Council welcomes Webhelp’s commitment to Argyll and Bute

Published Date: 

18 Nov 2016 - 16:09

Argyll and Bute Council has welcomed the announcement by Webhelp that it is set to create a further 15 full-time jobs in the area.

The leading global customer experience and business process outsourcing services company has said it will recruit the advisors and team leaders to be based in its site in Dunoon by the end of this year.

Councillor Aileen Morton, Argyll and Bute Council’s Policy Lead for Sustainable Economic Development said:

“This is great news for the area on top of the recent announcement that the company has created an additional 14 jobs and made another 23 permanent at its Rothesay site.

“I was extremely impressed when I visited the company’s offices recently.

“This announcement by Webhlelp is a real boost to the local Dunoon economy and is another sign that the work that the council is undertaking in partnership with others is realising growth across the wider area.” 

David Turner, CEO of Webhelp UK, added:

“I am delighted that we can continue to offer jobs to the communities in Dunoon and Rothesay. We are proud of our ability to improve the customer experience our clients can offer and that is why the demand for our expertise is increasing. The people that make up the Webhelp family in Argyll and Bute are a real credit to our business and I would like to thank them for their commitment and hard work.

“We are very grateful to the team at Argyll and Bute Council for their engagement with us and we look forward to continuing to work with them to support these important communities.”

The company said the jobs had been created by taking on a number of new clients which had resulted in new business.