Economic Growth

Barclays has been part of the fabric of the UK for over 328 years. In addition to our role in the UK as a leading employer and provider of financial services across all segments of the economy, we will also pursue targeted local economic growth initiatives working in partnership with a range of stakeholders.

  • We will support business growth across the UK through a range of dedicated regional and industry focused growth funds. 
  • We will work with a range of partners to identify the opportunities to build thriving local economies and run pilot schemes in four different local economies around the UK by 2022.

Building Thriving Local Economies

At a time of economic change, it’s really important to work together to help the UK to go forward. We believe that economic success comes from the hard work of people, communities and businesses in local communities around the UK.

Helping to deliver the Northern Powerhouse

Barclays and the UK Government have agreed key priorities to deliver economic growth, champion the region and sharpen efforts to help its connectivity. More broadly, we want to promote and celebrate major projects in the North which really help to demonstrate the tangible growth of the Northern economy.