Facebook to create 800 new jobs in the UK

Dec 4, 2017 · uktech.news

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Facebook will be creating 800 new jobs in London over the coming 12 months, following the opening of its new office in the UK capital today.

The new office will house Facebook’s first in-house startup incubator called LDN_LAB and will become the firm’s biggest engineering hub outside home turf.

Facebook’s LDN_LAB will invite UK based startups to participate in a three month long programme designed to help kick start and accelerate their businesses.

Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president of Facebook EMEA, commented on the news: "We’re delighted to be opening our new UK office today, announcing the creation of 800 new jobs and launching LDN_LAB, a dedicated development space for UK startups. Today’s announcements show that Facebook is more committed than ever to the UK and in supporting the growth of the country’s innovative startups.

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