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Heart of the financial district for over 300 years

Heart of the financial district for over 300 years

During our 325 year history, Barclays has only had two head offices – 54 Lombard Street in the City of London and 1 Churchill Place in Canary Wharf – the UK’s two main financial districts.

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Jes Staley appointed Barclays Group Chief Executive

Mr Staley will take up his role, and join the Barclays Boards as a Director, with effect from 1 December 2015.

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Leading on change

Launching an idea

Are you a fintech start-up looking to scale quickly? You should apply for the Barclays Accelerator programme.  Read our case studies to see how Barclays Accelerator helped.

Read the RangeForce case studyRangeForce case study Read the Everledger case studyEverledger case study Read the Cutover case studyCutover case study Find out more about Barclays AcceleratorBarclays Accelerator
Barclays history - 300 years and counting

300 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 is a fundamental part of how Barclays is changing to become the ‘Go-To’ bank for all our stakeholders, and one of the ways in which we live and embed our Purpose and Values.

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Barclays launches Rise global community

Barclays opened the doors of Rise New York, a physical space and virtual global community designed to pioneer the future of financial technology in July. In October we opened a hub in Africa and by the end of 2016, Barclays plans to have opened Rise hubs in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Make Barclays your ‘Go-To’ bank

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Barclays in numbers

Over 50 countries
in which Barclays operates

48 million
customers worldwide

Over 325 years
of history and expertise in banking

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