British banking group Barclays has joined forces with non-profit entrepreneurial support group Creative England to launch a new business accelerator.

Barclays’ Eagle Lab – Flight’ will be implemented through the British lender’s Eagle Labs programme

The twelve-week accelerator aims to guide technology businesses through workshops, masterclasses and mentor programme.

Creative digital firms will get eight investments of £25,000 through the programme, with a product to market and business support for a three-month period.

Barclays MD strategic transformation Steven Roberts said: “We are delighted to be the first bank to partner with Creative England – and working together means we can target the creative sector with a solution to help them to grow, and in turn stimulate UK economic growth.

“Our joint accelerator will be open to any business nationwide, with a focus on the South East.”

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Creative England CEO Caroline Norbury said: “Our partnership with Barclays and the launch of Barclays’ Eagle Lab – Flight is an important step in our mission to support creative, digital businesses across the country, both driving economic growth and creating high wage, high skill jobs.”