Barclays

Barclays

A multinational banking and financial services company. It was founded in 1690 and is located in the United Kingdom.

Barclays is a consumer and wholesale bank that conducts business across transatlantic markets. It offers financial services for individuals including banking, receiving loans, getting insurance, and obtaining mortgages. It also offers services business and corporate banking. Start-up companies can utilize the business banking services for business advice as well as banking essentials, such as managing payments. Industries on which Barclays focuses include agriculture, real estate, and high-growth entrepreneurs.

Funding and Investments

The company has made 54 investments and has has two funds. The most recent fund was in 2018 and it raised £200 million.

Timeline

July 14, 2020

Barclays launches new digital advice service, "Barclays Plan & Invest".

June 11, 2020

Barclays launches Back to Business toolkit for UK SMEs.

October 9, 2019

Barclays halts 'Last In Town' and remote branch closures for two years and launches new cash back scheme

July 16, 2019

Barclays, University College London and Capital Enterprise launch the UK's first precision medicine accelerator to boost growth of healthcare start-ups

Barclays, UCL and Capital Enterprise announces the launch of the UK's first precision medicine accelerator, the P4 Precision Medicine programme, an incubator for start-ups specialising in disease treatment and prevention taking into account an individual's genes, environment and lifestyle.

People

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LinkedIn

Mark Ashton-Rigby

CEO

Further reading

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Barclays Adds Prominent Investment Executives to Board

Caitlin Ostroff

Web

September 26, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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TV AD | Family Springboard Mortgage

September 20, 2019

Companies

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News

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August 11, 2020
WebWire
Barclays announces new additions to its Investment Bank teams leading work on environmental, social and governance-related finance work with clients, with Managing Director and Director appointments in Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, and Advisory. "The financial services industry has a significant role to play in helping the world move to a greener and more sustainable future. These appointments will provide significant expertise and focus for our clients on ESG topics," say...
Rebekah Evans
August 7, 2020
Express.co.uk
BARCLAYS is used by hundreds of thousands of Britons each year. But for those who are thinking of switching, an understanding of current rates and options is key.
Sima Kotecha
July 29, 2020
BBC News
Barclays and Deloitte join a group of business leaders committed to increasing workplace diversity.
Rebecca Perring
July 29, 2020
Express.co.uk
CORONAVIRUS was continuing to hit banks today as it emerged Santander has been hit by its first loss in its 160-year history as Barclays readies itself for an avalanche of COVID-19 loan defaults.
July 22, 2020
WebWire
Barclays has announced the appointment of Stephen Shapiro as Group General Counsel, in addition to his current role as Group Company Secretary. Mr Shapiro will succeed Bob Hoyt, who is stepping down following nearly seven years in role, on 1 August 2020. He will join the Group Executive Committee and report directly to Group CEO Jes Staley, in his capacity as General Counsel, and to Group Chairman Nigel Higgins in his role as Company Secretary. Mr Shapiro joined Barclays in 2017, from t...
July 14, 2020
WebWire
, , , , • New digital advice service from Barclays will build a personalised investment plan that's tailored to your goals, before managing it on your behalf, , • Designed to support people who don't have the time or confidence to invest on their own, the service will initially be available to Barclays current account customers who have a minimum of £5,000 to invest, , • The launch coincides with new research revealing that over half of Brits (56 per cent) feel that they don't currently have acces...
Samantha Hurst
July 14, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
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Omar Faridi
July 14, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
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JD Alois
June 23, 2020
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BBC News
June 18, 2020
BBC News
Greene King and Lloyd's of London pledge to make donations to black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.
BBC News
June 16, 2020
BBC News
Stephen Jones has resigned from lobby group UK Finance and apologised after the remarks emerged in court.
Samantha Hurst
June 12, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ Barclays Unveils Back to Business Toolkit For UK Small Businesses. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
June 11, 2020
WebWire
Barclays has launched a toolkit to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK get back on their feet as they navigate the uncertainty created by coronavirus. The 'Barclays Back to Business' programme has been designed in partnership with the Cambridge Judge Business School and is open to all UK SMEs, in addition to the bank's one million small business customers. With nearly two thirds of businesses* (65 per cent) reporting that they will change their business practises...
Kirstin Ridley
June 9, 2020
U.S.
Barclays has dismissed as "distorted and exaggerated" legal arguments by financier Amanda Staveley, who is claiming up to 1.5 billion pounds in damages for alleged deceit over a financial crisis-era fundraising in a high-profile London trial.
Kirstin Ridley
June 8, 2020
U.S.
British buinesswoman Amanda Staveley's private equity firm told London's High Court on Monday it had received a "substantially worse" deal than Qatar when its syndicate invested billions of pounds in Barclays during the financial crisis in 2008.
Connor Coombe-Whitlock
June 5, 2020
Express.co.uk
PAYMENT freezes or holidays have been one of the main tools used by the government and other regulatory bodies to combat coronavirus. These freezes now cover a wide range of financial concerns but recent analysis reveals that many people in the UK may still not fully understand them.
Jess Sheldon
June 5, 2020
Express.co.uk
INHERITANCE TAX may need to be paid on an estate of someone who has died. However, some may want to take action to reduce an Inheritance Tax bill prior to their death.
Connor Coombe-Whitlock
June 5, 2020
Express.co.uk
PENSION transfers can face very high costs which can really hurt the asset holders themselves. This can affect certain types of pensions very badly and today, the FCA revealed that certain bans will come into force.
Connor Coombe-Whitlock
June 5, 2020
Express.co.uk
CHILD Benefit can provide families with additional income throughout the year and there is no limit on how many children can be claimed for. The state benefit can be an important part of family life but unlike other support measures, it has not received any monetary updates in light of coronavirus.
Izzie Deibe
June 4, 2020
Express.co.uk
STATE PENSION can only be claimed once you reach State Pension age. So when is it?
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