Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; Eastern Scotland; Angus and Dundee City
Location of affected unit(s)
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.11 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 May 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Tesco, a multi-national group that operates a series of non-specialized retail outlets, has announced that it is to recruit 300 workers at a call centre site that it operates in Dundee. The site has operated for a number of years, and last year received 10 million calls from customers in the UK. As of May 2008, there is no information on the number currently employed at the site. In 2007, Tesco implemented 400 job losses at another site in Dundee when it relocated work at a distribution centre in Dundee to Livingstone.

As of May 2008, there is information on when the new jobs will be created by.


  • 2 May 2008: BBC News


Eurofound (2008), Tesco, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 66588, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66588.