News & Blog

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News & Blog
  • First Barclays Eagle Lab lands in Scotland to boost scale-up support

    First Barclays Eagle Lab lands in Scotland to boost scale-up support

    17th January 2018

    Barclays has opened the doors to Scotland’s first Eagle Lab, in Edinburgh, in partnership with CodeBase.

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  • Rising Inflation and Cybercrime are the Biggest SME Fears for 2018

    Rising Inflation and Cybercrime are the Biggest SME Fears for 2018

    3rd January 2018

    Rising inflation and cybersecurity are the most common fears among British SMEs for 2018, according to new research from Barclays Business Banking.

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  • Barclays launches pioneering range of green Corporate Banking products

    Barclays launches pioneering range of green Corporate Banking products

    15th December 2017

    Barclays Corporate Banking announces the launch of a suite of Green Finance products, designed to help the bank’s clients fund more sustainable projects in the UK and around the world.

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  • The force is with fraudsters this Christmas as Barclays warns that ‘perfect present pressure’ puts Scots at risk

    The force is with fraudsters this Christmas as Barclays warns that ‘perfect present pressure’ puts Scots at risk

    1st December 2017

    Christmas gift giving pressure is causing Brits to drop their guard and increasing their chance of being targeted by seasonal online scams, according to new data from Barclays.

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  • Scottish entrepreneurs face scale up challenge

    Scottish entrepreneurs face scale up challenge

    28th November 2017

    Scottish entrepreneurs have benefited from a modest uplift in funding for new businesses, according to the Barclays Entrepreneurs Index, which tracks the UK entrepreneurial lifecycle.

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  • Barclays warns Scotland faces most fraudulent online Christmas ever

    Barclays warns Scotland faces most fraudulent online Christmas ever

    17th November 2017

    This Christmas looks set to be one of the most fraudulent ever for online shoppers in Scotland, according to new data from Barclays. With fraud and scams becoming increasingly sophisticated, and with record numbers getting ready to do their Christmas shopping online, Barclays is warning of a perfect storm for seasonal online theft.

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  • The time is now for Scottish manufacturers to invest in smart tech, says Barclays Corporate Banking report

    The time is now for Scottish manufacturers to invest in smart tech, says Barclays Corporate Banking report

    17th November 2017

    New research from Barclays Corporate Banking shows 76% of manufacturers in Scotland are confident about Britain’s ability to compete in the international marketplace over the next five years, mirroring the findings of the Made Smarter report published earlier this month.

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  • Barclays bolsters Scottish agri-team in drive to support sector

    Barclays bolsters Scottish agri-team in drive to support sector

    15th November 2017

    Barclays has announced two key appointments to its Scotland agricultural team as it continues to extend its on-the-ground support for the Scottish agriculture sector and invest in the future of farming.

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  • Barclays expand Scottish team with regional appointments

    Barclays expand Scottish team with regional appointments

    10th October 2017

    Barclays has announced key appointments across its Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow Business Banking teams as the bank continues to extend its on-the-ground support across the regions for Scottish SMEs and scale-up businesses.

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  • Scotland meeting demand for skilled digital workers, new research reveals

    Scotland meeting demand for skilled digital workers, new research reveals

    18th September 2017

    New research from Barclays reveals that employees in Scotland score among the highest of all UK regions for their digital skills and are currently meeting the digital skills demand from employers.

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