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BT claims GBP 23 bln annual contribution to UK economy

Monday 7 November 2016 | 12:59 CET | News
BT has published a new report highlighting its contribution to the UK economy, as the operator comes under pressure from MPs and regulators to improve its practices. The study prepared by Regeneris Consulting claims that BT provided GBP 23.1 billion to the UK economy in the past year, measured as gross value added. This includes the 259,000 UK jobs supported by BT through direct employment, spending with contractors and suppliers and the spending of employees and the more than GBP 9 billion spent with UK suppliers. The report covers BT's financial year 2015-2016 and includes mobile operator

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Companies: BT / EE
Countries: United Kingdom
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