Barclays Corporate Insights show

Barclays Corporate Insights

Summary: The podcast from Barclays Corporate Banking brings you the latest outlooks for the economy, innovations and ideas from our UK team. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. We have more than 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, we have a rich history of innovation. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England (Company No. 1026167) with its registered office at 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. Barclays Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority, and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Financial Services Register No. 122702) and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Barclays is a trading name and trade mark of Barclays PLC and its subsidiaries.

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 Summer spending boost! | Economic outlook July 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:52

The warm UK weather brings a welcome boost to consumer spending, but with possible interest movements from the Bank of England's and the rising tide of protectionism, will it last? Henk Potts updates us. Henk is joined again by Cicero Group's Iain Anderson, who is asking the questions. For more insights, visit

 Will there be a trade war? | UK and US economic outlook April 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:16:01

Amid a turbulent time for UK retailers, is it still possible to make money on the high street? Absolutely, says our economist, Henk Potts. In the latest outlook, Henk is joined by Cicero’s Iain Anderson, as they discuss the possibility of a trade war sparked by the US President, whether UK interest rates will rise in 2018, and the latest on the Brexit negotiations.

 PSD2: One month on from the new payment services directive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:02

In this edition we’ll be covering the EU’s new Payment Services Directive or PSD2 which came into force at the start of 2018. David Shinkins, head of UK cash management was joined on the phone by Nadeem Haque who is a director in our international corporate product management division and the primary business lead for PSD2. David and Nadeem discuss PSD2's impact on the overall payments landscape, what the regulations mean for stronger customer authentication, and what we mean by 'third party access'. For more on PSD2 visit:

 Economic outlook Q1 2018 | A coffee with Henk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:08:29

Iain Anderson, chairman at political risk consultancy Cicero, shares a coffee with Henk Potts from Barclays, and discusses the global economy in 2017, heading into 2018. They also discuss Bitcoin, Brexit and the US. For more from Barclays visit

 Economic outlook Q4 2017 | First rate rise in a decade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:04:50

Barclays economist Henk Potts talks to Rob Ratcliff about the big news in Q4 2017, the monetary policy committee's decision to raise rates for the first time in a decade. We also discuss consumer confidence, and quantitative easing in the Eurozone.

 Economic outlook Q3 2017 | General election result | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:10

In this Q3 outlook, we ask questions from clients on how the UK economy is shaping up in the second half of 2017. We cover the impact of Brexit on manufacturing, the potential impact of inflation, and whether unemployment could start to rise. We also discuss whether the results of UK general elections have made the Brexit picture clearer. For more from Barclays visit


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