Google to expand in UK, invest £1 billionStaff Writer | November 15, 2016
Google is to open a new headquarters building in London which could see 3,000 new jobs created by 2020.
Britain UK is still attractive place for business
He said open borders and free movement for skilled migrants were "absolutely" important to the success of the technology sector in the UK.
Although Google refused to be drawn on the cost of the UK investment, development experts said the new building in King's Cross and the cost of employing thousands more staff was likely to put the figure at over £1 billion.
At present, Google employs around 4,000 people in the UK, a figure that could now rise to 7,000. The office space owned by Google in King's Cross will more than double. ■