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.

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AXA UK introduces domestic abuse policy, providing additional paid leave to employees in need

People

22 July 2022

AXA UK has launched a new domestic abuse policy and support hub. The policy offers up to five days paid leave to help support people when they need it most.

Mark Pain, Chairman, AXA UK and Ireland
AXA UK plc Chairman announcement

People

30 June 2022

Scott Wheway to stand down; Mark Pain appointed Chairman

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AXA UK launches five new tiered home insurance products to give customers greater flexibility

Product

29 June 2022

AXA UK launches five new Defaqto rated home insurance products across its AXA and Swiftcover brands to give customers greater choice and flexibility.

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AXA UK celebrates Pride with annual campaign and LGBT Great Top 100 Gamechangers Listing

Community

17 June 2022

AXA UK has launched its annual Stride for Pride campaign to help raise awareness and bring people together.

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Industry calls on the Government to ensure Transport Bill delivers benefits of self-driving technology

Innovation

15 June 2022

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Connected and Automated Mobility welcomes Government commitment to bring legislation on self-driving vehicles.

AXA UK&I named as a Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022

People

23 May 2022

For the second year running, AXA UK&I has been listed as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 for taking action to decrease gender inequality in the workplace.

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More than half of Brits say they admire hard-working small business owners but are too scared to take the plunge themselves

Surveys and reports

19 May 2022

AXA UK has this week launched their Startup Angel competition, for the second year, giving two small businesses the chance to win £25,000, mentorship from some of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs and 12-months business insurance

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Claudio Gienal responds to Pool Re’s pricing announcement

Public Affairs

10 May 2022

Claudio Gienal reacts to Pool Re’s pricing announcement. AXA is supportive of the price reduction and will ensure the new rates are passed on to customers

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Average UK home contains nearly £30k of possessions, but many people risk being underinsured

Surveys and reports

6 May 2022

A new study from AXA UK reveals that the average UK home contains nearly £30,000 worth of possessions, but many people severely undervalue their contents.