Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Travel Agency, Tour Operator And Other Reservation Service And Related Activities
Travel Agency And Tour Operator Activities
79.11 - Travel agency activities

120 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 March 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 March 2018


Glasgow based Barrhead Travel, one of the largest holiday companies in Scotland, has announced plans to create 120 new jobs at its sites across Scotland and the north of England. Jobs will be based at shops in Glasgow, Edinburgh, East Kilbride and Newcastle, as well as call centre positions in Larbert, near Falkirk. The jobs are expected to be filled over the coming twelve month period and have been created due to the company's increasing customer base. When filled the company's headcount will top 1,000 across its 69 sites.


  • 30 March 2017: BBC Website


Eurofound (2017), Barrhead Travel, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 90658, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90658.