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Fraud smart centre

With fraud and cybersecurity breaches costing a business on average £36,5001, the price of ignoring this issue can become costly. At Barclays we are committed to providing our clients with the information they need to combat these threats.


March 2017

The scammer’s toolkit: create a sense of authority, consequence and urgency and appeal to our vanity or greed.

February 2017

With the average Briton having 118 online accounts registered to just one email address, and the rapid introduction of biometrics, is it time we finally said goodbye to the humble password?

May 2016

Organised crime costs the UK economy £24bn a year. Make sure you're not an unwitting participant.

April 2016

As the threat of cyber fraud attacks increases, we look at the steps businesses can take to mitigate their risk.

Fraud awareness videos

February 2017

Impersonation fraud costs UK businesses millions of pounds every year. Don’t get caught out. Check where the email came from; ask yourself if the request seems odd; and finally, verify the payment with a senior colleague on a trusted number. Watch our video to find out more.


July 2016

View presentations from Barclays, the Metropolitan Police and PwC who provide insight on how to identify and manage the fraud risks impacting businesses.

Other resources

You and your employees can gain City & Guilds accreditation through Barclays Digital Wings - free online modules to help you improve your awareness on fraud and other topical subjects.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about fraud contact us on:

0330 156 0155*

Information about what to do if you receive a fraudulent or suspicious email claiming to be from Barclays can be found in our FAQs section.

    More information

    For more information about how you can safeguard from other threats visit Protecting my business

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Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about fraud contact us: 0330 156 0155*