EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: East Ayrshire and North Ayrshire Mainland; South Western Scotland; Scotland
Location of affected unit(s): Kilmarnock


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

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 23-08-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 11-10-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Business process outsourcing company Webhelp announced the creation of 100 new jobs at its call centre in Kilmarnock. The company plans to fill the new full-time positions over the following six to seven weeks. The press event to announce the new jobs was followed by the unveiling of a 120,000-bee colony, which aims at representing the company's commitment to sustainability. There is no information as to which contracts the new positions will be supported on.