Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Information Communication Services
61 - Telecommunications

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 March 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Telecommunications company BT has announced plans to create 300 new graduate jobs. The jobs will be spread across the UK in locations such as London, Glasgow, Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds. It is also understood that a large number of the jobs will be at the research site in Suffolk. In addition to creating 300 graduate jobs, BT is also creating 700 apprenticeships. It is understood that the jobs will be filled by the end of 2015 and that in addition to the geographical spread, they will also cover various divisions of the business.


  • 5 March 2015: Daily Record


Eurofound (2015), BT, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78700, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78700.