Compare Hastings Direct vs First Central BETA

See how First Central vs. Hastings Direct compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Hastings Direct

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First Central

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 223 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 89 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
4.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Hastings Direct Ceo Toby van der Meer
94%
94%Toby van der Meer
CEO Approval
First Central Ceo Michael Lee
93%
93%Michael Lee
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
68%
% Recommend to a friend
77%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
64%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Representative21 Salaries
£17,586/yr
Team Leader9 Salaries
£28,499/yr
Technical Claims Handler3 Salaries
£23,199/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
IT Support Supervisor11 Salaries
£29,140/yr
Assistant1 Salaries
£25,116/yr
Technical Claims Handler2 Salaries
£30,292/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 12 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 12 reviews)
Pros
"People good"(in 8 reviews)
"Great people"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Call centre"(in 9 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Haywards heath"(in 9 reviews)
"Manchester"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review
"Excellent"11 Feb 2020

Current Employee - Customer Service

I have been working at Hastings Direct part-time for less than a year

Pros

Great environment Very flexible Friendly

Cons

May have agitated customers Other than that nothing else!

Current Employee - Claims Handler

I have been working at First Central full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Benefits People Flexibility with working Development Growing

Cons

No major cons with the company

Advice to Management

Continue with the development of staff.

Job Postings