24 July 2018
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined Barclays Chief Operating Officer Paul Compton as the company announced plans for a new campus in Glasgow and up to 2,500 new jobs.
— Scottish Government (@scotgov) July 23, 2018
Commenting on the announcement, the First Minister said:
This is a project that will be transformational for Glasgow, creating up to 2,500 new jobs in the heart of the city.
“The new campus will strengthen Glasgow’s financial services sector and shows Scotland continues to be a highly attractive location for inward investment.
“I am particularly pleased that as part of this investment, Barclays has committed to employing local people who often face barriers into work, including those with disabilities and young people.”
NEWS: @ScotGovFM joins @barclays COO Paul Compton this morning to announce plans for @scotent supported new global hub in Glasgow that will create 2500 new jobs in the heart of the city: https://t.co/Q1hRif0nBy #ScotlandIsNow pic.twitter.com/CIiLVXmkeo
— Scot Enterprise News (@ScotEntNews) July 23, 2018