Travelex to create 1,000 UK jobs

Foreign exchange (FX) business Travelex has announced that it will be creating 1,000 new jobs in the UK.

The move comes after the company signed a number of major contracts across a number of regions, including the UK, continental Europe, and Asia-pacific.

The new positions will be established across retail, wholesale, and head office.

“This is a hugely exciting time for Travelex, with the creation of more than 1,200 international jobs, more than twenty new contract wins and renewals (with more in the pipeline), and a new CEO with a high degree of digital expertise set to shortly join the business,” said Donald Muir, Travelex chief executive.

The Travelex boss said that now barriers to international travel have eased, the company is optimistic it will continue on a positive growth trajectory.

Travelex recently launched a full range of bureaux and ATM services at London Stansted Airport, the and bureau operations at East Midlands Airport.

The company has also won contracts for a combined eleven stores and thirty-four ATMs across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast International airports.

It said it is now the primary provider of FX at all Northern Irish international airports and the major Scottish international airports.

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