Dundee's success in contact and financial services is its strategic location with excellent communication links, a strong labour pool, including graduate output from three key Scottish Universities and a cost effective location, with low property and staff costs.
Dundee is a smart location - voted 3 times as one of the Top 7 most intelligent communities in the world by New York think tank, ICF
Dundee has a catchment of 300,000 people within a 30-mile radius and over 640,000 within a 60-mile radius. Dundee is a smart location - voted 3 times as one of the Top 7 most intelligent communities in the world by New York think tank, ICF.
Dundee is a campus city with 2 universities within the city centre - University of Dundee and the University of Abertay Dundee, an institute for Islamic & Arabic Studies and an award winning further education college. The University of St Andrews is only 14 miles away. There are more than 35,000 students - giving Dundee one of the highest ratios of student to resident ratios in the UK with over 75 nationalities represented.
There are currently over 7000 people employed within the industry in companies such as Alliance Trust, Aviva, BNP Paribas, Caledonia Housing Association, Dundee Pension Centre, HMRC, Jobcentre Plus, SSE and Tesco.
Talking Tayside, Tayside’s Contact Centre Forum was established in June 2000 and is a public/private partnership primarily to attract businesses into Tayside as well as develop and promote a positive image of the industry.
For further information visit www.talkingtayside.co.uk