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19. Why older workers matter

By 2022 there will be 800,000 more people in the UK aged 50-64 - that is just one reason why keeping older people in work is so important. Andy Briggs is the Aviva UK CEO but also the Government's Champion for Older Workers. In this podcast he speaks to Jane Gratton from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) about why businesses of all sizes need to embrace older workers. You can listen to the full BCC Podcast at


18. Dementia: The 21st century's biggest killer

Dementia is the 21st century's biggest killer and 1 in 3 babies born now will go on to develop dementia. It is a growing issue in the UK so in this podcast you can hear how it affects people, how it affects their families and what companies like Aviva are doing to help. If you have been affected by dementia and need some support or information, these are places that can help: National Dementia Helpline - 0300 222 11 22...


17. How has technology changed rugby - The coaches view

Technology is revolutionising sport and rugby is no exception. Drones, video replays and real-time player stats are just a few of the ways tech has changed the way the game is played. To find out more about the impact technology is having on rugby, the Aviva Podcast caught up with four of the top coaches in the Aviva Premiership: Rob Baxter - Director of Rugby at Exeter Chiefs David Young - Director of Rugby at Wasps Matt O'Connor - Head Coach at Leicester Tigers Mark McCall - Director of...


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


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


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 Ben Youngs - Leicester Tigers 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:...


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 and


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


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.


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.