EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

1st Central

1st Central

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Greater Manchester North; Greater Manchester; North West
Location of affected unit(s): Salford


Sector: Financial services
Financial and insurance activities
65.1 - Insurance

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-01-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Insurance broker 1st Central has announced plans for a new office, creating 150 jobs in Greater Manchester. The company, which provides online car insurance, already operates from its head office in Haywards Heath, Sussex and a call centre based in Glasgow. The new site in Salford is due to open in the Spring, though it is not known when all 150 positions will be filled. The new jobs will be based in the counter fraud and claims teams, with position available in IT, HR and facilities.