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Barclays launches second pilot to supercharge economic growth in local towns

Jun 14, 2019 - Banking Newslink

Barclays has announced the launch of its new economic growth initiative for smaller towns in Kilmarnock, Scotland. This is Barclays' second geographical pilot of four, following an unveiling last year in Bury, Greater Manchester.

The bank will join forces with local leaders in the heart of the town across government, business and education to identify how to boost the local economy through a landmark study and over a three-year period, introduce bespoke programmes and support to help busi...