Barclays launches Lifeskills to boost Scotland’s workplace skills

Barclays' Lifeskills programme is being extended to help millions of adults across the country, providing them with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed in the workplace.

Published 29 November 2019

Isle of Arran Distillers receives £25m funding package from Barclays

Barclays has provided a £25 million funding package to whisky producer Isle of Arran Distillers to help the company develop its second distillery on the island in the village of Lagg, which officially opened its doors in June this year.

Published 25 November 2019

Barclays and Hitachi launch next-generation finger vein scanner

Barclays has today unveiled its enhanced finger vein scanner which will help businesses access their banking facilities securely and simply in seconds.

Published 20 November 2019

Codebase and Barclays bring initiative to Scotland to encourage collaborations between law firms and startups

Codebase is bringing its LawTech Bridge programme in partnership with Barclays Ventures to Scotland with a launch event in Edinburgh later this month in an attempt to bring law firms and startups together.

Published 14 November 2019

And finally... Bark-lays

Barclays is offering free in-branch puppy session to soothe stressed students.

Published 13 November 2019

Barclays sees increase in TV and film production funding

The TV and film production sector is experiencing a period of phenomenal growth, driven by demand for UK content from Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to new data released today by Barclays Business Banking.

Published 7 November 2019

Barclay's funds Aberdeenshire dental practice's refurbishment and technology expansion

Barclays has awarded funding to Fountain Dental Group in Aberdeenshire enabling it to provide the latest dental technology to its customer base and refurbish its premises.

Published 5 November 2019

Barclays reports increase in Scottish lending

Barclays' Corporate Banking team has made strong strides in the first half of the financial year 2019 with 5% growth in its loan book and 15 new deals in the local market in Scotland.

Published 29 October 2019

UK retail sales remain flat in September

Retail sales in September this year remained flat following a fall of 03.% in August this year, a new report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals.

Published 18 October 2019

Financial terminology fails the stress test

A study backed by Barclays has found that financial terminology such as 'pension' 'stockbroker' and 'FTSE' triggers biological stress reactions such as sweating and an increased heart rate in humans.

Published 4 October 2019

East Kilbride-based dental practice to expand with support from Barclays

Calderwood Dental Practice in East Kilbride is set to increase the size of its team and treatment offering after receiving significant funding support from Barclays.

Published 16 September 2019

Barclays’ Eagle Labs announces AI Frenzy events across Scotland

Barclays’ national network of Eagle Labs is set to host a series of free artificial intelligence (AI) themed Frenzy events across Scotland to inspire entrepreneurs and businesses to consider the opportunities being presented by the increasingly high-profile technology.

Published 12 September 2019

Barclays provides £1m of funding to hi-fi manufacturer Linn

Barclays has funded Glasgow-based premium hi-fi manufacturer Linn with £1 million.

Published 28 August 2019

Grossarts Associates to move to employee ownership

East Kilbride-based engineering consultancy firm Grossart Associates has moved into employee ownership. 

Published 20 August 2019

Barclays launches first Scotland pilot to supercharge economies in local towns

Barclays is piloting a new economic growth initiative for smaller towns in Kilmarnock, the bank announced today.

Published 11 June 2019