Hastings Direct Overview

  • www.hastingsdirectcareers.com
  • Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1996
  • Company - Private
  • Insurance Agencies & Brokerage
  • $50 to $100 million (USD)

Founded in 1996 in Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, we’re one of the UK’s fastest growing general insurance providers, offering a full range of car, van, bike and home insurance products. We’re built for the way that customers buy insurance, and with over 3,000,000 live customer ...
Mission: Our vision is "to be the best and biggest digital insurance provider".

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12 Feb 2021

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Recruiting claims handlers! Hear from Team Leader Christina on a great opportunity to join #lifeatHD.


We're recruiting a new team of experienced claims handlers to help provide a seamless experience at the point when our customers need us most. As we embrace...

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We’ve been celebrating National Apprenticeship Week by sharing colleagues’ development stories and today we meet our Andrew, who changed direction after completing university and enrolled on the Level 7 Accountancy Professional Apprenticeship at Hastings Direct. #NAW2021 #BuildTheFuture

Hastings Direct - Why Work With Us?

Hastings Direct is a fast growing, agile, data and digitally focused general insurance provider. We offer a range of competitive and straightforward products and services, which include car, bike, van and home insurance and a range of additional products like breakdown cover and family legal protection.

We're proud of our 20 year history ‒ since selling our first policy in 1997 we've been committed to our colleagues, customers, company and community, and regularly support charity and educational causes in our local communities of Bexhill-on-Sea and Leicester.

Today, we have 3 million live customer policies and over 3,400 colleagues and we've won and attaine a number of awards and endorsements. We were voted Moneyfacts Car Insurance Provider of the Year 2018 for the fourth time.

Hastings Direct is a trading name of Hastings Insurance Services Limited, and is part of the Hastings Group, a publicly listed company.

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"Great, supportive company to work for"

Current Employee - Risk Pricing Analyst in London, England
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I have been working at Hastings Direct full-time for less than a year


Great support from management. Opportunities to work in areas you think could be useful. Interaction with senior stakeholders pretty early in to the job.


Some IT problems but I think this is simply due to us working from home that is causing this
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Hastings Direct (United Kingdom) in Sep 2020


    The interview process took around 2 weeks.
    It is straight forward initial screening then scheduled for technical round and the final round with Digital director.The people who interviewed me are very polite,friendly and highly professional.I have been sent an offer letter immediately after final round was cleared..It was great experience interviewing with Hastings direct.

    Technical was more about frameworks

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