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Today, Luton has a broader economic and commercial base than ever, with a host of major national and global businesses offering the local community an extensive range of career prospects.

Vauxhall Motors maintains its long-standing presence in Luton, with UK headquarters and a European Customer Care Centre based in the town. Its sister company IBC also has a major manufacturing facility here. Other names on the impressive list of local employers include Anritsu, Barclays Bank, Ernst & Young, Interbrew, ntl, Rexam, Siemens and Whitbread. Alongside these can be found the various major airline and travel companies associated with the airport, such as Britannia Airways, easyJet, Alteon, Monarch, Ryanair and Thomson Travel.

As if that wasn’t enough, AstraZeneca – one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers – and BAe Systems have chosen to develop state-of-the-art facilities at the Capability Green business park. And indeed, high quality business centres like this are playing a major part in attracting such prestigious organisations to Luton.

The effect on the landscape has been dramatic; and the effect on the local workforce equally so, as Luton’s skilled, ambitious workforce embraces the town’s ever-expanding job opportunities.

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