Barclays

One of the big four clearing banks, Barclays has a history that can be traced back 300 years. It owns credit card business Barclaycard and has a strong investment banking arm in Barclays Capital to go with its high street retail presence. It employs almost 150,000 people around the world.

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Elon Musk Awarded With Axel Springer Award In Berlin

It’s been a… strange year. But there have been some lighter, albeit somewhat baffling, moments in the business world. See

December 18, 2020

Barclays UK chair Sir Ian Cheshire will step down at the start of next year, in a sudden departure after

December 18, 2020
Barclays fined £26m for mistreatment of customers in arrears

The UK’s financial watchdog has fined Barclays £26m for failures in its treatment of customers who fell into financial difficulties.

December 15, 2020

In what will be seen as a big boost for retailers, this past weekend has beaten Black Friday to the

December 8, 2020
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Barclays has increased its financing of fossil fuel firms despite setting a ‘net zero’ goal for itself earlier this year

November 11, 2020
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Jes Staley is reportedly set to stay on as chief executive of Barclays, despite the lender coming under pressure to

October 19, 2020
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Financier Amanda Staveley has cut her £1.6bn damages claim against Barclays by more than half, the High Court heard.  Staveley’s

October 12, 2020
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Not all British banks are convinced of the need to invest large sums to crack down on dirty money, meaning

September 24, 2020
Barclays has set aside another £1.6bn to brace for a pandemic surge in bad loans

Barclays has set aside £1.6bn to insulate itself against further loan losses in the coronavirus-hit second quarter of 2020, it

July 29, 2020
Barclays bankers seeking credit crisis-era emergency funding used sexist and disparaging language when discussing Amanda Staveley, according to court documents

Barclays bankers seeking credit crisis-era emergency funding used sexist and disparaging language when discussing the businesswoman whose firm led a

July 23, 2020
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Financier Amanda Staveley’s private equity firm today told the High Court it had received a “substantially worse” deal than Qatar

June 8, 2020
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When the dust settles, will business emerge having played its part and who will have stayed true to their purpose?

May 1, 2020

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