Ladbrokes call centre in Liverpool to close

Liverpool call centre closure could put 263 out of work

The Bootle Times in Liverpool reports that the proposed closure of betting company Ladbrokes call centre in Aintree (about 10.5 km north of Liverpool city centre) could put up to 263 employees out of work. Aintree is one of two Ladbrokes call centres in the UK, the other being in Harrow, Middlesex.

The company, which will be offering redeployment and relocation opportunities to minimise redundancies, entered into a period of consultation with employee representatives this week.

The newspaper report quotes a Ladbrokes spokesman as blaming competition from offshore operators for the decision, saying such rivals enjoy significant tax advantages. Ladbrokes recently moved its online operations to Gibraltar (see previous InfoPowa report).

Ciaran O’Brien of Ladbrokes said that the company's proposals included plans to redeploy or relocate employees to minimise redundancies.

“Telephone betting is a very competitive market and one that is becoming increasingly difficult for UK-based operators who face significantly higher levels of tax than those operating from offshore jurisdictions,” he explained.

lcb activities in the last 24 hours

  • 46
    new members
  • 641
    members online
  • 14503
    guests online
  • 143
    new posts
  • 2145
    free games played
Join the club

Highest Community Rated Online Casinos

Swipe left or right to see more

Latest forum posts

  • Index
    "At present all bonuses that include, free spins, free bonuses, awards, “gifts”, prizes etc, where no deposit is involved and unless otherwise stipulated will always carry a maximum withdrawal of $100."   You say...
    Treasure Mile, Mandarin Palace, Lucky Creek, Grand Eagle & Wizbet Casino
  • Anchi
    Hi halibaker, I just looked at their website and found that Halloween promotion, but I couldn't find anything about the percent and the amount of the 1st and 2nd deposit bonus.  I think the best option is to ask...
    32Red Specials
  • Anchi
    Maria Casino - NOVEMBER TOURNAMENTS!   1-4 November (Tuesday to Friday) Games: Vikings go Wild, Troll Hunters, Wild North, Thunder Struck II, Wolfpack Pays, Game of Thrones. Prize Pool:1. Weekend in London2....
    Maria Casino Tournaments

Join today and start earning rewards

You will immediately get full access to our online casino forum/chat plus receive our newsletter with news & exclusive bonuses every month.
S logo

Report to moderator

Use this function to inform the moderators and administrator of an abusive or wrongly posted message.

Please note that your email address will be revealed to the moderators if you use this

Select Language
Search Results