Barclays Bank has helped UK children's charity the NSPCC to launch an app to provide counselling to young people in need of emotional support directly through their smartphone.
Barclaycard is tapping into the popularity of Uber to launch a loyalty programme for UK credit card holders.
Data released by Barclaycard today as part of its latest Contactless Spending Index shows supermarket shoppers are increasingly turning to ‘touch and go’ as their payment method of choice when making purchases up to the value of £30.
Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays have been named as a key partners in a new drive by the UK Government to arm the nation with digital skills and place Britain at the forefront of a sweeping technological revolution.
After a weekend which saw many Barclays customers unable to make instore payments and ATM withdrawals, today it was the turn of HSBC business banking clients to suffer, locked out of their accounts online.
Contactless payment technology is migrating from the plastic card to high street jewellery and watch brands under deals agreed by Barclays with DCK Group and Tappy Technologies.
Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the UK’s credit and debit card transactions, has retained its contract to provide payment solutions to Transport for London (TfL) for another seven years, with an option to extend for a further three years.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales made a trip to Barclays’ Eagle Lab in Notting Hill London, with the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), to meet entrepreneurs making waves in technology and sustainability (pictures attached).
Fintech startups are setting new standards for customer control and experience, forcing high street banks to up their game, says UK charity the Fairbanking Foundation.
Thomson Reuters has moved to strengthen its KYC management services and legal entity data by buying Clarient and Avox from the DTCC and its bank partners. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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