EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Greater Manchester; North West


Sector: Utilities
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
35.2 - Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains
Group: Centrica

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-06-2004
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

Centrica, owner of British Gas, whilst also in the throes of a restructuring that would shed 1,450 jobs, announced in a separate move, that it would take on 300 jobs at its Manchester call centre.