Business expansion
United Kingdom
South West; Dorset and Somerset; Bournemouth and Poole
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

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
19 July 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


North-East based call centre operator Echo-U has announced plans to expand and create 150 new jobs. The business, which was established in Newcastle in 2001, will be expanding into the South of England by opening a new site in Bournemouth. The company provides both inbound and outbound call centre facilities, as well as maintaining social media and website chat services for a range of clients including DPD and Sky. It has not been reported when the new jobs will be filled. 


  • 19 July 2017: Insider Media


Eurofound (2017), Echo-U, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91654, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91654.