EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Starling Bank

Starling Bank

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan; East Wales; Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Cardiff


Sector: Financial services
Financial and insurance activities
64.19 - Other monetary intermediation
Number Employed: 800

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-03-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 04-03-2020
Planned Job Creation: 400

Additional Information

Starling, the UK-based digital bank has announced that it will create 400 new jobs in its newly opened office in Cardiff, Wales by the end of 2020. The new jobs are in data science, fraud and customer service.

Starling was founded in 2014 and it offers personal and business accounts. It has offices in London and Southampton and employs 800 people.

Commenting on the coronavirus emergency, the bank’s CEO said that the bank could be run remotely because the service is not tied to a particular location.