Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire;
Location of affected unit(s)
Arts / Entertainment
Arts, Entertainment And Culture
Gambling And Betting Activities
92.00 - Gambling and betting activities

90 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 January 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Leading provider of betting and gaming, Sky Bet, has announced plans to add to its Leeds workforce, following a rapid expansion in its online betting activities over the previous twelve months. Following a relocation from Harrogate in 2010, the company currently employs 500 staff at its Leeds office. 90 new jobs will be added to the workforce across the technology, product development, marketing and customer service divisions. The timeframe for filling these jobs is not specified but it appears that the recruitment has already started. 


  • 26 January 2015: Yorkshire Evening Post


Eurofound (2015), Sky Bet, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78265, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78265.