Regulator fines Barclays £26m over treatment of customers in financial difficulty

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Barclays Bank £26 million for failures in relation to their treatment of consumer credit customers who fell into arrears or experienced financial difficulties.

Published 15 December 2020

Barclays gains planning permission for 'missing piece' of Glasgow campus

Plans by Barclays to convert the B-listed Beco building at its Tradeston site into a new branch and offices have been granted approval.

Published 15 December 2020

Direct to consumer sales to boost Scottish manufacturing industry by £2.5bn, Barclays finds

A boom in manufacturers selling direct-to-consumer will provide a £2.5 billion boost to Scottish firms by 2023, according to new research released by Barclays Corporate Banking.

Published 10 December 2020

Barclays provides £1m funding for Glasgow's Tradeston Bridge improvements

Glasgow City Council has approved funding of £1.2 million to deliver improvements to Tradeston Bridge and the public realm at Tradeston.

Published 4 December 2020

Barclays issues scams warning to businesses ahead of the end of Brexit transition

New data from Barclays released today reveals that there has been a 20% surge in business scams in the past five months, with thousands of SMEs across the UK falling victim to highly sophisticated and targeted scam tactics.

Published 2 December 2020

Mossend International Railfreight Park secures seven-figure funding package from Barclays

Peter D Stirling, the operator of Mossend International Railfreight Park (MIRP), has secured a seven-figure funding package from Barclays.

Published 4 November 2020

Younger generation critical to Scotland’s COVID-19 economic recovery, Barclays report finds

Young people's energy and enthusiasm, technological skills and creativity will help boost Scotland's COVID-19 economic recovery, according to new research released today by Barclays' LifeSkills.

Published 29 October 2020

Barclays beats forecasts with £1.1bn pre-tax profits

Barclays has beaten profit forecasts with its third quarter pre-tax profits reaching £1.1 billion after taking a smaller hit from the coronavirus crisis than the City had expected.

Published 23 October 2020

Barclays plans new branch and offices at Glasgow Beco building

Barclays wants to convert the Glasgow B-listed Beco building into a new branch and offices at its Tradeston site.

Published 13 October 2020

Barclays to provide £250m funding to help farmers drive sustainability

Barclays has launched a £250 million programme to help UK farmers drive sustainability through Agri-tech.

Published 7 October 2020

Bethany Christian Trust receives £100,000 grant from Barclays

National homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust has been awarded a grant of £100,000 by Barclays to help serve 3,000 households through Scotland with emergency supply packs including items such as food, toiletries and cleaning products.

Published 2 October 2020

Surge in online shopping feeds rise in e-commerce roles

The boom in online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic has seen more than one in seven UK retailers (15%) create roles specifically to cater to an increase in digital sales and boost online capacity, according to a study of over 300 senior retail executives conducted by Barclays Corporate Banking.

Published 3 September 2020

A fifth of women in Scotland want to start their own business in the next five years

A fifth (20%) of women in Scotland want to start their own business in the next five years, according to new research conducted by LifeSkills in collaboration with Barclays. 

Published 31 August 2020

Street Soccer Scotland wins regional stage of Barclays’ Entrepreneur Awards

Street Soccer Scotland has received the accolade in the Social Entrepreneur of the Year category of the Barclays' Entrepreneur Awards, which seeks to recognise a company that is delivering transformative social or environmental change.

Published 25 August 2020

3DReid builds resilience through coronavirus business loan

Architecture practice 3DReid has secured a loan from Barclays through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Published 17 August 2020