerateHER awards in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs are set to go UK-wide this year.

Published 8 October 2021

Logistics sector confidence on the rise despite pressing staff and supply shortages

Despite well-documented staff and supply shortage issues, confidence in the UK logistics sector has risen to 62.5, the highest level since H1 2015, according to the latest Barclays-BDO Logistics Confidence Index.

Published 8 October 2021

Barclays announces third Eagle Lab to drive entrepreneurship across Ayrshire

Barclays is opening a third Eagle Lab in Scotland to support start-up and scale-up businesses across Ayrshire.

Published 7 October 2021

Hospitality and leisure expected to contribute £250m to Scottish economy this year

New research by Barclays Corporate Banking has revealed that the hospitality and leisure industry is thriving again and could contribute £250 million more to Scotland’s economy this year than in 2019.

Published 30 September 2021

Barclays launches second dedicated start-up accelerator for Black founders

Barclays Eagle Labs is launching its second 12-week virtual accelerator programme, designed to help early-stage tech businesses founded by one or more Black entrepreneurs, in order to continue to help boost diversity in entrepreneurship.

Published 10 September 2021

Barclays: British high growth firms raise £19bn in last three years in deals involving foreign investors

British high growth companies have raised £19 billion in foreign investment in the past three years alone, according to a new report released today by Barclays and Beauhurst.

Published 19 August 2021

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