Barclays to close Salford Quays call centre

BANKING group Barclays is closing a call centre in Salford Quays, a move which will affect around 475 staff.

The bank says the move is part of an efficiency drive and that it is not reducing overall headcount as new positions are being created at sites in Liverpool and Sunderland.

Manchesterr-based staff who do not want to relocate are likely to be made redundant though.

It said in a statement: “Barclays is working hard to meet customer needs and keep the customer at the heart of what we do. ... For the full story register now for free or login below...