Business expansion
United Kingdom
North West; Merseyside; Wirral
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

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 July 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Contact Company has announced that it is to create 150 new jobs with the expansion of its call centre in Birkenhead. The company undertakes call centre activities on behalf of clients such as The Jewellery Channel, Woolworths and Comic Relief. The new jobs will be both full and part time and have been welcomed by local Councillor Jean Stapleton who stated that the move was a “fantastic jobs boost for Wirral". As of July 2008, there is no information on when either employment at the call centre will commence or the new jobs will be created by.


  • 7 July 2008: BBC Website


Eurofound (2008), The Contact Company, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 66830, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66830.