Newsroom

Welcome to the AXA UK Newsroom. Here you'll find press releases, downloadable resources and information on our public affairs activity and financial results.

Image of children looking at plane in airport
Tourists over-relying on hotel receptions for medical advice

Product

12 August 2019

AXA has published advice reminding customers to contact their travel insurer if they need medical assistance abroad, no matter how big or small the issue.

David Williams with his Insurance Personality of the Year award
David Williams wins Insurance Personality of the Year award

Newsroom

11 July 2019

David Williams, Managing Director of Underwriting and Technical Services at AXA Insurance, recognised as Insurance Personality of the Year at the British Insurance Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall.

David Baker, AXA UK&I Chief Risk Officer
AXA UK&I appoints David Baker as Chief Risk Officer

Newsroom

10 July 2019

David Baker joins from Direct Line Group and a significant focus of his role will be on AXA's regulatory obligations.

Joanne Howliston, AXA UK North Regional Director
AXA Commercial Lines promotes Joanne Howliston to Regional Director role

People

8 July 2019

Joanne Howliston will have accountability for the direction and performance of the six branches that make up the North region within AXA Commercial Lines.

Dementia sufferer Anne sat on Motiview bicycle with care worker Zoe by her side
New video explores cycling technology helping dementia patients ‘travel the world’

Innovation

1 July 2019

AXA and The Sunday Times have published a video exploring the cycling initiative for dementia patients.

Laurent Matras, Executive Managing Director of the AXA Retail Business
AXA UK confirms Laurent Matras as Executive Managing Director of AXA Retail

People

12 June 2019

Laurent Matras will take charge of the AXA Retail business in the role of Executive Managing Director on a permanent basis, with effect from 1st June 2019.

The Bluetits cold water swimming in the sea
AXA fortifies mental health and wellbeing commitment with two multi-agency campaigns

Partnerships

5 June 2019

AXA has launched two new media campaigns focussing on mental health and wellbeing with media partner News UK and agencies Havas, Unity, Nonsense and Fallon.

Farmer with tablet in field
AXA launches farm safety website

Newsroom

16 May 2019

The Home Safely online tool will give farmers practical tips on how to reduce risks.

Driverless car
Driverless Insurance and Legal report calls for government-led data regulations

Innovation

15 May 2019

Third and final report by insurer AXA and law firm Burges Salmon recommends 10 data principles for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.

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AXA UK transforms claims operations

People

29 April 2019

AXA UK will be launching a new operating model for Claims in June to focus on customer service.