Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
London and Leeds
Information / Communication
Publishing Of Information; Production And Programming Of Audiovisual
Programming And Broadcasting Activities
60.2 - Television programming and broadcasting activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 August 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


TV broadcaster Sky has announced plans to create 300 new jobs, including 200 jobs in the UK. The UK jobs will be split between sites in London and Leeds, though it is not known how many will be in each location. The roles will be based in the Sky Labs section of the business, which is concerned with the streaming service for the broadcaster's programmes. As part of the expansion, Sky is also creating approximately 100 jobs in Milan, Italy. There is no information as to when the new jobs are expected to be filled.


  • 27 July 2017: Yorkshire Post


Eurofound (2017), Sky, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91706, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91706.