By Jonathan Davies

Admiral has announced plans to create nearly 300 jobs in its South Wales offices.

The insurance giant will create 130 new jobs in its Newport office, 100 in Swansea and 50 in Cardiff.

The majority of the roles will come in sales, claims and renewals, and law departments.

Head of People Services at Admiral, Ceri Assiratti, said: “We are regularly searching for talented people to join Admiral and it is very exciting for us to be able to recruit so many people for our Newport office.

"But it doesn’t stop there! Always looking towards the future, we will be recruiting more staff... as our company continues to grow, reinforcing our commitment to the city for the future.

“We have a huge variety of different jobs available that we know will appeal to a lot of people in the South Wales area.