Burberry Brings Business Service Centre to the City

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09 Oct 2017

Luxury fashion brand Burberry has arrived in Leeds with the opening of its new Burberry Business Services office at 6 Queen Street in Leeds City Centre.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post the brandre-iterated its commitment to Yorkshire with the news that its city centre​ office will house over 400 staff​, 100 more than was originally planned - with it proposing to move a number of roles in ​its​ IT team​s​ to Leeds

The firm said Burberry ​Business Services (BBS) will bring together staff from Burberry’s finance, HR, procurement, customer service and IT teams to simplify processes and teamwork across functions. ​It has taken ​over four​ floors in the building.

Burberry ​aims​ to have over 400 roles in the Leeds office by the end of 2018. ​A number of these roles have moved from Horseferry House in London, whilst some will be completely new.

​Julie Brown, CFO and COO at Burberry​, said: “We are pleased to announce the opening of Burberry Business Services today in Leeds, deepening our ties with Yorkshire and reinforcing our commitment to the UK.

​"​Our choice of Leeds underlines our belief in the strong talent available in the North of England and we see it as an attractive destination for our business.”