Barclays At Work

Key Facts


We’re delighted to present our Barclays At Work offering. We believe that this unique product, which is already providing companies and their employees in over 12 African markets with the best banking solutions, will offer you and your employees the same.

Barclays is one of the largest and oldest banking franchises in Africa. We’re able to tailor our products to suit local market solutions, yet, as a global banking institution, our connections give us the ability to offer international insights and solutions. In addition, we offer a well-established distribution and point-of-presence network comprising over 1 314 physical branches and over 10 700 ATMs throughout the continent.

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How we bring banking to you

Barclays At Work is an innovative solution, bringing leading banking, lending and savings solutions, preferential rates and dedicated service directly to your employees, enabling you to increase the value and accessibility of the benefits that you offer your employees at no additional cost to them nor your organisation.

Barclays provides a workplace banking service shaped around the needs of your organisation. This unique service provides tailored financial guidance from experienced Personal Bankers, including specialist support from dedicated Relationship Managers. This service is further supported by a wide range of banking channels including ATMs, point-of-sale locations, online banking and mobile banking.

Your global banking partner

At your service all over the world

Barclays At Work-Arond the world

  • Barclays Bank PLC is a major global financial services provider with over 300 years of history and expertise in banking
  • Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for over 48 million customers worldwide
  • Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140 000 people

African footprint

Barclays has an extensive footprint across Africa.

Barclays is present in 12 countries across Africa from Cairo to Cape Town

Barclays in Africa


Country Established Branches ATMs
Botswana Established 1950 49 102
Egypt Established 1864 54 88
Ghana Established 1917 67 142
Kenya Established 1916 122 225
Mauritius Established 1950 25 42
Mozambique Established 1864 43 105
Seychelles Established 1917 7 16
South Africa Established 2005 829 9 618
Tanzania Established 1950 24 42
Uganda Established 1864 41 65
Zambia Established 1917 55 134
Zimbabwe Established 1916 28 44


Your local banking partner

We’re here for you

Barclays has had a presence in Zambia since 1918.

Barclays has:

  • 55 branches
  • 134 ATMs

Barclays At Work-Zambia


Benefits for both your organisation and your employees

Your company

  • Minimise disruption and absenteeism as our service team will visit your employees at their workplace as opposed to them having to visit a branch
  • No additional cost to your organisation or employees
  • Enhance your organisation’s employee value proposition
  • Our Personal Bankers regularly visit your workplace to open accounts, resolve any queries and facilitate banking transactions
  • We provide solutions in the most convenient format for your company, including everything from physical delivery to communication through the company intranet, with direct and exclusive access to the products and services available on the Barclays website
  • Access to our life insurance policies and savings plans

Your company

  • Save time by meeting with our Personal Bankers in their workplace thereby avoiding unnecessary trips to the branch
  • Access exclusive products and services
  • Enjoy preferential pricing
  • Receive individual attention and quicker turnaround times from Personal Bankers ensuring their banking needs are met
  • Save time by accessing our convenient online and mobile banking services
  • Access to mobile and online services
  • Benefit from financial literacy training


Premier Banking

Premier Banking, our most exclusive banking proposition, offers all eligible customers a highly personalised approach to banking. At Premier Banking we believe in customised financial solutions that help you achieve your financial aspirations by managing your wealth efficiently and effectively.

Our highly trained Relationship Managers are on hand to organise your finances, save you time and provide you with a choice of world-class products.

Benefits include

  • A dedicated Relationship Manager and Premier Banking team on hand to meet your financial needs
  • Premier Banking products designed around you, from current accounts to mortgages
  • Priority service through our dedicated Premier Banking suites
  • Exclusive rewards and benefits through our alliance partners
  • Complimentary Platinum debit and credit card
  • Access to the Worldmiles programme

Prestige Banking

We asked you, our customers, what we could do to improve our service and products to enhance your lifestyle. You gave us some good suggestions and we listened.

Introducing Prestige Banking. Designed for you, by you. Prestige Banking (previously known as Premier Life) offers you exclusive service, upgraded benefits and access to world-class financial products.

The account attracts a monthly, bundled fee and offersthe following benefits:

  • Access to a dedicated contact centre and extended banking hours
  • Access to a range of exclusive financial products with preferential rates and benefits
  • Access to free protection for funeral and hospital cover
  • Access to debit and credit cards

Personal Banking

The new Personal Banking offering has been carefully designed to help meet our customers’ needs by offering convenient access to affordable superior financial solutions through our friendly employees, wide branch coverage and innovative digital banking services.

Transactional solutions

We offer a range of bank and current accounts for your everyday banking requirements. You have the option of choosing an account with a fee structure that suits your needs and lifestyle:

  • Pay As You Transact Current Account – pay as and when you transact.
  • Bundled Fees Current Account – pay one monthly fee for all of your transactions.

Ultimate Account

The Ultimate Account offers you the complete package in one salary account with free online banking, a free Visa debit card, free salary processing, preferential interest rates, free transfers between Barclays accounts as well as free counter, online and ATM transactions.

No minimum balance is required and the Ultimate Account attracts a monthly fee of K55.00.

Savings solutions

Whatever your purpose, whether it’s saving towards a specific goal or creating a fund to assist you in times of need, we have a range of savings solutions to help you.

Our Bonus Savings Account is one such account. It’s structured to reward you for regular savings. Your interest is doubled if no withdrawals are made over a three month period. In addition, no fees will be charged if you don’t make any withdrawals over a three-month period. The more you save, the more you earn.

Fixed deposits

With a fixed deposit you have the flexibility of choosing how long you wish to invest your money for. Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your return is guaranteed. Fixed deposit accounts are available in local currencies as well as major foreign currencies.


Applying for a loan has never been easier. We provide convenience to our Barclays At Work customers by offering preferential terms on our loans as well as quicker turnaround times.


Our mortgage options will help make one of your biggest investments an easy one.

In addition to financing up to 80% of the cost of the home you choose to buy, we’ll guide you carefully through the whole process. We’ve been helping people with advice and mortgages for years, so we have the knowledge and experience to make owning your home simple. Add to that our very competitive interest rates and it’s easy to see that the first step in buying a home is to talk to us.

Barclays Direct Loan

The Barclays Direct Loan is an unsecured personal loan for employees of a company. The benefits include that their loan repayments are deducted directly from their salary by Barclays, they receive competitive interest rates and they don’t need to provide any collateral or security to apply for the loan.

Scheme Loan

The Scheme Loan is an unsecured personal loan for employees of a company. The benefits include that their loan repayments are deducted directly from their salary by their employer, they receive competitive interest rates and they don’t need to provide any collateral or security to apply for the loan.

Credit cards

Use your BPL or Platinum credit card to shop online at more than 24 million outlets in more than 150 countries around the world. You can access up to 100% of your credit card limit in cash from any Visa ATM countrywide and get up to 50 days’ interest-free on purchases. You’ll also receive real-time SMS alerts every time the card is swiped. With a Platinum credit card, you can earn Worldmiles every time you pay for your purchases.


Barclays offers you and your family peace of mind and financial security with a comprehensive suite of insurance products. Our range includes personal accident, travel insurance, credit life insurance as well as hospitalisation cover.

Digital channels

As our customer, you enjoy free access to online, mobile or ATM banking services.

Mobile banking

When you have everything from your address book to your diary in the palm of your hand, why not your bank account too? With mobile banking, you can check account balances, do transfers and make payments, all within a secure online environment. You can also download our free smartphone app from the App Store.

Online banking

Online banking is accessible 24 hours a day. It is safe and secure and you can access your account from anywhere in the world. Once registered for online banking, you can request to have your statements delivered directly to your inbox. It is a simple change that makes life easier. You can also store and retrieve historic statements, view account information, complete payments, pay credit card bills and conduct foreign currency transactions.

ATM banking

As a Barclays customer, you can carry out free ATM transactions, including making cash withdrawals and balance enquiries, at any of our 134 ATMs countrywide. In addition, you can also make cash deposits at any of our iATMs (Intelligent ATMs) across the country.

Service model

  • Dedicated account executives
  • Regular reviews with your HR and Finance teams
Bringing the bank to you
  • Our service team will come to your workplace to open up accounts for your employees.
  • Applications for all products done at your workplace
  • Regular service visits to the workplace

Sign-up criteria

  • Minimum of 30 employees
  • Minimum average employee salary
  • This offering is available to fixed term contractors and permanent and pensionable salaried employees
  • Signed Barclays At Work agreement
  • Distribution of Barclays At Work offer to your employees
  • Permit access of Barclays At Work team to your employees
  • For employees to qualify for the benefits of the Barclays At Work proposition, a salary account needs to be held with Barclays


Call the team on:


+260 (211) 366 100 Ext. 2705, 2593, 2529

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