Irish insurance broking firm, Blue Insurances, is creating up to six new positions at its Dublin based office.
This will bring its total workforce to 36.
The company said the increase in staff numbers will strengthen the management team as it prepares for future international and domestic expansion.
Blue Insurances also announced a record 20% jump in turnover for 2012 compared with 2011. Its turnover increased from just over €15m in 2011 to just under €19m last year.
Originally focused on travel insurance, the company has expanded into other areas including, pet insurance and innovative gadget insurance. It also plans to begin offering home and motor insurance this year.
All operations within the company are currently handled from their Dublin office. The company said that expansion into new areas, including home and motor, will require staff across numerous departments including call centre customer services, IT and management. It currently operates in the Irish, UK and Australian markets.