Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Chemicals And Pharamceuticals
Manufacture Of Basic Pharmaceutical Products And Pharmaceutical Preparations
21.10 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
29 November 2018
Employment effect (start)
30 November 2018
Foreseen end date
30 November 2020


Pharmaceutical company Seqirus has announced plans to expand its UK operations. Two hundred new jobs will be added over the coming two years at the company's global headquarters in Maidenhead, where the company is in the process of moving into larger premises, and at the firm's manufacturing site in Liverpool. The new positions will take Seqirus's UK headcount to 1,100. It is also being reported that further jobs will be added to the company's global operations. Local and national politicians welcomed the news of the expansion and drew attention to the importance of the life sciences sector to the UK economy.



Eurofound (2018), Seqirus, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 96214, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96214.