Business expansion
United Kingdom
South West; Dorset and Somerset; Somerset
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Activities Of Call Centres
82.20 - Activities of call centres

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 May 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Call centre operator EMCAS has announced it is to create 100 new jobs at its premises in Taunton, Somerset. The business, which said that the expansion was due to increased demand, specialises in the provision of financial services for customers who have been mis-sold products such as payment protection insurance or endowment mortgages. The new positions will be at both trainee and experienced sales levels. The company has said that extensive training will be provided for successful applicants. The timeframe for filling all the new positions has not been reported. 


  • 18 May 2017: Somerset County Gazette


Eurofound (2017), EMCAS, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91069, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91069.