UK: Underinsurance is a problem in the UK property market, says Norwich Union

UK: Underinsurance is a problem in the UK property market, says Norwich Union
Property owners are putting themselves at risk of facing huge costs by not insuring their properties to the full reinstatement value, warns Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva.
A sample of 128 valuations carried out by the insurer revealed that 86% […]

Australia: Applications open today for Aviva Ballkids at the Australian Open 2010

Australia: Applications open today for Aviva Ballkids at the Australian Open 2010
Applications to join the Aviva Ballkids team at the Australian Open 2010 will open at 5pm today (23 March 2009) for boys and girls aged between 12 to 15 years.
According to Allan Griffiths, chief executive officer of Aviva, becoming an Aviva Ballkid is […]

UK: Norwich Union makes estate planning easier

UK: Norwich Union makes estate planning easier
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is launching a campaign to make estate planning simpler for financial advisers and customers.
Norwich Union and Norwich Union International are launching a new discretionary trust proposition, a series of estate and inheritance tax (IHT) planning guides and a simplified application process.
The changes […]

Norwich Union advises tradesman to adopt safe working practices

Norwich Union advises tradesman to adopt safe working practices
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is urging tradesmen to adopt best working practices to protect themselves, their customers and their business, as part of its 2009 Simply Safety campaign.
To ensure tradesmen use safe ways of working, Phil Grace, liability risk manager at Norwich Union highlights […]

Top tips to live long and prosper

Top tips to live long and prosper
Norwich Union identifies 15 (theoretical) secrets of a long life
A series of 15 simple steps could - in theory - add up to 77 years to your life, according to new research from Norwich Union. What’s more, a positive outlook and laughing a lot could add more years […]

Norwich Union Healthcare welcomes increase in counselling services

Norwich Union Healthcare welcomes increase in counselling services
Norwich Union Healthcare welcomed the announcement made by the Government on Monday to bring forward plans to offer counselling for those facing unemployment, debts and relationship breakdowns due to the current economic climate.
Recent research by Norwich Union Healthcare is association with PPC Worldwide has shown that counselling dramatically […]

Adviser wins athletics break in Turin with Norwich Union Equity Release

Adviser wins athletics break in Turin with Norwich Union Equity Release
A financial adviser has enjoyed a sporty three-day break in Turin, following a prize draw to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Norwich Union Equity Release.
Sue Read, from Moneywatch Finance in Solihull, spent a long weekend in the Italian city along with her husband Cameron after […]

No Smoking Day could help lighten life insurance premiums

No Smoking Day could help lighten life insurance premiums
With over 1 million people planning to quit on No Smoking Day this week* (Wednesday 11 March), Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, advises that people could get dramatically lower life insurance premiums by giving up the so called “evil weed”.
By kicking the habit and applying […]

Aviva launches new initiative for independent brokers

Aviva launches new initiative for independent brokers
Today, Aviva, ahead of Norwich Union’s name change on 1 June, launches a new broker initiative set to offer up to 3,000 local independent brokers unique access to a range of specifically tailored packages and services.
Broker Independence Group has been created for all local independent brokers with Norwich Union […]

Aviva Lithuania profits reach 12.3 million litai

Aviva Lithuania profits reach 12.3 million litai
Profits of the life insurance and pension fund company Aviva Lithuania grew by 50% in 2008, reaching 12.3 million litai. Over the year, assets owned by the company grew by 40%, reaching a value of 440.8 million litai.
“We bravely look each new economic challenge in the eye, since […]