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    • London cabbie to only accept payment by Barclays Pingit for five days
    • Ian Cable was the first London taxi driver to accept chip and pin in 2004

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  • Barclays has today launched the new role of a Community Banker, promoting more than 6,500 branch staff to a highly skilled team who are focused on making our customer’s lives easier.

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    • 10 Jul 2014 09:51 GMT
    • Barclays

    Mike Saul, Head of Hospitality and Leisure at Barclays, comments on today’s monthly ONS Travel and Tourism figures for May 2014.

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  • Barclays Bank PLC announced today the launch of the Barclays Women in Leadership Exchange Traded Notes (“ETNs”) on the NYSE Arca Exchange under the ticker symbol WIL. The ETNs will begin trading tomorrow, July 10, 2014. To celebrate the launch of the Women in Leadership index family and ETNs, Barclays will also ring the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on July 10, 2014.

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  • Privates Gymnasium Brecht from Hamburg, Germany has won the coveted title of Yes2Chess champion school, an international chess competition for primary school children, having emerged triumphant from the Yes2Chess finals in London this week. Yes2Chess was developed by Barclaycard and the charity Chess in Schools and Communities, and is part of Barclays’ commitment to helping 5 million young people fulfil their potential.

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  • Mike Rigby, Head of Manufacturing at Barclays, comments on today's ONS Index of Production statistics.

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    • 04 Jul 2014 09:27 GMT
    • Barclays

    Richard Lowe, Head of Retail & Wholesale at Barclays, comments on today’s SMMT figures.

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  • Barclays today announced the creation of its Compliance Career Academy, an externally recognised programme designed to transform and professionalise Compliance.

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  • The role of women in farming is changing, paving the way for the next generation of optimistic and ambitious female farmers, reveals a new report by Barclays Agriculture. Despite many farmers having faced a difficult start to the year with adverse flooding impacting thousands of UK farms, nearly nine in ten female farmers (88%) say they are optimistic about the future of their farm – the same figure as men.

    • Nearly nine in ten female farmers optimistic about the future role of women in agriculture reveals new Barclays Agriculture report
    • Barclays Business forecasts increase in number of female farmers over the next 2 – 3 years
    • The UK’s largest livestock trade event, the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers takes place on July 2nd and July 3rd

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    • 01 Jul 2014 19:00 GMT
    • Barclays

    Barclays announces the appointment of Tim Luke as a Vice Chairman and Managing Director in its Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) Investment Banking team in New York.

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