1 Nov 2021

Barclays boss quits after investigation into links with Epstein

Economics Correspondent

Barclays boss Jes Staley has quit over the initial findings of an invesitgation by the City watchdog into the extent of his links with the convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Mr Staley has previously said he ‘deeply regrets’ having any relationship with Mr Epstein.

Barclays said it was aware of the report – and of Mr Staley’s intention to contest it.