Lloyds to create 500 jobs at new tech hub

Published: 21 May 2019

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has announced plans to create 500 high-skilled jobs at a new digital tech hub in Edinburgh.

The bank has started recruiting software engineers and data scientists for the hub, which will be based at its Scottish Widows' headquarters.

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LBG said it was responding to a shift in customer behaviour towards digital services. The hub will be used to develop new technology for Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Scottish Widows customers.

The move is part of a £3bn investment announced by Lloyds last year to overhaul its digital services. 

Philip Grant, chairman of LBG's Scottish executive committee, said: "In our tech labs, we are designing what customers will need in the future, making products and services that can adapt to their lives and making it easier for them to connect with their finances..."

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