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Sale of majority shareholding in VocaLink to MasterCard

Sale of majority shareholding in VocaLink to MasterCard

Barclays has confirmed the sale of the majority of its shareholding in VocaLink to Mastercard for £104m.

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From inclusion to empowerment

Ashok Vaswani, CEO, Barclays UK, explains how Barclays is taking the debate from ‘digital inclusion’ to ‘digital empowerment'.

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Where Barclays has led, others are following

In this Pioneers blog, Mark McLane, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), demonstrates how Barclays recognises the vital role that D&I plays in our business.

Placing D&I at the heart of everything we doPlacing D&I at the heart of everything we do

Barclaycard turns 50

Like Barclays, Barclaycard has a history of pioneering and innovation, revolutionising the world of payments and shopping since it launched half a century ago.

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Consumer spending remains buoyant despite Brexit vote

Consumer spending in the UK remained resilient both before and after the EU referendum, according to Barclaycard.

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Annual Report 2015

A strategy that answers the business challenges ahead

At the heart of Barclays’ strategy is to build on our strength as a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank, anchored in the two financial centres of the world, London and New York.
Jes Staley, Group Chief Executive Officer
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Financial highlights for 2015

Our core businesses performed very well over the course of the year, generating an adjusted Return on Tangible Equity of 10.9%.
Tushar Morzaria, Barclays Group Finance Director

Addressing the issues facing Barclays today

Banking is in the eye of a perfect storm. It was in full consciousness of this, that I undertook the role as your Chairman at the end of April, with the strong conviction that we could not only stabilise the situation relatively quickly, but also return the Group to prosperity during my tenure.
John McFarlane, Chairman
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Leading on change

Growing Businesses, Growing our Economy

We have launched a new report on the future of business scale-ups in the UK. This is the culmination of a partnership, established in January last year, with the business schools of both the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.

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Barclays history - 300 years and counting

325 years and counting

We've always welcomed bright ideas and new technology: from backing the fastest steam ships in the world to making payments as easy as swiping your finger.

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Barclays history - 300 years and counting

Citizenship in action

Citizenship means taking into account the needs of all our stakeholders and making decisions which are positive for our customers and clients, shareholders, colleagues and communities

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Latest from Barclays

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Make Barclays your bank of choice

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

Barclays in numbers

Over 40 countries
in which Barclays operates

130,000
employees worldwide

Over 325 years
of history and expertise in banking

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