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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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How Barclays Helps Prepare People for the Workplace
In 2017 Barclays helped upskill 2.1m people through our flagship LifeSkills and Connect with Work programmes. The challenge: The global labour market is undergoing major structural changes with far-reaching implications for future workforces. Our ambition: We aim to address unemployment by focusing on three key areas - upskilling, training and...
Mar 19, 2018 9:25 AM ET
Five Steps to Successful Dynamic Working
57% of Barclays colleagues now work dynamically, with take-up increasing every week. A new ‘White Paper’ sets-out the secrets of Barclays’ success.  Dynamic working was launched across Barclays in June 2015 and 57% of colleagues are now signed up. A new report from Barclays explores why colleagues want to work dynamically and how we've made it possible. The report identified five key...
Mar 8, 2018 9:25 AM ET
Beth Jenkins: New Resources to Speed Employees Up the Intrapreneurial Learning Curve
At any given time, in any given company, there can be hundreds of employees with ideas for profitable new products, services, and business models that also create value for society. These would-be “intrapreneurs” come from all different backgrounds and roles, and many have never started a new venture before. The learning curve can be steep. We have learned that intrapreneurs strongly...
Jan 22, 2018 1:40 PM ET
Barclays Sponsors Women's Business Council Report to Explore UK Skills Gap
For a long time, organisations have focused on young generations as a way to bring in new talent. Recruitment trends emphasise the hiring and retention of millennials, despite the fact that our population is formed of multiple generations and that the workforce is ageing. We are also seeing changes in the needs of the workforce, with more workers needing time out of work for various reasons at...
Dec 11, 2017 7:25 AM ET
Barclays and NYU Launch Veterans Future Lab in New York City
Recognizing the importance of providing mentoring and support to early-stage start-ups founded by United States military veterans, and with a commitment to veteran-owned enterprises, Barclays and NYU Tandon School of Engineering launched the Veterans Future Lab...
Dec 6, 2017 7:40 AM ET