EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Sheffield; South Yorkshire; Yorkshire and the Humber
Location of affected unit(s): Sheffield


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
82 - Office administrative, office support and other business support activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 01-09-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 09-09-2014
Foreseen End Date: 30-09-2019
Planned Job Creation: 300

Additional Information

XLN has announced that it is to create 300 new jobs as it looks to expand. The services company which provides phone and broadband, card processing and energy services to business users will house its sales and account management teams in the new site at One North Bank, Sheffield. The company currently employs 250 people at its London site and has been looking to expand its business by taking up new accommodation in other cities for some time.

It is reported that recruitment for these positions has already started in advance of the new premises opening on 9 September 2014. It is reported that the positions will be filled over a five year period. One source reports that the total number of jobs created could be as high as 400 if XLN decide to take space on another floor.