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The incorporation of Barclay and Company Ltd in 1896, under the Companies Act, meant that for the first time the policy and major decisions of the senior executives would be written down for future proof and reference. The first minutes recorded the appointment of a company secretary, auditors and local boards, continuation of payments to charities, and general rules for the conduct of business in the branches and offices.
First minute of the Barclays board

Date

23 July 1896

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Barclays Group Archives

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Date

23 July 1896

Bank

Attribution

Barclays Group Archives

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