Aviva opens one of UK’s largest solar and energy storage initiatives as wind turbine plan rejected

Financial services firm Aviva has unveiled a groundbreaking solar energy station in the car park at its Perth office, but plans to accompany it with a £3 million wind turbine have been knocked back by Scottish Ministers.

Published 20 November 2020

FCA censures Aviva for misleading shares announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has publicly censured Perth-based insurer Aviva for making an announcement concerning certain preference shares which had the potential to mislead the market.

Published 26 October 2020

British firms to launch new campaign to increase BME participation in senior leadership

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), alongside companies including Deloitte, Aviva, Brunswick, and Microsoft, is working to launch Change the Race Ratio – a campaign to increase racial and ethnic participation in British businesses.

Published 2 October 2020

Aviva appoints Amanda Blanc as new chief executive as Maurice Tulloch steps down

Perth-based Aviva has appointed Amanda Blanc as its new CEO as Maurice Tulloch announces his departure.

Published 6 July 2020

Aviva to redevelop office block in Haymarket

Aviva Investors, a subsidiary of Perth-based insurance giants Aviva has announced plans to redevelop a 1970s office block in Edinburgh's Haymarket.

Published 25 June 2020

Aviva life insurance sales rise by 28%

Perth-based insurance company Aviva as seen a 28% increase in sales of life insurance reaching £12.3 billion in the first quarter of this year.

Published 22 May 2020

HMRC: Pension withdrawals increase by 19%

Throughout the first quarter of this year, £2.5 billion was withdrawn from pensions flexibly, marking a 19% increase from the £2.1bn recorded last year, according to the latest data from HMRC.

Published 30 April 2020

Aviva suspends dividend amid coronavirus uncertainty

Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has announced that it will suspend its 2019 final dividend amid the current economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 8 April 2020

Aviva to sell Indonesian business despite rise in overall profits

Insurance giant Aviva, which employs 2,500 staff across hubs in Perth and Bishopbriggs, has announced that it will sell its joint venture in Indonesia, PT Astra Aviva Life, to Aviva's joint venture partner, PT Astra International Tbk.

Published 6 March 2020

Number of UK employees enrolled in pension schemes rises to 77%

The number of UK employees enrolled in a workplace pension scheme has increased by 30% rising from 47% in 2012, according to the latest employee workplace pensions report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 4 March 2020

Finance firms feature in Stonewall's top 100 employers 2020 list

Stonewall has released its Top 100 Employers 2020 listing with financial organisations featuring making the cut.

Published 30 January 2020

Aviva searches for new chairman as Sir Adrian Montague retires

Aviva has begun the search for a new chairman as Sir Adrian Montague announces his retirement.

Published 23 January 2020

Aviva announces new strategy including sale of Hong Kong business

Aviva has announced structural changes and plans to sell its Hong Kong business.

Published 21 November 2019

Jason Windsor is appointed as chief financial officer of Aviva

Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has appointed Jason Windsor as chief financial officer.

Published 27 September 2019

Ian Ferguson, leader of Aviva Perth, to retire after 38 years

Ian Ferguson, leader of Aviva's Perth office, is set to retire after a career spanning 38 years with Aviva.

Published 28 April 2017