Published: 19th Feb 2021

Cheshire East Council has welcomed news that American firm Brightstar is to invest £50m in its UK business operations with a new call centre in the borough. The technology company, which specialises in device protection, trade-in, accessories, and technical support, is to open a new customer contact centre at Crewe Business Park, adding to its existing operations in the town. The council’s economic development team has been working with the Department for International Trade and the Cheshire and Warrington local enterprise partnership to assist Brightstar to choose a new location in Crewe. The company has already announced the opening of a new facility on Jack Mills Way for handling mobile devices, accessories and support services. The council supported the company by engaging developers and planning officers to offer advice around the practicalities of their expansion plans. ‘This is excellent news for Crewe at a time when the UK economy is … (To read the full article, subscribe below)