Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; South Yorkshire; Sheffield
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

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
1 September 2014
Employment effect (start)
9 September 2014
Foreseen end date
30 September 2019


XLN has announced that it is to create 300 new jobs as it looks to expand. The services company which provides phone and broadband, card processing and energy services to business users will house its sales and account management teams in the new site at One North Bank, Sheffield. The company currently employs 250 people at its London site and has been looking to expand its business by taking up new accommodation in other cities for some time.

It is reported that recruitment for these positions has already started in advance of the new premises opening on 9 September 2014. It is reported that the positions will be filled over a five year period. One source reports that the total number of jobs created could be as high as 400 if XLN decide to take space on another floor.


  • 1 September 2014: The Star
  • 1 September 2014: Yorkshire Post


Eurofound (2014), XLN, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 77501, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77501.