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Barclays Local Business responds to flood crisis

Responding to the implications of the recent flooding across areas of the UK, Barclays Local Business has today announced that it will be offering a financial support package to all of its affected business banking customers.*

Africa facing economic challenges in a changing climate

Climate change means Africa is facing significant risks to its economies and individual businesses. With severe climate events already causing losses of up to 15% of GDP, this figure could multiply over the coming years, according to a Met Office report commissioned by Barclays and launched today.

Woolwich further strengthens mortgage range

Woolwich will tomorrow [Wednesday 11th November] introduce a new 75% tier for the first time since the Autumn of 2008, giving competitive rates on its popular 2 year fixed and tracker range.

Comment on ONS September UK Trade Statistics

·         The UK’s deficit on trade in goods and services was £3.5 billion in September, compared with the deficit of £2.2 billion in August
·         Excluding oil and erratic items, the seasonally adjusted volume of exports was 0.2 per cent