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Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions (C&ES) make new appointments

Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions (C&ES) today announced it has appointed Justin Crossland to lead its expanded focus on providing strategic employee benefit consulting services to its corporate clients. Justin will be joined by David Wicken, who will drive the consulting service around flexible benefits. Through a broad and in-depth consulting approach, Justin and David…

Barclays teams up with The Positive Ageing Company

Barclays has announced it has joined forces with The Positive Ageing Company to deliver an online tool to help employers support the differing financial needs of today’s multi-generational workforce. The solution provides employers the opportunity to address and support the challenges of ageing – a timely offering given that total expenditure on long-term care services…

Barclays Boss Curt Hess honoured at ‘gay Oscars’

Barclays CEO Curt Hess scooped the corporate ‘Straight Ally of the Year’ award at the Out In the City and G3 Magazine Awards on Friday night (25 April 2014). The glitzy award ceremony, dubbed Britain’s ‘gay oscars’ saw celebrities including Tom Daley and Paul O’Grady receive gongs. The event paid tribute to the individuals and…

Barclays launches auto-enrolment solution for SME’s

Barclays Corporate and Employer Solutions (C&ES) has launched a new auto enrolment solution to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as they set up pension schemes for their employees. The announcement coincides with the latest deadline for SME auto enrolment, as companies with 160-249 employees are required to be compliant by 1 April. Available now,…

Catherine Muirden: Becoming a parent

Catherine Muirden, Director of HR, Barclays Retail explains the extensive maternity policies in place at Barclays. Becoming a parent is a life-changing event, at whatever stage in our working lives that it takes place. From preparing ourselves for the new baby, to the challenges to our time, energy and resources which raising a child creates,…

Barclays Bank tops list for number of complaints

Consumer complaints reported by financial services firms fell by 500,000 between the second half of 2012 and the first half of 2013. Data published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) showed 2.9 million complaints were made in the first half of 2013, compared to 3.4 million consumer complaints reported by firms in the previous six…

Google, Ernst & Young and EDF Energy to help tackle ethnic minority youth unemployment

Race for Opportunity (RfO) has launched a search for a Youth Advisory Panel to help to tackle youth unemployment amongst ethnic minorities. Over 125 top UK employers are seeking young people of Black, Asian and minority ethnicities (BAME) to advise on improving recruitment. These include Ernst & Young, Barclays Capital, EDF Energy, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd,…

TUI Travel PLC, the BBC and learnpurple are some of the best places to find an internship as the National Council for Work Experience (NCWE) announces the winners of its annual Awards.  TUI Travel PLC, the world’s leading international leisure travel group, beat more than 250 companies to be crowned overall winner at yesterday’s (23…

Inbound Vs Outbound Recruitment Marketing A short description of inbound marketing for graduate recruitment in the UK.   Internship Tips Internship tips from graduate recruitment specialists representing Barclays Capital, UBS and Goldman Sachs. Find out tips about what is expected of graduates during an internship, how long their internships last, what support receive. The Guardian London…

Barclays and HSBC both announced better than expected rise in profits, boosted by performance in their investment arms. With more banks due to announce similar results, this return to high profits is likely to spark the debate over city bonuses. With bankers at Barclay’s investments banks seeing their pay and bonuses double, up to nearly…

Despite gloomy economic forecasts there are some encouraging results emerging in relation to new business start-ups, according to the chief executive of the National Federation of Enterprise Agencies. George Derbyshire said figures from Barclays show that in the first quarter of this year almost 100,000 new businesses opened, which he insisted was a "very strong…

People’s dreams of being their own boss can blind them to the realities of establishing a business, an industry body has said. According to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), establishing a firm is a "kind of lifestyle choice". A spokesperson for the organisation said: "It is a risk setting up a business, there is…