Aviva reveals unusual claims as it celebrates 325 years

Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has trawled through its archives to unearth a treasure trove of unusual claims dating back centuries, as it approaches its 325th anniversary on November 12.

Published 11 October 2021

Aviva hails record sales in general insurance

Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has posted its highest general insurance sales for a decade and hailed record performance in its savings and retirement arm.

Published 28 May 2021

No full-time office return for UK's biggest employers, BBC survey finds

Almost all of 50 of the UK's biggest employers questioned by the BBC have said they do not plan to bring staff back to the office on a full-time basis.

Published 6 May 2021

Aviva abandons hiring target for older workers

Perth-based insurer Aviva has abandoned its 2022 hiring target for older workers.

Published 6 April 2021

Aviva Investors completes £22m funding agreement for Stirling office

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has completed a forward funding agreement of £22.4 million for the first office facilities at Kildean Business Park in Stirling.

Published 17 March 2021

Aviva launches new cash savings platform as UK savings soar during pandemic

Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has launched a new cash savings platform as UK savings soar during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 19 February 2021

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