Barclays – Bondholder Dinner Profile

1. Tell us a little about Barclays

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people.
We provide corporate banking solutions to businesses with an annual turnover of more than £5 million in the UK, and to large local companies, financial institutions and multinationals in non-UK markets. We support the success and growth of our clients by providing lending, risk management, cash and liquidity management, trade finance, and asset and sales financing.

Our clients also benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays. We’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, investment banking and wealth management.

2. What’s your greatest achievement or claim to fame?

Client service is at the heart of Corporate Banking at Barclays. In a recent survey, no other bank achieved a higher rating from their corporate clients for Overall Satisfaction.

We are committed to supporting our clients by building strong and enduring relationships, ensuring that they have access to the right people at the right time. In addition to the above, no other bank achieved a higher rating from their corporate banking clients for:

• Relationship Director Satisfaction
• Relationship Support Manager Satisfaction
• Servicing Centre Satisfaction
With this commitment to quality, we are the market’s number one ‘Future Choice of Bank’.

3. What’s your next big goal?

As we continue to invest in our corporate banking expertise, we can ensure that every one of our clients, no matter their size or setting, benefits from our full commitment to their future success.

From manufacturing to retail and wholesale, not-for-profit and the public sector to telecoms, leisure
and media, our goal is to deliver dedicated industry focus and expertise.

4. Why is being in Peterborough good for business?

Peterborough’s excellent location means that we are ideally placed to service clients from across the Cambridgeshire area. Our office is centrally located in the city centre which makes us easily accessible for both staff and clients.

The innovation, energy and depth of knowledge displayed by the corporate businesses we work with in the Peterborough area are a continual source of inspiration for the Corporate Banking team, and it’s a privilege to work with such a wide and diverse range of successful businesses across a breadth of markets.