Business expansion
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire; Leeds
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Business Support Service Activities N.E.C.
82.91 - Activities of collection agencies and credit bureaus

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 September 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
30 November 2016


Credit management company Lowell Group is creating 100 new jobs at its Leeds base. The company currently employs 1,300 in West Yorkshire and a further 250 staff in the south of England. Various customer service roles are being created including in IT, credit and risk. Part of the recruitment campaign aims to find people through the power of social media. It is being launched on the Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook platforms. A spokesperson for the Lowell group commented that social media was increasingly an increasingly important method of job search for young people and the group's campaign was in response to jobseeker behaviour. It is being reported that the company expects the jobs to be filled within two months.


  • 12 September 2016: The business desk
  • 19 September 2016: OnRec


Eurofound (2016), Lowell Group, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 88613, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88613.