Business expansion
United Kingdom
Scotland; South Western Scotland; Glasgow City
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.01 - Computer programming activities

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 October 2013
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


IT services provider CGI is to open a new software development center in Glasgow and create around 250 highly skilled jobs.

Starting in early 2014, job creation is announced to last two to three years. There will be a range of roles available including technical and managerial jobs and also graduate jobs and apprenticeships. 

The company is to receive assistance from Scottish Development International, a government initiative to attract investment to Scotland.

The CGI Group is based in Montreal and employs 69,000 workers in 40 countries.


  • 10 October 2013: CGI Group (press release)
  • 10 October 2013: BBC Website


Eurofound (2013), CGI, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 76007, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76007.