Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Financial Service Activities, Except Insurance And Pension Funding
64 - Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
24 September 2010
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The Spanish bank Santander has announced plans to create 400 call center jobs in the UK due to a rapid growth in its business. Most of the new jobs will be created in Liverpool, Leicester and Glasgow. The bank acquired Abbey, Alliance & Leicester and parts of Bradford & Bingley in 2008 and has a total of 22,500 staff in the UK. As of 27 September 2010 no date has been given for the creation of the new jobs.


  • 24 September 2010: BBC News


Eurofound (2010), Santander, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71004, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71004.