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Barclays offers flood relief to customers

With flood warnings and flood alerts in place over large parts of the UK with heavy rain expected to cause significant disruption over Christmas and the New Year, Barclays is offering help to customers who have been impacted by floods.

Christmas shoppers become savvier than ever

Belt-tightening by the British public in the face of a stubborn recession has significantly changed how they behave during the busiest shopping period of the year – the run up to Christmas

IOU-K: Britons rack up £2.3bn in unpaid mate debt

Do you have a mate who refuses to shout a round in the pub? Or know someone who is always looking for handouts in the week before payday? Well you’re not alone. According to new research released today by Barclays Pingit, the mobile phone app that allows people to send and receive money with just a mobile phone number, Brits are racking up unpaid ‘mate debt’ to the tune of £2.3 billion.