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

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 November 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Sky's betting and gaming division has announced plans to create 200 new jobs at sites in Yorkshire. 100 jobs are to be added in both Sheffield and Leeds, which will bring the company's employment up to 900 across Yorkshire. Earlier in 2015 jobs were added to the Leeds site as the company continues to expand.  The jobs are being supported by an 11 million GBP investment plan and 250,000 GBP is being spent on a marketing campaign to support the recruitment drive.  It is not known when the vacancies will be filled. 


  • 11 November 2015: The business desk


Eurofound (2015), Sky Bet, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 85459, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/85459.