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Be you. Be valued. Belong.

It’s our differences that make us stronger. Our diverse perspectives that make things happen. So we’re committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. At Barclays, you’ll be valued for who you are, and you’ll be part of a community where you’ll truly belong.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Being able to succeed and progress your career at Barclays starts with feeling included. We’re committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where we can make the most of the different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our colleagues and better serve our customers and clients. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) report is structured according to our five DEI strategic priorities, covering our six DEI agendas and provides an overview of Barclays approach to building a more inclusive organisation. to really drive for progress in a way that builds on a terrific foundation."

Click here to download our latest DE&I report

Disability

We’re committed to ensuring that if you have a disability, mental health or neurodiverse condition you can achieve your full potential here, by providing the equipment and adjustments that will enable you to thrive.

“To me, disability is not in our body, but in our minds. With enough courage and support, we can turn our challenges into opportunities. Know that you are not alone.”

Malathi Raja, Chennai

Find out about our employee resource group Reach

Gender

Our mission is to accelerate gender equality and advancement through initiatives, programmes and campaigns to help address the gender balance and take practical steps towards gender equality.

"I feel incredibly supported as a woman, just knowing that I have both the WIN network but also a community of women at Barclays that are here to support my growth.”

Rebekah Madigan, New York

Find out about our employee resource group WIN

LGBTQ+

We’re committed to championing equality, understanding, respect and inclusivity for customers, clients and colleagues across the broad spectrum of diversity, including sexuality and gender identity.

“I’m a transgender woman and in previous organisations, I faced hurtful words and people who saw me as if I wasn’t human. Barclays is different. They gave me leave to go through my surgery, sorted out the insurance, and have always been there to help me.”

Jayanthi Thakur, Chennai

Find out about our employee resource group Spectrum

Multicultural

We’re committed to being a trusted ally in the pursuit of racial justice, and to help overcome inequity across the communities in which we live and work.

“My relationship with my Hindu faith and culture helped me throughout my career. And I really believe that the more we talk about different cultures and backgrounds, the more inclusive we can be.”

Jaimal Patel, Leicester

Find out more about our multicultural employee resource groups

Multigenerational

We recognise your different generations and life stages and offer support to retain and develop a multigenerational workforce, tailoring our approach to match your needs.

“There are so many opportunities at Barclays when you’re at the beginning of your career. I’m on the graduate programme and it’s been really helpful to have a mentor.”

Oluwatosin Awe, Manchester (Knutsford)

Find out more about our emerging talent employee resource group Emerge

Find out more about our multigenerational employee resource groups

Socio-economic

We’re committed to pioneering the development and progression of lower socio-economic diversity in the workplace.

“I entered into my career with a severe degree of imposter syndrome, probably derived from the face that I hadn’t graduated from a quote “target school” But after a few weeks, that anxiety quickly evaporated.”

Nina Magnotta, New York

Find out more about our employee resource group Inspire

This is me

Find inspiration in the real-life stories of our colleagues who don’t just fit in at Barclays, they belong. By sharing who they are, they are transforming who we will become – every day. Follow their personal stories beyond their life at Barclays, from Eddie’s life in Japan to Gwendolyn in Harlem, this is about life’s real moments that make up a powerful network of individuals here.

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Our awards and memberships

Best place to work
Stonewall top 100 employer
Business disability forum
The Prince's responsible business network
We scored 100 on the 2022 Disability Equality Index
disability confident leader
Top companies UK by Linkedin
Top 50 employers for women 2020 - the times

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About us

We’re a global, vital and highly respected financial organisation with an inspiring Purpose. Operating in 39 countries and employing around 100,000 people across the world, we help communities, individuals and businesses thrive.

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This is me

Find inspiration in the real-life stories of our colleagues who don't just fit in at Barclays, they belong. By sharing who they are, they are transforming who we will become - every day.

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Wellbeing

Find inspiration in the real-life stories of our colleagues who don't just fit in at Barclays, they belong. By sharing who they are, they are transforming who we will become - every day.

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