Barclays investigated for spying on staff

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has launched an investigation into Barclays after allegations that the bank used computer monitoring software to spy on employees. 

Published 13 August 2020

Robert Mackie of Scotland secures £250,000 CBILS loan from Barclays

Robert Mackie of Scotland has secured a £250,000 CBILS loan from Barclays as the bank continues to support SMEs in the Kilmarnock area. 

Published 11 August 2020

Barclays takes further financial hit from coronavirus pandemic

Barclays has taken a £1.6 billion hit from the coronavirus pandemic in the second quarter of this year.

Published 29 July 2020

UK retail sales increased by 13.9% in June

Retail sales in the UK increased by 13.9% in June, marking the second month of significant improvement in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

Published 24 July 2020

Barclays launches new plan and invest service

Barclays has launched a new digital advice service to tackle the UK’s advice gap and give more people the confidence and support to invest their savings.

Published 16 July 2020

Barclays: Impersonation scams double in June

During lockdown, people in the UK have experienced a significant spike in impersonation scams, with June seeing a surge in the monthly figures for scams involving con artists pretending to be police or bank staff, according to a new report from Barclays. 

Published 15 July 2020

The Glasgow Distillery Company secures £5.5m lending package from Barclays

The Glasgow Distillery Company has secured a £5.5 million asset-based lending facility from Barclays to support its international growth plans.

Published 13 July 2020

Sterling Sinclair Removals secures £50,000 bounce back loan from Barclays

Stirlingshire removal firm Sterling Sinclair Removals (SSR) which has been supporting NHS Forth Valley with vital equipment delivery throughout the coronavirus pandemic has secured crucial funds, thanks to a £50,000 Bounce Back Loan from Barclays.

Published 7 July 2020

Barclays offers 1.99% fixed rate mortgage for affluent homeowners

Barclays has slashed rates for affluent borrowers as mortgage customers with a sizeable deposit can now fix their mortgage for ten years at less than 2%. 

Published 29 June 2020

UK retail sales rebound by 12% in May

UK retail sales rebounded by 12% in May signalling a slight recovery from their record falls due to the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Published 19 June 2020

JBS Fabrication Ltd secures £1.2m CBILs loan from Barclays

JBS Fabrication Ltd, an Aberdeenshire company providing engineering solutions to the energy sector, has secured vital funds to navigate the coronavirus lockdown and recovery, thanks to a £1.2 million Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) from Barclays.

Published 11 June 2020

Barclays drops 'Buchanan' name from Glasgow River Clyde development over slavery links

Barclays has confirmed that it will drop the 'Buchanan' name from its major River Clyde development in Glasgow over concerns with its connection to the slave trade.

Published 9 June 2020

Barclays launches Back to Business toolkit for SMEs

Barclays has launched a toolkit to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Scotland and the UK get back on their feet as they navigate the uncertainty created by coronavirus.

Published 8 June 2020

Ondine secures £50,000 bounce back loan from Barclays

Ondine, one of Edinburgh’s finest seafood restaurants, has secured a £50,000 Bounce Back Loan from Barclays.

Published 1 June 2020

REL Group secures £250,000 CBILS loan from Barclays

Port Glasgow-based REL Group, a wholesale electronics supplier and recruitment specialist, has secured a £250,000 Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) from Barclays to support it in the wake of COVID-19.

Published 27 May 2020