Business expansion
United Kingdom
West Midlands; Shropshire and Staffordshire; Stoke-on-Trent
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Insurance, Reinsurance And Pension Funding, Except Compulsory Social Security
65.1 - Insurance

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 October 2016
Employment effect (start)
17 October 2016
Foreseen end date
17 October 2017


Insurance company Autonet has announced that it is to create 260 new positions in the coming twelve months. 60 of the positions will be for apprentices. The company, which is based in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, specialises in providing insurance for vans and cars. The announcement of the new positions follows the company's acquisition by HPS Investment Partners. The roles which are being created will be based in the customer service and sales departments. The company has already held an open day to try to attract new recruits and to show them the benefits of working for the company.


  • 17 October 2016: The Stoke Sentinel
  • 18 October 2016: Insurance Times


Eurofound (2016), Autonet, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 88906, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88906.