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
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
82 - Office administrative, office support and other business support activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 August 2014
Employment effect (start)
27 August 2014
Foreseen end date
29 February 2016


Provider of outsourced energy, technical and facilities services, Cofely has announced that it is to create 200 new jobs as it sets up a major new centre at a North Tyneside business park. The company, which is part of GDF Suez, will provide customer support and service roles at the new site in Longbenton.

The multinational firm already has employees in the North East region and in addition to the 200 new jobs, 50 employees will move from other nearby sites. The new jobs which will cover a range of skills sets and be at various levels within the company are expected to be filled over the next 18 months. 


  • 27 August 2014: The journal


Eurofound (2014), Cofely, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77487, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77487.