Open + Direct Retail Services
About Open + Direct Retail Services:
Open + Direct Group is the fast growing, technology driven financial services company offering a range of financial solutions to both personal and business customers across the UK and Ireland.
The Group operates in two key sectors: insurance and consumer financial services.
Open + Direct Insurance was established following the acquisition of three N Ireland based insurance brokers offering car, motorcycle, home, travel, taxi and commercial insurance and Footman James & Company Ltd, a Birmingham based insurance broker specialising in Classic Car Insurance. Employing over 260 staff it has seven high street branches across Northern Ireland and an office in Birmingham. In five years the company has firmly established itself as one of the largest brokers in N Ireland.
Open + Direct Retail Services encompasses three sub-divisions: Retail Finance - providing bespoke point of sale retail credit solutions in the UK and Ireland; Personal Lending - providing competitive personal loans in the UK and N Ireland; and Premium First - providing personal lines insurance premium financing to Insurance Brokers across the UK and Ireland.
Open + Direct Retail Finance aims to increase retailers' turnover and profitability through the delivery of technology driven retail credit solutions backed by superior customer service. The combination of more than 35 years experience in the retail credit sector and its tried and tested technology solutions helped to establish the company as the leading provider of retail credit in N Ireland. And since its launch into the GB and ROI markets in 1999, the company has experienced rapid growth, firmly establishing it as a key retail finance provider in all the markets in which it operates.