Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Cardiff, Swansea, Newport
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Insurance, Reinsurance And Pension Funding, Except Compulsory Social Security
65 - Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security

280 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 January 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Insurance company, Admiral, has announced that it is to create 280 new jobs in South Wales. 150 jobs will be created in Cardiff, 100 in Swansea and 30 in Newport. The jobs will be in the call centres, the IT department and in the company's legal section. A statement from Admiral noted that the skills in the local labour markets meant they were very confident of finding suitable local people to fill the roles. The recent announcement follows previous expansion in Newport in 2014. No timescale has been announced for filling the vacancies, though it is being reported that recruitment has started.


  • 21 January 2015: BBC Website


Eurofound (2015), Admiral, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 78246, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/78246.