Barclays



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

Aberdeenshire dental business secures £50,000 CBILS loan from Barclays

The Inverurie Dental Practice, which operates two clinics in Inverurie and Kintore, has secured a vital funding package from Barclays to navigate the coronavirus lockdown and recovery, including a £50,000 loan through the Bounce Back Loan Scheme.

Published 26 May 2020

ONS: UK retail sales drop 18% in April

Retail sales in the UK throughout the month of April have dropped by 18.1%, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 22 May 2020

Barclays supports Dundee oil and gas service company with government-backed loan

Dundee-based Red Kite Oilfield Services, a company providing crucial radial cutting torch services to the oil and gas industry in the North Sea, has secured vital funds to navigate the coronavirus lockdown and recovery, thanks to a £100,000 Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) from Barclays.

Published 12 May 2020

Macs Adventure secures £1m government-backed loan through Barclays support

Glasgow-based tour operator Macs Adventure has received a £1 million Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) from Barclays to safeguard the future of the business.

Published 11 May 2020

Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group secures £3.25m loan from Barclays

A £3.25 million loan from Barclays has provided Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group with the funds required to navigate the coronavirus lockdown and recovery.

Published 30 April 2020

Barclays and Santander profits plummet

Barclays and Santander have seen profits drop dramatically in the first quarter of 2020 as the two banks prepare for the economic difficulties stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 29 April 2020

UK retail sales in March hit record low

UK retail sales in March hit record lows as sakes volumes dropped by 5.1% according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data. 

Published 24 April 2020

Barclays bosses to donate third of their pay as part of £100m coronavirus community aid package

Barclays has announced that its chairman Nigel Higgins, group CEO Jes Saley and finance director Tushar Morzaria will donate a third of their fixed pay for the next six months to charities supporting people affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 8 April 2020

Barclays announces free banking measures for SMEs with turnover under £250k

Barclays has announced free banking measures for UK SMEs who have a turnover of under £250,000.

Published 6 April 2020