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Picture of BT Wales buildingThe Economic Impact of BT and EE in Wales

The Social Study 2016 demonstrates the direct economic contribution of BT and EE across Wales. BT contributed £774 million to the Welsh economy during the 2015/16 financial year according to this independent report. Nearly 3,890 people are directly employed by BT and its EE business – equivalent to one in every 7 employees working in the Welsh IT and communications sector. Around £284 million was spent with Welsh suppliers. The takeover of EE reinforces BT’s position as a leading employer responsible for around 9,840 jobs across Wales through direct employment, spending with contractors and suppliers and the spending of employees.

You can find a full copy of the 2016 report here.