EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Sigma Financial Group

Sigma Financial Group

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Birmingham; West Midlands; West Midlands
Location of affected unit(s): Birmingham


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-03-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 18-03-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

Financial services firm Sigma Financial Group has commenced recruitment to fill 600 new jobs at their second office and contact centre in Birmingham. Planning for the business expansion was originally announced in December 2015 in a press release by the company, however the Sigma Financial Groups is now in the position to begin recruitment.The company is working with Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMET), Birmingham City Council and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in order to prepare candidates and fill the newly created roles between now and the end of 2016. The roles are for administrative and call centre work. Sigma provides call centre services to clients from across a broad range of industry sectors including utilities, retail, financial services and telecommunications.