Aviva’s plans to cut more than a tenth of its current cost base have been welcomed by analysts.
'Dark clouds over Norfolk'; 'Perth reacts to job losses'; 'Staff don’t know anything'; those were snippets of headlines from local newspapers this week in reaction to Aviva’s plans to cut 1800 jobs.
Aviva will split its life and general insurance business in the UK, cutting 1800 jobs over the next three years.
Tom Stoddard has stepped down from his role as group chief financial officer at Aviva, continuing a shakeup at the senior levels of the company.
Whether it was an epic ending or a major disappointment, some of us currently have a Game of Thrones-shaped hole in our lives… and I was just imagining what it would be like if the show was remade in the world of insurance.
This week Aviva has been tipped to unveil a new structure which will again see its UK general insurance and life/pensions businesses split. Jonathan Swift reflects on why this should not come as a surprise as history dictates the insurer has never been…
Jon Britton, from Allianz Partners and Stephen Hartshorne, formerly at Axa, have launched an insurtech that draws upon open source data.
Aviva has revealed that four out of five customers choose to manage their repair claims themselves.
Insurance policies come with technical jargon and are "inaccessible" to dementia sufferers, says the Alzheimer’s Society Charity.
Rob Smale, former claims director at Ageas, has joined the board of motor salvage firm E2E as a non-executive director.
Open GI CEO Chris Guillaume is set to step down and take on a non-executive role on the company’s main board.
In anticipation of the new discount rate announcement, expected by 5 August 2019, many insurers have already started to price and reserve at 0%
Providers with books that are skewed to heavily discounted year one are facing a quandary about whether to change their strategy before the dual pricing review outcomes or wait until after. Either way Brendan McCafferty, CEO Brightside Group, believe…
I was lucky enough to spend last week’s sunny bank holiday on the South Coast enjoying a well-earned rest. For others in the insurance industry it seems that the saying 'a change is as good as a rest' is proving true with some major people moves this…
Andy Briggs will step down as CEO of Aviva’s UK insurance division, as the group announces further management changes and a review of its UK business.
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
A third of UK consumers feel no loyalty to their insurance provider, according to a report.
Escape of water claims continue to exercise property claims managers. According to the most recent estimates from Association of British Insurers, domestic escape of water claims cost insurers £483m. With this in mind, Post, in conjunction with Acumen,…
Maurice Tulloch has been appointed CEO of Aviva, replacing Mark Wilson. Tulloch, the company’s head of international insurance, became CEO with immediate effect.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
Keith Williams will step down from his role as Aviva’s chair of the audit committee and a member of the nomination, governance and risk committees on May 22.
Former Ageas UK CEO Barry Smith and Ingenie founder Richard King have stepped down from the board of home insurtech Neos.
Technology continues to disrupt insurance but William Corke, founder and strategy director at Corke Wallis, argues this is the perfect time for insurers to wrestle control back from the price comparison websites.