Are you having difficulty getting in touch with the right person at Barclays? At our request the Bank has provided us with a couple of documents, that can be downloaded from this page:
The are PDFs (Portable Document Format) that open with Adobe Reader. Almost all computers already have this FREE software installed. If not you can download Adobe Reader from here. Beware and make sure you "uncheck" the otional offers as these may cause conflicts on your PC.
Although these are both useful when printed they also contain many hyperlinks which take you straight to the correct page on the various Barclays websites. So we suggest that, if possible, you try them online first.
As you will be aware Towers Watson (TW) has, of late, been administering our Bank Retirement Fund and pension. The Bank has now also outsourced to them welfare services to pensioners’ clubs like ours, including:
The Barclays pension website has been discontinued and replaced by Willis Tower Watson’s electronic Pensions Administration one (ePA) version, found at https://epa.towerswatson.com/accounts/barclays/
This will mean all pensioner related information will be in one place and more regular updates.
You will need to be
registered for this, by contacting Willis Towers Watson by phone at 01737
227567 or at email@example.com.
is now a dedicated Welfare Helpline 01737 273149, as well as a new email
Do you have an effective security package on your computer – one that stops both viruses and spam (unsolicited mailings)?
Or perhaps you have an old one that you are not happy with, or haven’t updated for yonks, because you have to pay or you don’t know how to do it?
Are you interested in getting for FREE, including updates for 12 months, the currently best-of-breed internet security package (as recommended by PC Pro magazine)? If so you can – from Barclays (if you are an online banking customer) via a download.
Barclays has renewed the arrangements with Kaspersky so, at the end of the year, you will be invited to renew.
I have been advised that applications for the scheme once known as £ 4 £, but now designated as Matched Fundraising, have to be processed on the internet.
To apply go to https://barclays.givingforce.com to access the Citizenship Portal provided by GivingForce.
Note: You will have to register to access the site. For this you will need your Pensioner ID (your old staff no.). Ring the Community Investment team on 020 7116 4451 to be sent a temporary password and proceed from there.
Good luck with your
Once a year we lay on a lunch for ‘Our Friends in the North’. If you live north of Mansfield and are interested please get in touch via the Contact Us page and selecting Northern Lunch as the subject.
This year’s Northern Lunch, although not well supported in 2010, will again be run this year. As last time it will be held at the Masonic Hall, Headingley, Leeds on Wednesday 21st September.