Saturday June 6, 2020

Barclays move to Dublin gives Brexit clouds a silver lining

Banking giant set for hiring round in capital as financial organisations fear "cliff-edge" Brexit

26th January, 2017
Barclays HQ at Canary Wharf Pic: Getty

Barclays has set its sights on Dublin as its flagship location inside the EU after Brexit and plans to add around 150 staff here, sources revealed today.

It is understood the bank began trawling the city for office space this month and has contact regulators here about expanding its operations.

Barclays will push ahead with the contingency plans so it can continue serving EU clients - if UK prime minister Theresa May fails to strike a...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The former NTMA head says he is ‘quite alarmed’ at the potential for legal actions over the large number of deaths in nursing homes during the crisis

Michael Brennan | 1 month ago

Oil storage in the self-styled ‘Pipeline Crossroads of the World’ is full to the brim, but the black stuff keeps on coming. With much of the world’s economy in a Covid-19 slowdown, at one point last week, benchmark US crude oil was priced at minus $37.63 a barrel

Barry J Whyte | 1 month ago

Every time Donald Trump spoke on the Covid-19 crisis last week, the stock markets plunged by another point

Marion McKeone | 2 months ago