Related posts:No related photos. ThomsonTravel Group has announced plans to extend its call centre in Glasgow, whichwill create hundreds of jobs over the next three years. It will providecustomers with the choice of booking holidays via the Internet or phone.Customers will also be able to arrange holidays through traditional high streettravel agencies. The centre currently employs over 450 staff. If Thomson’splans go ahead, it will become one of Scotland’s largest employers. Managingdirector Nigel David said, “We chose Scotland for our national call centrebecause of its highly skilled and motivated workforce and its excellentreputation for supporting call centre companies in the region.” Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Eurofall hits car salesThedecline of the euro has cost Honda $300m and the company expects European salesto fall by 17 per cent in the current financial year. Minoru Harada, presidentof Honda Europe, said the high pound is threatening all UK-based manufacturingcompanies. Honda’s overall production fell to 214,596 in October, lower thanthe same month last year according to figures released last week. bbc.co.uk This week’s business round up: call centre jobs boostOn 28 Nov 2000 in Personnel Today Store’shyper-activitySupermarketchain Safeway is to convert 50 branches into convenience stores and 25 intohypermarkets. A spokeswoman confirmed the changes would create new jobs. Theannouncement comes as Safeway – the UK’s fourth largest supermarket group –announced interim pre-tax profits were up by 11 per cent to £166m.