Reuters

Barclays opens 5,000-strong Glasgow campus in bid for top tech talent

Barclays has opened a new ‘campus’ site in Glasgow, comprising workspace, amenities and a street food market, as it aims to lure top software engineering talent to the hub in the new world of hybrid working. The campus in Tradeston, Glasgow will house Barclays’ technology, operations and functions teams, as part of a new global strategy of clustering tech workers in campus sites that combine workspace with other amenities to make them more appealing. “I’m asked all the time how we are doing in the war for talent for investment bankers, and my answer is I don’t have any problem there, my worry is the war for talent for engineers,” Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley told Reuters.

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