EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Cardiff, Swansea, Newport


Sector: Financial services
Financial and insurance activities
65 - Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security
Group: Admiral Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-01-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 280

Additional Information

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.