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Access to employment

We will help people gain access to vital skills they need to get into work and support entrepreneurs to scale businesses and create employment opportunities.

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Barclays Pioneers: Improving Lives in Africa
Susan Payne is leading a unique collaboration between Barclays and healthcare company GSK to transform lives in Africa. Susan, what is the Barclays GSK Partnership? The partnership brings together the skills and expertise of a bank and healthcare company to develop and test new models that will increase access to healthcare and improve economic livelihoods across...
Sep 21, 2016 2:05 PM ET
Barclays Pioneers: From Inclusion to Empowerment
Growing up, if I wanted to speak to someone I would meet them face to face; if I needed to learn something, I would ask someone or look it up in a book; and when I needed to get somewhere new, I would use a map to navigate myself. Back then, I never would have guessed that one day, all this and more could be done by simply using a mobile phone. Now, in the press of a button I can speak...
Jul 27, 2016 9:30 AM ET
Barclays Introduces Spectrum Allies
Barclays’ Spectrum network focuses on supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people within Barclays and is open to all employees who are interested in the LGBT community. One strand of Spectrum’s work is to coordinate allies of the LGBT community in challenging homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, and to educate others on the importance of equality. We asked...
May 23, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Barclays Supports one of the Biggest Events in the London Calendar
The Pride in London Parade could not be more different from the original Gay Pride Rally in 1972. With no corporate sponsorship and closure of central London roads, the parade had a strong but humble beginning. The first official UK Gay Pride Rally was held in central London on 1 July 1972 and saw more than 2,000 people participate. This date was chosen as the nearest Saturday to the...
May 20, 2016 8:30 AM ET
Barclays Invests over £250m in Communities
Barclays has a broader role in the community, in addition to our core business activities. As part of the 2015 Citizenship Plan, Barclays committed to invest £250m in the community by the end of 2015, investing both funds and the time and expertise of Barclays’ employees to deliver a positive social impact in the communities in which we operate. This commitment, presented as part of the...
Apr 7, 2016 2:35 PM ET