Terms and conditions

Important sign-up information for businesses

  • Barclays will use the personal and business information you provide to administer the LifeSkills programme and to facilitate communication with the LifeSkills participants.
  • Barclays may also use information you provide to carry out regulatory checks on you and/or your business and meet its obligations to any relevant regulatory authority. For these purposes, Barclays may need to pass your information to third parties, including to its service providers or agents, on the understanding that such third parties will keep the information confidential.
  • Prior to uploading the work experience placements you provide, Barclays may review opportunities offered and may remove those it considers inappropriate from Barclays Connector and Lifeskills, and placements may also be removed following feedback from users.
  • You understand that your work experience opportunities will be made available to teachers registered with Lifeskills. Teachers may wish to contact you, or arrange to visit your business, prior arranging work placements.
  • Work placements are offered to students of between 14-16 years old, all details in relation to the placements are to be agreed between the teacher responsible for the students and you/your business in advance.
  • You acknowledge that young people on work experience are not employees of Barclays.
  • Barclays excludes its liability to the full extent permitted by law, in relation to the interaction between you/your company, teachers, and the work placements undertaken by students.
  • You must ensure that your work experience opportunity meets all necessary health, safety, insurance and safeguarding responsibilities in relation to the participants.
  • You have read the 'guide to offering a work experience opportunity' document.

Important sign-up information for students

  • You must be aged 14 or over to register on the LifeSkills website. By registering you also agree that Barclays Group will use the details you have provided to send you information on the LifeSkills programme and to consider how we can develop and improve the LifeSkills programme.

Important sign-up information for teachers

  • By registering on the LifeSkills website, you agree that Barclays Group will use the details you have provided to send you information on the LifeSkills programme and to consider how we can develop and improve the LifeSkills programme.
  • Barclays will share your name and contact details with businesses which provide work experience opportunities to enable them to communicate with you about any opportunities you have selected on behalf of your students.
  • If you request a Barclays volunteer to facilitate a workshop, your details will be made available to the LifeSkills team and with any participating volunteers to enable this to be organised.
  • We will not use your details to identify whether you are an existing Barclays customer, update your contact details or to contact you with information about products and services unrelated to the LifeSkills programme.

Important work experience search information for teachers

  • As the teacher organising the work experience opportunity, it is your responsibility to ensure that your students are not exposed to risks to their health and safety while on work experience, that the opportunity is a suitable one and that parental consent is obtained.
  • In the case of all work experience opportunities made available through the LifeSkills programme, it is your responsibility to contact the business offering the opportunity, and ensure they meet all the necessary health, safety and safeguarding requirements, before a young person is put in contact with the business.
  • Barclays has clearly explained to firms offering work experience opportunities what a quality experience consists of and what their responsibilities in offering an opportunity are.
  • Firms offering work experience opportunities have not been otherwise checked before being made available.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that the student is aware of, and complies with all conduct rules whilst on work experience and abides by any workplace rules the employer sets out.
  • Barclays will share your name and contact details with businesses which provide work experience opportunities to enable them to communicate with you about any opportunities you have selected on behalf of your students. 
  • Students that take part in a work experience opportunity are neither employees of Barclays nor the company offering the placement.
  • Barclays excludes its liability to the full extent permitted by law, in relation to the interaction between you and the companies offering the work placements undertaken by students.
  • Your attention is drawn to the following documents: