Business expansion
United Kingdom
East Midlands; Leicestershire; Rutland and Northamptonshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Activities Auxiliary To Financial Services And Insurance Activities
Activities Auxiliary To Financial Services And Insurance Activities
66.22 - Activities of insurance agents and brokers

230 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
8 April 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 May 2015
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


Insurance company Hastings Direct has announced that it is to create 230 jobs at a new site in Leicester. The insurer is working with Leicester's De Montfort University (DMU) to provide opportunities for both students and graduates. The jobs will cover a range of levels and will include opportunities for training and development. The new site is set to open in May and 40 positions will be created at this time. The total number of staff will reach 230 by the end of 2015.


  • 8 April 2015: Insider Media


Eurofound (2015), Hastings Direct, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 79364, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/79364.