Scotland business

Barrhead Travel to create 120 new jobs across the UK

One of Scotland's largest holiday firms, Barrhead Travel, is to create 120 new jobs across Scotland and the north of England.

The Glasgow-based company said posts would be available at its shops in Glasgow, East Kilbride, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

It will also be recruiting at its specialist cruise call centre in Larbert, near Falkirk.

The company currently employs more than 900 staff across 69 sites.

Barrhead Travel chief executive Sharon Munro said the roles on offer would include positions in sales and marketing, as well as web development and management.

She added: "Recruiting more than 100 people over the next 12 months will strengthen and develop our teams across the UK in response to our growing customer base."