The insurer’s 24/7 telephone service can provide guidance on any business-related legal matter, from employment law to debt recovery and property disputes, as well as advice on Covid-19 related legislation.
Aviva's interim managing director of commercial insurance, Nick Major explains how cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent and how the insurance industry can protect businesses against these new risks.
Aviva's UK wellbeing lead, Debbie Bullock, explains how remote working has brought employees' wellbeing to the forefront and why creating a positive workplace culture is key to improving wellbeing and business performance.
Updated figures show providers have made interim payments of £247.7m and final settlements of £352.1m since the Supreme Court verdict, but 12,217 policyholders are still waiting to hear whether their policies provide cover or not.
CEO John Neal discusses Covid-19 related claims, the continuation of Lloyd's decile ten strategy and the future of the underwriting room.
Working together: From accountancy to insurance and from Ireland via Switzerland, the USA and Canada to London, Aviva GI CEO Colm Holmes tells Insurance Age about his global career and how brokers and insurers need to work together to face the changing…
Market forecasts customer pay-outs in relation to the Covid-19 will reach £6.2bn on a gross basis.
Covid-19 has had a significant effect on claims in the commercial insurance space
Ross says an industry working group was “on the cusp” of solving the issue around Covid-19 BI claims, when the opportunity was “taken out of our hands” due to the FCA’s test case.
Regulator says providers have paid out £192.1m in interim payments for unsettled claims and £279.8m in final settlements at it reiterates order to pay out quickly.
GWP in the UK and Ireland business grew by 7.6% while its COR worsened to 92.5%, as broking division saw modest profit rise.
Leeds-based business says it is one year into its five-year goal to double in size as it aims to become the UK's largest independent broker.
The motor provider posts £173.2m in GWP and a combined operating ratio of 75.3% in 2020.
Insurance Age takes a first look at the Aviva Risk Insights Report which considers Covid-19, Brexit, cyber, climate change and the part of brokers.
GI CEO Colm Holmes says provider has taken a proactive approach to paying claims as he discusses how Aviva was impacted by the BI test case and comments on its 2020 results.
CEO Amanda Blanc sees opportunities for "material growth" in the UK market as commercial lines premiums continue to grow.
Provider says results were impacted by the pandemic, as COR worsened to 114.5% while GWP remained flat.
CEO discusses the need for the insurer to rebuild its brand and reputation as a result of the BI disagreement as insurer posts £192.4m loss for 2020.
Difficult conversations on horizon for brokers as SMEs seek to cut costs amid economic uncertainty due to business squeeze from Covid, Brexit and harder market
Broker-led group pushes for more support as March deadline for festivals to get insurance looms.
MD of UKGI, Richard Coleman, tells Insurance Age about the provider's plans to modernise its brand and discusses the business interruption test case and Ecclesiastical's approach to working with brokers.
The MGA said it developed the proposition in anticipation of a spike in empty properties due to post-Covid disruption.
The insurer said the UK figures were “heavily impacted” by Covid-19 and, excluding the pandemic the UK COR was 95.8%, as CEO Hester reflects on group performance since 2014 and flags exit.
COR also improved, while GWP was down on 2019 after a number of products lines were "materially affected" by Covid-19.