Barclays Bank

'Round-Up Spare Change' Giant Bstow Shows Innovation Happens In Non-Profits, Too

The lion’s share of donations still come in from licked envelopes with a stamp and a check inside, according to my own straw poll of a number of charities from Goodwill to my local food bank. In short, it’s outdated and it turns out non-profits are looking to technology to grow their impact with …

Entrepreneurship

Family of British rapper missing in South America issue coded message pleading for him to get in touch

A family has issued a coded message begging a missing British rapper to get in touch after he disappeared on Friday, April 13.<p>Kenny Mukendi …

Sam Smith

Teenager arrested in connection with armed robbery at bank

A teenager has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a bank.<p>North Wales Police have said they arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion …

News (Wales)

Major law firms, Law Society and top academics back launch of major lawtech incubator

23 April 2018<p>Blacklaws: Forum for solicitors<p>A host of leading law firms, the Law Society and universities have teamed up with Barclays Bank to launch …

Law (UK)

Want A Job? First, You Have To Impress The Robot

These days, getting a dream job isn’t as predictable as it used to be. Big firms like Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and Barclays Bank are utilizing …

Employment

Wholefood cafe Prana set to open inside old Barclays Bank building in Leicester

A wholefood cafe, catering for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets, is to open next month in Leicester.<p>Prana will be based in the former Barclays …

Banking (UK)

Robots interviewing graduates for jobs at top city firms as students practice how to impress AI

As a nervous university student keen to make a good impression, you would be forgiven for wanting to comb your hair, polish your shoes and maybe even clean your teeth before a job interview.<p>But this kind of preparation could soon become a thing of the past, as prestigious city graduate schemes - …

Technology (UK)

These are the offenders convicted at Truro Magistrates' Court this week - Cornwall Live

It has been another busy week in our law courts as they deal with a wide range of cases.<p>Anyone who has been charged by the police with an offence …

Crime

Lyft Delivers Carbon-Neutral Rides

The ride-hailing company announced on Thursday that it plans to become one of the largest voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets in the world.<p>Over the years, John Zimmer, the co-founder and president of Lyft, has often pointed to a class he took as an undergraduate as the source of his ideas about …

Sustainability

‘We don’t want to be in a situation where the customer is creeped out’: How Barclays US is using AI

The race to become the customer’s mobile digital banking ecosystem is getting tighter — and Barclays wants in.<p>The bank behind popular co-branded …

Advertising Industry

Barclays CEO Jes Staley faces fine over whistleblower incident

Barclays’ £3.9m-a-year chief executive, Jes Staley, is to keep his job despite facing a reprimand and a fine from regulators over his attempts to unmask an internal whistleblower.<p>The size of the financial penalty that will be imposed on Staley – who received a bonus of more than £1m in 2017 – has …

Business (India)

Steinhoff shareholders to voice concerns over their losses - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Shareholders of retail giant Steinhoff are expected to voice their concerns regarding the losses incurred since the share price collapse was …

News (South Africa)

Man appears in court over robbery at Queensferry bank

A MAN has appeared in court accused of robbing a Deeside bank.<p>Joseph John Hennigan, 32, appeared from custody at Wrexham Magistrates Court charged …

News (Wales)

WSJ City: Barclays CEO Fined but Keeps Job, Don't Worry About a Recession (Yet)

Good morning from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers concise, smart news on business and finance for mobile. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>Barclays chief executive Jes Staley will keep his job …

Business

UK to fine Barclays CEO over whistleblower incident

British regulators are to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley an undisclosed amount after he breached rules by trying to uncover a …

Bank of England

Mother reveals pressure to breastfeed put her in therapy

Lauren Marks-Clees, 31, from Sevenoaks, Kent felt under pressure to breastfeed as soon as she attended NCT classes and struggled physically and …

Pregnancy

Barclays boss Jes Staley faces a fine from the financial watchdogs

Both the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) claim Jes Staley's actions violated rules that require him …

Finance

Barclays board may be a step too far for activist Bramson

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Barclays bank building is seen at Canary Wharf in London<p>By Sinead Cruise and Simon Jessop<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Major Barclays …

Investing

Monzo launches pre-arranged overdraft: but should you use it?

<b>Over 500,000 existing Monzo customers will have the option to withdraw more than their account balance as the challenger bank rolls out its new</b> …

Banking

Bangor's derelict Courthouse to be revamped for use of local community

Plans for the future of the derelict Bangor Courthouse have been revealed by Department of Justice.<p>The iconic building is set to be transferred from …

Belfast

Santander bank worker admits embezzlement

<b>A bank worker has admitted helping to embezzle more than £50,000 from customers.</b><p>Rameez Ahmed Hamid, 32, took details including security information from clients of Santander bank, where he worked.<p>He later created new accounts for two of them. Money was then transferred from the accounts.<p>Suspicions …

Santander Bank

Slaughters gets the call on Ultra Electronics corruption probe

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is making AI document review available on all casework from this month, a move that will enable the processing of half …

Corruption

RBS and HSBC among Britain's worst high street banks in latest complaints data

HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) were the two national high street banks with the most complaints in the second half of last year, according to …

Investing

Customers evacuated from Barclays bank

CUSTOMERS at Barclays have been evacuated from the bank with smoke billowing out of the doors on the Hardshaw Street branch.<p>Police were called to the …

St Helens

Proceedings in second FERAcase against TTV stayed

The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed all further proceedings in a second Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) case pending since 1996 against …

India

Kent girl Poppy Martin with brain tumour raising money for treatment in USA

Poppy Martin (pictured), three, of Whitstable in Kent, was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis when she was just 16 months and has already lost sight in …

Cancer

Davenports abandons plans to open new Jewellery Quarter bar

Davenports has abandoned its plans to open a bar in a former Birmingham police station - saying its focus is now on launching a new venue in …

Birmingham, UK

Masked robbers armed with crowbars steal 'substantial amount of cash' in Queensferry bank robbery

Armed robbers have stole a 'substantial amount of cash' from a Flintshire bank.<p>Two men dressed in boiler suits, wearing masks and balaclavas, and …

News (Wales)

SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Princess Diana's dance partner Wayne Sleep laments royal wedding snub

Ballet star Wayne Sleep, who whisked Princess Diana off her feet at the Royal Opera House in 1985, is clearly rankled by not being invited to the …

Royal Weddings

Barclays Bank Pivots on ‘Infection’ Study, Now Mulling Crypto Trading Desk

Insiders say UK’s Barclays bank may be investigating opening a cryptocurrency trading desk just a week after releasing a report comparing investors …

Bitcoin