Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; South Western Scotland; Glasgow City
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Activities Auxiliary To Financial Services And Insurance Activities
Activities Auxiliary To Financial Services And Insurance Activities
66 - Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 January 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


JP Morgan the international financial services firm is to increase its Scottish workforce by recruiting 100 new staff. The company will employ highly skilled software engineers at its European Technology Centre in Glasgow. The centre currently employs 600 staff and the expansion project is supported by £1.5 million of Scottish Executive funds. The centre designs and develops technology systems to support JP Morgan operations around the world. Jack Perry, chief executive of Scottish Enterprise, added: 'This expansion emphasises the continuing strength of the financial services industry in Scotland. These will be highly skilled new jobs - exactly the sort of business we want to encourage to grow in Scotland.'


  • 27 January 2006: BBC News


Eurofound (2006), J P Morgan, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 62878, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/62878.