Barclays has backed Apex Hotels' expansion strategy with a £60 million refinancing package, earmarked to help the hotel group broaden its portfolio through the acquisition of more properties, particularly in rural locations. As a part of this growth scheme, Apex Hotels recently made its first
Moray West, a significant offshore wind farm development, has secured a £95.5 million loan from Barclays to support the next phase of the project’s construction as part of a wider syndicated £2 billion loan injection which closed in April 2023. Moray West is situated 22km off
Barclays Eagle Labs has launched its two-year programme of support for tech businesses, funded by the government’s Digital Growth Grant, to tackle some of the key issues businesses face and drive regional growth in the UK tech sector.
Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are increasingly feeling positive about their future, following a difficult second half of 2022, according to Barclays' SME Barometer data. Over two fifths (41%) report feeling optimistic about their own business prospects, the highest level in 9 months, sinc
The total value of all contactless payments jumped 49.7% in 2022, as consumers embraced the £100 transaction limit and returned to high street shopping following the easing of all coronavirus restrictions, new data from Barclays has revealed.
Glasgow-headquartered Wholesale Domestic has consolidated its business resources after securing a £4.2 million loan from Barclays and is set for investment and growth in 2023 alongside the firm's 60th anniversary. The third-generation family business is a bathroom retailer and in addition
WB Alloy, a Glasgow-headquartered welding and cutting specialist, has expanded its operations through acquiring a 50% interest in TVC, an English data and welding inspection business, after receiving financing worth £4.8 million from Barclays.
Barclays Eagle Labs and AccelerateHER have announced a new partnership aimed at bringing more women into entrepreneurship and levelling the playing field for female-founded businesses. The two organisations will work closely together to deliver the Barclays Eagle Labs Female Founder Accelerator Prog