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Barrhead Travel

Barrhead Travel

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
79.11 - Travel agency activities
Number Employed: 900

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-03-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-03-2018
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

Glasgow based Barrhead Travel, one of the largest holiday companies in Scotland, has announced plans to create 120 new jobs at its sites across Scotland and the north of England. Jobs will be based at shops in Glasgow, Edinburgh, East Kilbride and Newcastle, as well as call centre positions in Larbert, near Falkirk. The jobs are expected to be filled over the coming twelve month period and have been created due to the company's increasing customer base. When filled the company's headcount will top 1,000 across its 69 sites.