Insurance giant Hastings Direct could expand Leicester workforce to 1,200 - meaning 500 extra jobs
Insurance giant Hastings Direct may expand its Leicester workforce to 1,200 after a £4 million loan was made to revamp parts of the landmark St George's Tower where it is based.
Leicester City Council is lending the money to Infrastructure Investments Ltd, which has the freehold of the building, to refurbish 35,000 square feet of unoccupied office space for Hastings.
Hastings already has 700 members of staff based at the city centre premises which it moved into in January
It has previous stated it could increase that to 1,000 and now it has indicated that 1,200 posts could be created.
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