We move, lend, invest and protect money worldwide
Barclays at a glance
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
"Becoming the ‘Go-To’ bank is our corporate goal. The pursuit of it will drive our thinking, our decisions and our actions." Antony Jenkins, Barclays Group Chief Executive.
Antony Jenkins, Barclays Group Chief Executive, sets out the results of Barclays Strategic Review, details of the Transform Programme which will take Barclays towards becoming the ‘Go-To’ bank, and information on the future performance, size and shape of the business.
Barclays around the world
Learn more about our operations worldwide and find local contacts
Board and Executive Committee members
All about Barclays' Board and Executive Committee
Framework, code and rules
Framework, code and rules
All of our corporate governance practices have been brought together in one document, Corporate Governance in Barclays. This framework provides the basis for promoting the highest standards of corporate governance in Barclays.
The Board's principal duty is to create and deliver sustainable shareholder value through setting Barclays' strategy and overseeing its implementation. We pay due regard to matters affecting Barclays' future, and the impact decisions could have on our stakeholders.
Certain responsibilities are delegated to Barclays Board Committees, which assist the Board in carrying out functions and provide independent insight of internal control and risk management. The Chairman of each Board Committee reports to the Board on the matters discussed at committee meetings.
Read a summary of our Policy on the Provision of Services by Barclays' Statutory Auditor, and our Risk Management strategy.
A history of Barclays
Barclays has more than 300 years of history. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.
Our awards and achievements
Barclays has won acclaim around the world in every part of our business
We’ve received a wealth of recognition for innovative products, exemplary people, our approach to Citizenship and more.