Business expansion
United Kingdom
North East; Northumberland and Tyne and Wear; Tyneside
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

1,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 October 2008
Employment effect (start)
3 October 2008
Foreseen end date
3 April 2009


Call centre contractors The Listening Company has announced that it is to create 100 new jobs with the opening of new offices at St James' Gate in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. The company plans to create 500 jobs immediately and a further 500 jobs in following 6 months.


  • 3 October 2008: BBC Website


Eurofound (2008), The Listening Company, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 67192, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67192.