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Aviva announces £900m bulk annuity deal with Kingfisher Pension Scheme
22 Jul 2021
Aviva announces it has completed a £900m bulk purchase annuity transaction with the Kingfisher Pension Scheme. Kingfisher plc is a British multinational retailing company headquartered in London.
Seven steps to help protect UK homes, businesses and communities from climate change impacts
21 Jul 2021
The Building Future Communities report from Aviva is calling for urgent action to ensure UK homes and businesses are protected from flood and extreme weather events caused by climate change.
More than 3 in 4 people in Ireland concerned about climate change
19 Jul 2021
Most Irish people are concerned about climate change and willing to do more, but are looking for definitive guidance from Government, according to new Aviva research.
Mental health of UK’s 16-24 year olds worst affected by lockdown
16 Jul 2021
New consumer research from Aviva reveals the extent to which young adults in the UK have been impacted by the succession of lockdowns.
More from the research
Property panic-buying could be the path to home-buyers’ regret
13 Jul 2021
Half of UK home-buyers who bought during pandemic regret how much they paid.
Gender divisions in work life beyond the pandemic
12 Jul 2021
Almost half of employees have become less career focused as a result of the pandemic, up from a third in August 2020 according to a study by Aviva into the UK’s changing relationship with work.
Aviva announces £64m bulk annuity deal with Givaudan
23 Jun 2021
Aviva today announces it has completed a £64m bulk purchase annuity transaction with the Givaudan UK Pension Plan.
More about the deal
Pandemic impact on employees one year on
23 Jun 2021
More employees are neglecting their physical health due to work as daily anxieties and dissatisfaction mount up, according to a report from Aviva.
1 in 3 Canadians are considering relocating post pandemic
21 Jun 2021
The New Aviva Canada How We Live report provides a snapshot of Canadian’s property plans and commuter habits.
More from the report
Aviva joins forces with WWF
18 Jun 2021
New partnership calls on government to commit for a greener financial system ahead of COP26.
Read about our partnership
Rising inflation: The urgent need to wake up 27 million sleepy savers
17 Jun 2021
Today’s rising inflation, to 2.1%, comes at the same time as record billions are being saved through the pandemic.
Stuart Wright wins Living Wage lifetime achievement award
17 Jun 2021
At the 2021 Living Wage Champion Awards, Stuart Wright, Aviva’s property and facilities director, was awarded the Living Wage Lifetime Achievement Award.
More about Stuart's win
A quarter made a bad debt decision during pandemic
14 Jun 2021
However, Aviva study reveals those with poor financial wellbeing don’t necessarily think they are bad with money.
Two fifths of cycles could be at risk
9 Jun 2021
Hundreds of thousands of UK cyclists could be putting their two-wheeled transport at risk, because they have no bicycle insurance.
SMEs are leaving themselves exposed to cyber attacks Aviva research shows
9 Jun 2021
The majority (86%) of British small to medium enterprises (SMEs) do not have any cyber insurance cover in place.
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Driving ambition in a crucial year for our climate
18 Jun 2021
Sara Minchin from the WWF-UK Sustainable Finance team explains why money matters in the climate emergency, and why WWF is joining forces with Aviva.
A balance that works for everyone
10 Jun 2021
For Carers Week, Chris Butler shares his story of balancing raising his adopted 8-year-old son and his career at Aviva.
Parenting in the pandemic is really weird
26 Apr 2021
Over 600 Aviva colleagues took equal parental leave in 2020. Some of our dads have been reflecting on life in lockdown as a new parent.
If money talks, what does your spending say about you?
20 Apr 2021
In this Perspective Ben Luckett, Chief Innovation Officer at Aviva, explores how independent trusted accreditations like The Good Shopping Guide Ethical Company Award and Good Business Charter can help give consumers insight into companies' responsible business practices.
Living and working with Asperger's
30 Mar 2021
Matthew is a customer engagement consultant at Aviva. Matthew also has Asperger's, which is an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Here he tells his story for World Autism Awareness Week.
Taking Climate Action
1 Mar 2021
We're the first major insurer worldwide to target Net Zero carbon by 2040.
Lighting up Scotland with solar
16 Nov 2020
Renewable energy – and the Aviva Scotland Solar Project – is set to take a starring role in powering our futures.
Black history lessons for Aviva families
21 Oct 2020
History. It explains our past, informs our present and shapes our future. But for many, black history is a missing chapter.
I’m not the sort of person who has bad mental health
9 Oct 2020
During October, our colleagues will be sharing their mental health experiences. Will McDonald is a Group Sustainability and Public Policy Director at Aviva. Here is his story.
Black History Month - Past, Present, Future
1 Oct 2020
Emmanuella Nyinaku & Danton Laromani – members of Aviva's Origins Community
Multigenerational households – the not-so-new way of living
21 Sep 2020
Earlier this month we published a new Aviva report: ‘How We Live’. It’s a study of a moment in time – a snapshot of the lives of 4,000 adults across the UK in the summer of 2020.
Dive-In to glorious diversity
21 Sep 2020
Our Chief People Officer shares her thoughts on the Dive-In Festival – a global insurance sector initiative to support inclusive workplaces and cultures.
Back to school after life in lockdown
10 Sep 2020
The first day at a new school can be nerve-wracking for both children and their parents at any time, but especially in 2020.
Why domestic abuse is everyone’s business
14 Aug 2020
Could you tell if a friend or a colleague was experiencing domestic abuse?
What’s the point of tackling fraud?
30 Jul 2020
The fight against fraud sometimes feels impossible, but we’ll never stop. Peter Hazlewood, Group Financial Crime Risk Director at Aviva shares why we'll continue to speak up and take a stand against fraud today and tomorrow.
The expansion of the dormant assets scheme
14 Jul 2020
.... a force for good at a time of crisis
Wellbeing special: tips to tackle 'lockdown anxiety'
In the first of a mini-series of wellbeing specials, our host Jonny talks about lockdown anxiety with Heather, clinical consultant at Aviva, and Brittani, one of our customer advisors.
Hear from Heather and Brittani
The power of a sonic logo
When Aviva unveiled its new brand positioning, 'It takes Aviva', it did something it's never done before.
Listen to the episode
Could robots lead to a better tomorrow?
It's been a hundred years since the word 'robot' was first used*, but are we another century away from seeing them in our daily lives?
COVID-19: The man who sent everyone home
One year on from when we started hearing about COVID-19, we speak to John Bernard, Aviva's Director of Group Corporate Security.
Building a more inclusive organisation
In this episode, we talk to six of our Aviva Communities co-chairs to find out how they're working towards making Aviva a more inclusive organisation.
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