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Barclaycard Payment Solutions’ integrated advertising campaign, ‘We Take Business Seriously’, continues to champion the UK’s most interesting businesses with its next instalment featuring the Upside Down House.

20 Mar 2019 05:00 AM

New research from Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, identifies that even in an uncertain environment, UK businesses remain confident of their growth prospects – over both the short and long term.

18 Mar 2019 05:00 AM

Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the UK’s credit and debit card transactions, today announced a new agreement with Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, which will allow retailers to accept Alipay transactions in stores across the UK.

14 Mar 2019 05:00 AM

Where's Britain spending?

We process nearly half of all credit and debit card transactions in the UK, which gives us unparalleled insight into consumer spending. Here, we regularly report on our exclusive spend data and comment on the mood and habits of the nation.

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Consumer spending rose 4.3 per cent year-on-year in the first three months of 2017, driven by a mix of splashing out on the ‘experience economy’ and higher prices on essential goods

10 Apr 2017 07:01 PM