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Growing betting firm choses St Albans
LEADING spread betting company Spreadex has moved with nearly 100 workers to St Albans.
The company has moved from Dunstable to the Ziggurat Building in Grosvenor Road in a £1.1 million relocation.
Managing director Jonathan Hufford said: "We're delighted to be in St Albans and we see it as a perfect location as it is very much a commuter city.
"We are a financial trading company with a lot of our business based in the City on the stock markets.
"The population of St Albans is made up of a lot of commuters, so anyone looking for a lifestyle change or for a job a bit closer to home, I would say simply Come and join Spreadex.'"
The business has grown rapidly as customers are tempted to bet on sports events, share prices and commodities on-line, and the new base has space for further expansion.
Speadex offers a "spread" of possible outcomes - for example the England cricket team will score between 300 and 345 runs in their first innings of the second test- with clients placing bets on the result.