Let’s push possible together

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Why choose Barclays?

Industry expertise

Decades of industry expertise you can bank on.

Our sector-specific Relationship Directors offer in-depth knowledge of your market.

Global network

Local experts globally, global experts locally.

We provide world-class solutions, insight and support – wherever you need.

Best of Barclays

There’s corporate banking and then there’s connected banking.

Through your Relationship Director, you can access Barclays’ capabilities across markets.


Low carbon economy, high on our agenda.

We’re committed to helping our clients realise their sustainability plans.

Hear from our clients

Preparing for future possibilities means making sure you have a banking partner that can help you connect to them, today.

We can give you access to the best of Barclays – our industry expertise, our breadth of services, and our global network.

So together, we can push possible.

But don’t just take our word for it, see what our clients have to say.

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.


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 within that international growth.  


3.       Industry experts connecting you to solutions


Julian Tighe,CEO, ASTA:

Barclays expertise in the market allow Barclays to provide Asta with tailored solutions, we can rely on Barclays.


Rajan Kumar, Managing Director, Whispering Smith:

They understand our working capital cycle really well and they understand trade finance beautifully.


Nick Longley, Group Financial Controller, Titan Europe:

The Barclays Relationship Director spent a lot of time in one to one meetings with myself sharing information and data about the company, trying to understand what the companies cash flow needs were, both now and in the future.


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 own renewable energy.


Daniel Graham, MD, Birchall Tea:

We’re very proud to have achieved carbon neutral status for the company and all its products earlier this year. This factory here in Amesbury is completely run on solar power. We went to Barclays for financial support to help fund the factory. They were outstanding in reacting quickly. 


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 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.


Nick Longley, Group Financial Controller, Titan Europe:

I’d recommend Barclays, just because of the changeover process, it went so well.

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