Barclays Bank

950 results about this entity

Period: 23 Mar 2006 - 14 May 2024

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Barclays Bank goes live on CLS's cross-currency swaps service

CLS, a financial market infrastructure group delivering settlement, processing and data solutions, today announced that Barclays Bank has officially gone live on its Cross Currency Swaps (CCS) service.

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iwoca amasses £270 million in investments from Citibank and Barclays

iwoca, one of Europe’s largest SME lenders, today announces a new £270m package of debt funding, taking total gross investment in the company to over £1bn since it was founded in 2012.

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Barclays extends partnership with British Gas to offer half price home energy efficiency checks

Barclays has today announced it has extended its partnership with British Gas, which helps customers explore ways they could make their homes more energy efficient.

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Barclays Eagle Labs launches Ecosystem Partnership Programme

Barclays Eagle Labs has announced the launch of the Ecosystem Partnership Programme, to provide a significant boost to tech startups.

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Barclays reports large spike in investment scams

Barclays Bank is calling for social media platforms to act fast to improve verification of financial adverts after reporting a large spike in investment scams.

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CFIT advances open finance pilots for consumers and SMEs

The UK Centre for Finance, Innovation and Technology (CFIT) is to build two working prototypes of open finance applications for providing financial advice to vulnerable consumers and to speed up credit assessments for SME loan applications.

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Barclays invests in Funding Xchange

Barclays has led a Series B financing round for Funding Xchange (FXE), a provider of white-label software for lenders to SMEs. The size of the round was not disclosed.

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Older shoppers boost growth in contactless payments

New Consumer Spend data from Barclays’ annual contactless trends report has revealed that 2023 was another record-breaking year for ‘touch and pay’, with the fastest growth coming among the over 65s.

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Barclays to close more branches

Barclays has earmarked another 22 branches for closure as it continues to trim its network in response to falling visits.

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Tesco Bank sells credit cards, loans and savings operations to Barclays

The £600 million deal has an "initial" agreement lasting 10 years.

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Wise accuses high street banks of hidden exchange rate fees

For GBP to EUR, Wise reports that HSBC has the highest fee for exchange rates (3.7%), followed by Lloyds at 3.6%, Barclays at 2.75%, and NatWest, TSB and Santander all at 2.5%.

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Barclays launches climate tech hub in Cambridge

Barclays has relaunched its Cambridge Eagle Lab with a renewed focus on helping high growth climate tech startups to connect, grow and scale. The site has undergone a significant retrofit, with the goal of reducing its carbon emissions by 90 per cent compared to 2018.

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Barclays launches Eagle Labs Academy for budding tech entrepreneurs

Barclays Eagle Labs have launched an online skills platform for budding entrepreneurs looking to become the leaders of the next tech giants.

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Barclays establishes new Energy Transition Group to support clients on the path to net zero

Barclays today announces that it is establishing a new Energy Transition Group, within its Corporate and Investment Bank.

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Barclays opens new year with plans for more branch closures

Barclays has become the first high street bank to reveal more branch closures this year, with 20 new sites earmarked to shut.

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PayPal names Barclays vet Bladon UK CEO

PayPal has hired Barclays managing director of customer and digital, Simon Bladon, as its UK CEO.

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Barclays set to shut more branches

Barclays is the latest UK bank to set out plans to trim its branch network in 2024, earmarking another 18 sites for closure.

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Barclays to cut 900 UK jobs - union

Barclays is preparing to cut 900 jobs in the UK, according to union Unite, which has branded the decision "disgraceful".

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Barclays invests in WealthOS

Barclays has led a £2 million seed funding round for WealthOS, a cloud-native and API-driven core wealthtech startup.

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Barclays launches online directory to connect businesses with investors

Barclays has launched a free online service that helps UK businesses connect to a network of investors.