How does being connected to possibility feel?
1. A shared commitment to success
Humphrey Cobbold, Chief Executive Officer, PureGym:
There were many people saying that this business was doomed to failure and wouldn’t succeed, it’s a real credit to Barclays that they saw the potential in the business.
Victoria Stapleton, Founder and Creative Director, Brora:
They’re very good at thinking outside the box and putting people together.
Samantha Aarvold, Head of Financial Control, Guide Dogs:
Barclays commitment to looking at the needs of disabled people and people with accessibility issues has been critical to our relationship.
Simon Dixon, Founder, Rockar:
Innovation is at the heart of what Barclays are doing. Having that recognition that Barclay’s were behind us meant our customers could trust that as well.
2. Support for your global aspirations
Nicholas Anderson, Group Chief Executive, Spirex-Sarco Engineering plc:
Our relationship with Barclays dates back to 1932 and we’re very proud of that history and that relationship.
Looking forward we see great opportunities for the business around the world in terms of growth and expansion and improvements in technology developments.
Ali Smeaton, Director, Morphsuits:
One of the key things that Barclays does for our business is help us fund our large export business.
They have a fantastic set of products to support our business and we’re a truly global business.
Graeme Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, JCB:
They provide on a global basis, which is very important to us, real innovative financial solutions.
Alex Albone, Founder, Pipers:
We sell our crisps in 39 countries, we will rely upon Barclays for help with that international growth.
3. Industry experts connecting you to solutions
Rajan Kumar, Managing Director, Whispering Smith:
They understand our working capital cycle really well and they understand trade finance beautifully.
Simon Longbottom, CEO, Stonegate Pub Company:
There’s a dynamic dialogue going along whereby they understand the kind of products that are going to work for us.
Mark Phillips, Sales Director, Express Bi-Fold Doors
They understand our business intimately and can support us with our growth and expansion plans for the future.
4. A shared passion for a better tomorrow
Richard Clothier, Managing Director, Wyke Farms Ltd:
One of the things we worked really well on together was developing our renewable energy business at a time when the technology was unproven. All the cheese that we make here in Somerset is made using our renewable energy.
Martin Dalby, CEO, Center Parcs UK:
Ensuring that our business is successful and sustainable into the future is very, very important.
Eric Fairburn, CEO & Founder, Pod Point:
The amount of charging infrastructure we’ve got to build to enable the mass adoption of electric vehicles is, is immense.
Marc Ottolini, CEO, Airlabs:
On that journey towards becoming the global leader in, air pollution control I think Barclays will play a very important role.
Max Aitken, Co-CEO, Estover Energy
I really mean it when I say no one else could have done it.