Barclays said set to ban flip-flops and t-shirts

The Chairman does not want to see bare toes or t-shirts in the office.

Flip-flops are to be banished from Barclays’ head office next month as new executive chairman John McFarlane tightens up on behaviour – and fashion – at the bank.

TheTelegraph reports that Barclaycard’s interim chief Amer Sajed sent a note to staff, a copy of which has been seen by the newspaper, telling them that McFarlane, who fired CEO Antony Jenkins and took the reins himself last month, has been impressed with all other areas of culture and behaviour at the bank – but that flip flops are not suitable for the Canary Wharf skyscraper.

McFarlane does not want to see bare toes or t-shirts in the head office, where the Barclaycard staff's outfits would clash with other staff and could give the wrong impression to major clients.

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