Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands; Herefordshire; Worcestershire and Warwickshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Architectural And Engineering Activities; Technical Testing And Analysis
71.12 - Engineering activities and related technical consultancy

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
20 March 2018
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Technology Company Telent has announced plans to create 100 new jobs after securing a new contract with Highways England. Telent will install new technology and manage the 'smart' motorways using fibre optic technology which connects to CCTV cameras and overhead road signs. The business already employs around 420 people at its head office in Warwick, where the new jobs will be based. Local MP welcomed the creation of the new jobs and called for greater investment in the country's infrastructure.


  • 20 March 2018: Coventry Telegraph


Eurofound (2018), Telent, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 93901, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93901.