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16. Doing Nothing Pays
In April 2018, minimum contributions into workplace pensions will rise for the first time. Millions of employees and hundreds of thousands of employers will be affected. In this podcast, Alistair McQueen, Head of Savings and Retirement from Aviva, talks us through why it's happening. For more information on auto-enrolment and workplace pensions visit https://www.aviva.com/newsroom/news-releases/2018/03/auto-enrolment-pension-contributions-could-grow-by-30percent/...
15. Aviva's 2017 full year results
"Aviva is now a simpler, stronger group and we are growing. Our strategy is paying dividends." That was the verdict of Aviva Group CEO Mark Wilson as the company announced its 2017 financial results. In this podcast you can hear more from Mark and also from the CEO of Aviva's UK Insurance business, Andy Briggs. If you'd like to read more on Aviva's 2017 results visit https://www.aviva.com/newsroom/news-releases/2018/03/FY2017-results-announcement/
How has technology changed rugby? (Players)
Technology is changing the world around us and sport is no exception. In this podcast you will hear from four current Aviva Rugby Premiership stars, talking about how technology has changed the sport they love. (We have another podcast on the way where we hear the coaches view!!!) You will hear from: Toby Flood - Newcastle Falcons http://www.newcastlefalcons.co.uk/ Ben Youngs - Leicester Tigers https://www.leicestertigers.com/ Ross Moriarty - Gloucester...
12. Retirement, kids parties & Casualty
There are now almost 10 million people aged over 50 in work in the UK, and that represents almost a third of the workforce. There are also more than a million over 65s still working. That’s up by a third in the past six years. In this podcast we look at why this is happening and whether people want to work, or feel forced to work. We also visit a 4 year old's birthday party and hear from a TV star, of sorts. You can read Aviva's Real Retirement Report here:...
11. The Aviva & Wealthify story
Aviva has an ambition to become a disrupter. To do that it needs to work with some of the smartest and most forward thinking people around. That’s why the company has announced an investment in Wealthify, subject to regulatory approval. Since they launched they’ve been making investment affordable and accessible to the UK mass market. People are able to invest with as little as £1 on a platform which is remarkably easy to use, with no complicated jargon and no expensive fees. It is...
10. How much have you got in your pension?
How much have you got in your pension? How many pensions have you got? Don't know? Well you're not alone. But help is coming in the form of the pension dashboard. By 2019 we should be able to log into a platform and see all, or most, of our pension savings in one place. In this podcast, you can hear from Yvonne Braun, Director of Policy for Long-Term Savings & Protection at the Association of British Insurers, and John Lawson, Head of Financial Research at Aviva. They discuss where we are...
9. What do investing & dating have in common?
Investing in a business can be a bit like dating. Is it long term, is it serious, do you get excited when they call you??? To find out we've been talking to Ben Luckett, MD Aviva Ventures and Colin Richardson, co-founder and Head of Marketing at Cocoon. Aviva has invested in Cocoon which has developed a smart home security device. Ben and Colin discuss the relationship between the two companies and what start ups and large corporates can learn from each other....
8. How Israel's start ups are using innovation to fight cyber risk
Alex Allen and Anna Stables report from Aviva's Cyber TeXchange event in the London Digital Garage. Ayelet Mavor, Acting Director of the UK Israel Tech Hub, speaks about the hub's agenda and the innovation being delivered by Israeli start ups, and Assaf Pilo brings it to life by showing us biometric behaviour start up Secured Touch. Find out more at https://securedtouch.com/ and http://www.ukisraelhub.com/
6. Aviva Ventures: How to spend £100m on tech start-ups
In this edition of the Aviva podcast we speak to Ben Luckett, MD of Aviva Ventures. Ben oversees investment in tech start-ups and has £100m to spend. In the podcast you can find out what types of start-ups are of interest to Aviva Ventures and why working with small businesses can bring big advantages. https://www.aviva.com/about-us/aviva-worldwide/aviva-ventures/
5. From Call of Duty to pensions and insurance
Many people's dream would be to get paid to work on video games. Charles Reeves did just that, working on Call of Duty, one of the most successful video game series ever made. But he wanted a new challenge, so at Aviva, he's working on how get more people interested in pensions and insurance. Find out how on this edition of the Aviva Podcast
4. Andy Briggs on Aviva's 2017 half-year results
Aviva has released its 2017 half-year results with operating profit up 11%. In this podcast Andy Briggs, CEO of Aviva's UK Insurance business, talks through some of the financials and what they mean to customers. For more information on Aviva's results please visit https://www.aviva.com/media/news/item/aviva-plc-2017-interim-results-announcement-17808/
Rocket scientists & video games
In this edition of the Aviva Podcast, Andrew Brem, Aviva's Chief Digital Officer, explains why they have set up Digital Garages around the world and how they're reinventing insurance. https://digital.aviva.com/ https://www.instagram.com/avivadigital/ https://twitter.com/AvivaInnovation
Aviva: Disrespectful to process
To become truly digital company, Aviva has to be disrespectful to process. That's according to Aviva's MD of UK Digital, Blair Turnbull. He's been speaking to the Aviva Podcast to explain exactly what that means.