Barclays was fined £72.1 million by UK regulators for failing to fully probe a group of “politically exposed” ultra-high-net-worth clients tied to a transaction of £1.9 billion. Photo: Bloomberg

Barclays was fined £72.1 million by UK regulators for failing to fully probe a group of “politically exposed” ultra-high-net-worth clients tied to a t(...)

Jes Staley, new chief executive of Barclays group. Trust, he said, was “the key to unlocking shareholder value”. Photograph: Debra Hurford Brown/Barclays/PA Wire

Within an hour of Jes Staley being confirmed as the head of Barclays, he had fired off a 600-word email to his 132,000 new underlings introducing hims(...)

  James   Staley, in his role as boss of investment banking at JP Morgan. Photograph: Getty Images

Barclays said it will pay incoming chief executive James “Jes” Staley up to £8.24 million a year after appointing the former JPMorgan investment bank (...)

James “Jes” Staley: is a Wall Street veteran, having spent more than 30 years at JP Morgan Chase. Photograph: Bloomberg

When Bob Diamond resigned from Barclays in the wake of the Libor-rigging scandal three years ago, a deep gloom descended over the group’s investment b(...)

RSA boss Stephen Hester was  widely tipped as a potential new boss for Barclays before the reversal. Photograph: Bloomberg

In abruptly ending its courtship of the British insurer RSA, suitor Zurich Insurance opted for the corporate equivalent of the traditional break-up cl(...)

For an employee “the journey” may  make change inevitable.  Photograph: Getty Images

In my first job that did not involve beer or sliced ham, I worked in the corporate affairs department of a pharmaceutical company. One day some consul(...)

Barclays’ new executive chairman sought to stamp his mark on the bank on Wednesday by accelerating the sale of assets and cost cutting, after the grou(...)

Missing skillset: Antony Jenkins, the former chief executive of Barclays. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

In the official statement from Barclays last week announcing the sacking of Antony Jenkins as CEO, three little words stood out. At first I did not no(...)

Barclays may not pick its next chief executive until early next year, potentially leaving new Chairman John McFarlane in charge for at least eight mon(...)

British lender Barclays surprised markets on Wednesday by announcing the departure of its chief executive Antony Jenkins. Photo: PA Wire

British lender Barclays surprised markets on Wednesday by announcing a search for a new chief executive in an attempt to accelerate strategic change a(...)