The activist investor who is pushing for a strategic shift at Barclays has hit back at the bank’s directors after they urged shareholders to oppose his appointment to the board.
Barclays bosses have opposed the appointment of activist investor Edward Bramson to the bank’s board, ahead of a meeting next month.
A former Barclays banker has been convicted of manipulating Euribor interest rates at the height of the financial crisis.
Barclays has embarked on a radical executive and organisational shake-up, with Tim Throsby, the boss of the investment banking division, quitting the lender as it battles an activist investor.
Barclays has announced a £14 billion lending fund to help small businesses cope with Brexit.
A ground-breaking sponsorship deal for women’s football could mark the start of “three huge years” in the development of the sport, according to the Football Association’s Kelly Simmons.
Barclays boss Jes Staley will meet face-to-face with Edward Bramson next week, when the activist investor is expected to further elaborate on his vision for the banking giant.
Banks and building societies are being hit by more than one IT or security failure that potentially stops customers making payments every day, a Which? Money investigation has found.
Sir Gerry Grimstone, chairman of Barclays’ investment banking and international arm, is to step down from his position at the end of the month.
Banking giant Barclays has insisted activist investor Edward Bramson should not take a seat on its board as it revealed flat profits and a £150 million hit to cover Brexit disruption.
Banking giant Barclays has ramped up measures to help small businesses navigate the risks posed by continued Brexit uncertainty.
Barclays is set to reveal a steep fall in annual profits on Thursday, adding to the banking giant’s headaches as it comes under pressure from an activist investor.
Tributes have been paid to the families of two lawyers killed in an avalanche in Italy’s Alps.
Barclays has been given the green light to transfer 190 billion euros (£160 billion) worth of assets to Ireland.
The Barclays chief executive has said that activist investor Edward Bramson, one of the lender’s largest shareholders, has not laid out his strategy for the bank.
Cake chain Patisserie Valerie has collapsed into administration, putting more than 3,000 jobs at risk.
Charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis have been dismissed.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said yesterday a £3.6 billion deal struck with the US Department for Justice was a “milestone moment” in its efforts to clean up the business.
UK banking and economic growth are under the spotlight this week, with experts forecasting mixed results and a weakening respectively.
Banking giant Barclays has launched a tool to help businesses manage their key data all in one place.
A leading bank says more needs to be done to translate youthful enthusiasm into entrepreneurship across Scotland.
A fledgling brewery in the north-east has secured a £120,000 funding package to increase production capacity more than six fold.
Barclays is to sell its French retail banking business to AnaCap Financial Partners as it continues to sell off non-core assets.
The Brexit vote has dealt a hammer blow to heavyweight financial stocks, with some shares being temporarily suspended this morning as the losses stack up
Moray businessman Srinivas Badam said yesterday he had nearly doubled turnover at his retailing venture, MS Corp, after investing nearly £500,000 in a Buckie-based post office network and a convenience store in Macduff.
Oil prices are on their way up and there is no new financial crisis about to derail recovery in the global economy, a top banker said on a visit to Aberdeen yesterday.
North-east law firm Aberdein Considine has further diversified its business outside the region having secured new corporate and public sector clients.
The number of millionaires in Scotland has soared over the past five years, according to new research.
A competition watchdog probe into small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) banking is a chance to end a duopoly in the market in Scotland, a business chief said yesterday.
British branded goods are worth more to overseas consumers than those branded Scottish, English or Welsh, according to research commissioned by Barclays Corporate Banking.
The banking industry is upping its game in its fight against fraud.
Britain's "big four" lenders are facing a full-scale competition probe over personal accounts and small business banking under plans set out by the watchdog yesterday.