Business expansion
United Kingdom
North West; Cumbria;
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Activities Of Call Centres
82.2 - Activities of call centres

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
24 March 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Liberata, a company specialising in taking on work normally done by local authorities has opened a new centre in Barrow, creating 250 new jobs. Staff will process benefit claims and collect council tax from residents in Barrow and other UK local authorities. The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) offered an £800,000 grant to tempt Liberata to Barrow. The centre was officially opened by Trade and Industry Secretary Alan Johnson.


  • 25 March 2006: undefined


Eurofound (2006), Liberata, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 63215, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63215.