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

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