Aviva plc: Interim management statement - 3 months to 31 March 2009

Aviva plc: Interim management statement - 3 months to 31 March 2009
RESILIENT NEW BUSINESS SALES AND ENHANCED CAPITAL POSITION
* Sales remain resilient
o Worldwide sales up 5% to £10,313 million
o Life […]

Aviva acquires pension fund from ING in Russia

Aviva acquires pension fund from ING in Russia
Aviva plc (”Aviva”) has signed an agreement to acquire ING Group’s non-state pension fund business and its holding company in Russia. The pension fund, which had assets under management of £30.4 million* at 31 December 2008, provides pensions to large multi-national corporate clients and has 17,000 members. […]

UK: Recessionary pressures could increase driver fatigue, says Norwich Union

UK: Recessionary pressures could increase driver fatigue, says Norwich Union
Drivers feeling the pressure to safeguard their job or reduce expenses are putting themselves at risk of fatigue, warns Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva.
And employers looking to cut costs such as an overnight stay could be risking prosecution if their drivers are involved in […]

UK: Norwich Union’s Financial Adviser Academy celebrates its first birthday

UK: Norwich Union’s Financial Adviser Academy celebrates its first birthday
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, launched its Financial Adviser Academy just over a year ago. Since then, the academy has been a huge success, welcoming over 3,350 members and delivering face-to-face and virtual classroom training to 900 members during revision for the October 2008 […]

Australia: Aviva offers support for those hit by redundancy

Australia: Aviva offers support for those hit by redundancy
With the prospect of an ever increasing number of Australians being forced out of work as a result of the global economic crisis, it has become increasingly important to ensure that clients are able to maintain protection for themselves and their families. In the latest product […]

New leadership team and reorganisation plans Aviva France

New leadership team and reorganisation plans Aviva France
On 3 April, Aviva France, a major player in life insurance and long-term savings, asset management and general insurance, announced to the works council and managing directors, the composition of a new executive committee.
Going forward, Jean-Pierre Menanteau, chief executive officer, and Philippe Sorret, executive director, will be joined […]

Too many businesses are failing to assess health and safety risks, says Norwich Union Risk Services

Too many businesses are failing to assess health and safety risks, says Norwich Union Risk Services
Businesses are putting employees’ lives at risk and could be contravening health and safety legislation, says Norwich Union Risk Services (NURS), soon to be Aviva Risk Management Solutions.
According to the Health and Safety Executive, over 136,000 injuries to employees were […]

I-spy Easter traffic

I-spy Easter traffic
* But school hols and stay-cations should keep traffic hopping along
RAC is predicting a busy Easter weekend, although with the holiday falling in between many school terms, and the majority of Brits planning to stay at home, motorists should benefit from lighter traffic than some previous Easters.
According to research […]

Income Protection Solutions goes automated

Income Protection Solutions goes automated
Norwich Union Healthcare has transformed its flexible Income Protection Solutions product by introducing electronic application and teleinterviewing - significantly improving the customer experience both at application and claims stage.
From the 6 April, intermediaries can use a new short electronic application to capture and submit the financial and occupational details for all […]

Making the most of the 0.5% world

Making the most of the 0.5% world
* Norwich Union report highlights what we are doing with our money now
Britons are taking a prudent but matter-of-fact approach to the economic downturn, according to a new report conducted by Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva.
Four in five people (81%) have altered their spending […]