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From the Archives: recruitment then and now

We delve into the archives to uncover our pioneering efforts to recruit the best and brightest in banking.

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Brits are reliable, smart and polite but lack passion

New research from Barclays has found the British reserve may be holding UK businesses back, with more than half of overseas leaders saying they were too polite.

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Trail blazing in the fast paced payments landscape

James Allan, Head of Corporate Banking FX, explains how Barclays is leading the way with our digital payments agenda.

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Redefining the sharing economy

'The sharing economy' is one of the hottest topics in the business world, but do we really understand what the term means?

Ian Rand, CEO of Business Banking shares his viewsIan Rand, CEO of Business Banking shares his views
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Half year results

Very good performance in the second quarter

"The strategy to build a transatlantic, consumer, corporate and investment bank with a global reach is in very good shape"

Jes Staley, Barclays CEO

Our resultsOur results

Financial highlights for H1 2016

"Our core business generated a double digit return yet again in the quarter. Our Non-Core unit continued to progress, reducing risk weighted assets and we are on target to close that unit by the end of next year."

Tushar Morzaria, Barclays Group Finance Director

Our resultsOur results
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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.

Learn more about the partnership and download the reportLearn more about the partnership and download the report
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

Learn more about Citizenship at BarclaysLearn more about Citizenship at Barclays

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Latest from Barclays


Barclays named in top 100 companies for working mums

17 Oct 2016, 12:00 BST


Sale of Italian non-core assets

12 Oct 2016, 16:00 BST


Sale of UK Trust business

06 Oct 2016, 10:00 BST

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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

employees worldwide

Over 325 years
of history and expertise in banking

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