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At Barclays, we’re helping the UK games industry grow and develop.

We see the positive impact that games can have in bringing communities together, inspiring creativity and encouraging learning.

That’s why we…

  • Offer innovative products for developers including our tax credit loan 

  • Support businesses to connect, innovate and grow with our Eagle Labs network 

  • Partner the UKLC and NSE

  • Partner with games and esports industry leaders
  • Help games developers at all levels from grassroots up.

What we are doing



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Our Labs networks have joined forces with our partners to pull together an impressive calendar of free, virtual events.


Resource Hub

Miss an event we ran? You’ll find recordings of all our events on our resource hub.

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Partnering with games industry experts from the grassroots up

We’re partnering with best-in-class industry bodies to bring you new events, workshops, and solutions. We support the UK games and esports industries to develop their skills and connect with like-minded professionals.

Take a look at some of our partners:





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Meet the Barclays Games Team

Dave Gowans

Head of Barclays Games

Jon Paterson

Partnership Lead

Elaine Moran

Strategy Lead

Matthew Colclough

Esports Lead


Whether you’re starting out in games and esports or looking to expand, we’re here to help. If you’d like to find out more about our exciting gaming and esports programme and upcoming events, we’d love to hear from you.

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