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Running your own business: the new cool for Britain's youth - as record numbers of young people set up in business

Bill Gates, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and most recently, Mark Zuckerberg, famously all founded their respective companies (Microsoft, Google and Facebook) aged 25 or under. New figures unveiled today from Barclays show that Britain’s youth are demonstrating increased ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ with a 15 per cent rise in the number of business start-ups, compared to the other age groups which have grown by just six per cent.

Barclays ups the ante on personal loans

Barclays has taken advantage of its strong position as a major deposit taker and is cutting its personal loan rates across its book to offer some of the most competitive rates on the market.

Barclays launches new service to help you buy in Dubai

With an average 800 new Dubai work and residency visas currently being issued every day and an estimated 300,000 apartments set to come onto the market in the next four years, Barclays Buying Abroad has launched a new comprehensive property purchase service for people buying homes or buy to let investments in the second largest Emirate.