EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Inner London - West; Inner London; London
Location of affected unit(s): Islington


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
82.20 - Activities of call centres
Number Employed: 106

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-08-2019
Planned Job Reductions min: 106
Planned Job Reductions max: 106
Type of Restructuring: Closure
Employment Effect Start: 27-08-2019

Additional Information

Charity telephone fundraising agency Listen closed with immediate effect, resulting in the loss of all 106 jobs. Based in London, the company had raised over GBP 250 million (€280.5 million) for its charitable clients during its ten years of operations. As it had been experiencing difficult trading conditions in recent times, the company entered into a company voluntary arrangement earlier in 2019 in a bid to pay off its debts and it explored as well other ways of attracting additional funding. A statement from the company confirmed that no charities were among its list of creditors.