The news that 400 new jobs will be created in Scotland broke the gloom hanging over the north of England where thousands of hi tech job have been axed over the past few months.
Cable & Wireless plans to boost the workforce at existing Scottish call centres and create new jobs at a brand new site to be opened in Glasgow city centre next month.
The investment by the telecoms company is in stark contrast to recent announcements by industry heavy weights Fujitsu and Siemens, which have decided to close down manufacturing plants and cut jobs. Both blame the economic turmoil in the Far East and tougher global competition.
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