Barclays: Global financial services players must align on key issues of collaboration, innovation and cybersecurity

Key players in the financial services industry are set on a clear pathway towards collaboration, whether they like it or not, according to a new ‘State of the Industry’ report from Barclays Corporate Banking, An ecosystem in transition.

Published 12 March 2020

Duck Bay refurbishment given boost thanks to new Barclays' loan cashback system

Barclays has supported the recent refurbishment of iconic Loch Lomond destination, Duck Bay, which has unveiled a new look restaurant, coffee shop and bar.

Published 10 March 2020

Greenpeace protests hit seven Barclays branches in Scotland

A total of seven Barclays branches across Scotland were unable to open yesterday due to a protest staged by environmental organisation Greenpeace.

Published 3 March 2020

Ex-Barclays bosses cleared of fraud case

Three former bosses of Barclays have been cleared in a fraud case over a £4 billion investment deal with Qatar at the height of the banking crisis.

Published 2 March 2020

Barclays launches £50m Adverse Weather Fund to support SMEs and farmers

Barclays has today announced that it has made a £50 million fund available to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and rural businesses impacted by the recent flooding.

Published 2 March 2020

Principal & Prosper selects Barclays as financial partner for the future

Edinburgh-based IFA's Principal & Prosper has appointed Barclays as its banking partner to accelerate its long-term strategy following a period of sustained growth.

Published 25 February 2020

Retail sales stats show 'jury is still out' on consumer confidence

New figures on retail sales "offer a glimmer of hope" but it is still unclear if consumer confidence is recovering, Barclays has said.

Published 20 February 2020

Barclays pre-tax profits reach £6.2bn

Barclays has posted pre-tax profits of £6.2 billion in its 2019 full-year results, marking an increase of 9%.

Published 13 February 2020

Finance firms feature in Stonewall's top 100 employers 2020 list

Stonewall has released its Top 100 Employers 2020 listing with financial organisations featuring making the cut.

Published 30 January 2020

Barclays launches largest ever loan cashback scheme to boost UK SME investment

Barclays has today announced the launch of a new cashback scheme for term loans to eligible SME borrowers in the UK.

Published 28 January 2020

Aberdeen set for new creative industries co-working hub thanks to Barclays funding

FortyTwo Studio, a specialist brand and digital agency based in Aberdeen, is expanding its team and capabilities and will be opening new co-working premises in 2020 thanks to funding support from Barclays.

Published 8 January 2020

Retail sales decline for the first time since April 2018

In the three months to November 2019, retail sales fell by 0.4% when compared with the previous three months, marking the first sales decline in the sector since April 2018, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 19 December 2019

UK banks braced for 'Armageddon' test

The UK's six biggest banks and building society Nationwide are braced for today's results of the most exhaustive test of their ability to stand firm against 'Armageddon'.

Published 16 December 2019

And finally... Doubts over sprouts? Barclays has you covered

Almost a third (32%) of Scots don’t know how sprouts are grown, according to new research from Barclays Business Banking.

Published 11 December 2019

And finally... Wrong number

A pensioner accidentally sent £193,000 to the wrong person after typing one digit of the sort code wrong whilst sending his banking details to his solicitor to receive an inheritance payment.

Published 10 December 2019