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  • Aviva detects £110 million of insurance fraud, up 19% over 2012

    23 April 2014

    Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, detected over £110 million worth of insurance fraud in 2013 – a 19% increase compared with 2012. Aviva detects over 45 fraudulent claims per day worth more than a total of £300,000.

  • First-time parents spend £492 million preparing for baby

    22 April 2014

    First-time UK parents spend more than £492 million each year, preparing for the arrival of their first baby, according to research from life insurance provider Aviva. This equates to £1,619 per family and shows a 17% increase to the £1,389 total in March 2012.

  • Consumers feel positive about the Budget's retirement income changes but support is essential

    16 April 2014

    Nearly two-thirds of yet-to-retire Brits (62%) say they think giving people more choice and flexibility in how they take their retirement income is a good idea, research from Aviva shows.

    Awareness about the retirement income changes announced in this year’s Budget is high, with 80% of people saying they have some level of knowledge of them. In the 2014 Budget, the government announced it planned to give people more freedom in how they take their retirement savings, and from April 2015 people aged over 55 will be able to take their defined contribution pension savings as they want, subject to their marginal rate of income tax.

  • Aviva sells its stake in South Korean joint venture Woori Aviva Life

    14 April 2014

    Aviva plc (“Aviva”) today announces that it has reached agreement to sell its entire 47% stake in its South Korean business Woori Aviva Life Insurance (“WALI”) to NongHyup Financial Group (“NHFG”).

  • Aviva enhances critical illness cover to pay out on all heart attacks

    14 April 2014

    Aviva has enhanced its heart attack definition on new critical illness policies, meaning it will now pay out on the diagnosis of a heart attack, regardless of how severe it is.

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