computer firm Insight Enterprises is creating 1,700 jobs in South Yorkshire by
investing £67m in the region.
Insight Enterprises opted to build its new European headquarters in Sheffield
ahead of competing sites in Holland and Ireland.
Hall, chairman of Yorkshire Forward, the regional development agency, said,
“This is tremendous news for South Yorkshire and the region. It delivers 1,700
jobs, of which more than 700 will be in high technology.”
jobs are being created in an area containing some of the country’s highest
long-term and youth unemployment.
employs 3,400 people and had sales of £1.3bn last year.