Barclays bank

21 June, 2017

SFO brings fraud charges against Barclays and former executives

The Serious Fraud Office has brought conspiracy to commit fraud charges against Barclays and four former executives, including the former CEO John Varley.

28 April, 2017

Barclays’ CEO risks shareholder backlash over whistleblowing scandal

Proxy advisers have proposed that shareholders abstain from voting on the reappointment of Barclays' chief executive Jes Staley, following his attempt to uncover the identity of a whistleblower.


11 April, 2017

Barclays’ whistleblowing debacle will affect public perception of governance

Barclays' whistleblowing disclosure affects not only the bank, but the perception of governance more broadly.

Jes Staley, Barclays CEO

11 April, 2017

Barclays’ CEO reprimanded over whistleblower actions

Barclays' CEO Jes Staley faces further investigation by regulators over his attempts to discover the identity of a whistleblower.

A fork in the road

3 January, 2017

Barclays: A fork in the road

Barclays has struggled to find the right leadership and has become embroiled in courtroom battles and investigations into the conduct of employees. For a bank founded on respectable values, what went wrong?

Barclays bank

15 November, 2016

Fraud office decision on Barclays probe given March deadline

The Serious Fraud Office is investigating the bank over its Qatari fundraising agreements of 2008.

9 November, 2015

Grimstone joins Barclays

Standard Life chairman to take deputy chairman role at Barclays.

crisis management

23 August, 2015

Coping without a CEO

The sudden departure of a CEO, such as the exit of Antony Jenkins from Barclays, can leave an organisation bereft. What is the role of non-executives when no one appears to be at the helm?