Aviva’s Andy Briggs, Chief Executive Officer, UK Insurance, writes about the importance of prioritsing health and wellbeing in the workplace and the benefits healthy and happy employees can bring to a business.
Inclusive diversity is at the heart of how we do business here at Aviva. We believe passionately that if people can be themselves – bring all of themselves to work – then they’ll be happier and perform better too.
Aviva's Laurence Beckett blogs about our support of International Transgender Day of Visibility and the work still to be done to to create a truly equal society for all.
Aviva's Andy Briggs blogs about the recently announced target for one million more older workers in the UK by 2022 and changing our society's perception of age.
Life’s better if you’ve got the right partner. And at Aviva, we love partnerships. Not just partnering with other businesses to help our customers, but also partnering with other experts, such as NGOs. It’s a great way to have an even greater positive impact on the lives of our customers and society, so that we can help even more people defy uncertainly.
Aviva's Matt Deakin blogs about the mapathons we've held in 2016 to support Red Cross Week and International Day for Disaster Reduction, involving our people from right across the globe.
First published by Health Insurance & Protection Daily on World Mental Health Day, Managing Director of Group Protection at Aviva plc Steve Bridger blogs about psychological first aid.
Volunteering can be rewarding, both personally and professionally. At Aviva full-time employees have up to 21 hours paid time off work per holiday year to spend supporting causes close to their hearts.
Here Aviva's Andrew Reid blogs about his recent experience volunteering at the Joel Community Trust, a night shelter for homeless people.
Aviva’s Hugo Deadman blogs about the Great Fire of London – a historical event that created an extraordinary legacy and gave birth to the insurance industry of today.
Aviva’s Amy Chen blogs about her experience volunteering to support the Legal Social Mobility Partnership (LSMP) initiative, which works to break down the social and psychological barriers that might mean students from disadvantaged backgrounds, think a career in the law is out of their reach.
Aviva’s Liz Kennett blogs about the benefits of travel insurance and the importance of taking out a policy at the same time as booking a holiday.
Aviva Investors’ Steve Waygood blogs from the 2016 UN World Investment Forum in Nairobi, where the Aviva & Corporate Knights 2016 Sustainable Stock Exchange Report was launched this week.
Iain Hamilton, Head of Pricing and Underwriting for Personal Lines at Aviva’s UK General Insurance, talks about giving evidence to the UK Parliament’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, setting out how we’re encouraging our customers to have resilient and flood-resistant repairs which help minimise damage and allow them to be back in their properties sooner after a flood.
Aviva is supporting UK Armed Forces Day on 25 June with a number of activities across Aviva sites. In this blog, Aviva’s Property and Facilities Director, Stuart Wright, reflects on his time in the military, how this has benefitted him since working for Aviva and what it means to be an Armed Forces-friendly employer.
Aviva's Lauren Peel discusses the work she's been doing as part of Aviva Pride and her recent "Rising Star in Diversity" award win from WeAreTheCity, an organisation that supports female talent.
David Schofield, Aviva’s Group Head of Corporate Responsibility, blogs about this year’s AGM and how Aviva’s responsible and sustainable approach is helping to create a legacy that will last.
Aviva's Steve Davis shares his experiences of helping people and communities in need through his work as a First Aider and as a volunteer for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service through the Red Cross.
Aviva’s Damian Cross blogs about working with customers in emergency situations and helping get them quickly back on their feet after a crisis.
Adam Uszpolewicz, CEO of Aviva Poland, blogs about his participation in a recent panel debate in Brussels on the European Commission’s Green Paper on Retail Financial Services, how the Green Paper will inject more financial choice & competition into Europe and what this means for EU consumers.
Aviva's Gavin Scaife blogs about our partnership with the Red Cross and the difference we can make to customers at times of crisis. Not just repairing the physical upset but supporting the emotional impacts too.
First published by Health Insurance & Protection Daily, Managing Director of Group Protection at Aviva plc Steve Bridger blogs on how a 'pre-hab' support programme for employees could help stop short-term absence becoming a long-term problem for employers.
Aviva’s Dave Lovely blogs about improving and simplifying communications to help get SMEs back on their feet after a disaster.
Julie Higman from Aviva's Income Protection team writes about the support we provide to 7Families, a charity led campaign that provides a tax-free income for one year to seven people who can't work because of a long-term illness or disability.
We are living longer. But long life doesn't equate with better health – whether that's because we don't exercise enough, eat a balanced diet or because we will fall victim to illnesses associated with old age. But help is at hand – or more exactly in your pocket. Dr Umang Patel writes about the impact technology is having on your health.
Alison Cole recently attended a day long event at The Guardian with our partners on Aviva’s Street to School Programme to celebrate what we’ve achieved together, and to think through how we make the most of what we’ve learned as it comes to an end.
Aviva teams from around the UK manned the phones, held raffles and bake sales, and cycled 436 miles to help raise money for Children in Need. Matt Parkhouse writes about his highlights.
Amanda Mackenzie shares her thoughts about Aviva's Street to School initiative and the legacy it has created.
Simon Warsop looks at Aviva’s claims data that shows burglaries, vandalism and house fires increase sharply over Halloween and Bonfire Night, with vandalism alone rocketing up 160% at Halloween.
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