Barclays joins the Black Talent Charter

We're delighted to announce that Barclays UK is the latest Signatory to join the Black Talent Charter. We are looking forward to working with Barclays to further champion the advancement and support of Black talent within British business.

Michael Collins, Group Diversity, Equity and Inclusion from Barclays said: “Our partnership with Black Talent Charter enables us to continue to be a trusted ally in pursuit of racial equity.”

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Maddy Durrant
Programme Management and Communications Director
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