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

AXA appoints Scott Wheway as Chairman of the Board


29 November 2017

AXA UK has appointed Scott Wheway as Chairman of AXA UK, succeeding Ian Brimecome, who is retiring from the post after five years and over 10 years as a Non-Executive Director. Wheway, who has more than a decade of experience in financial services, was formerly a member of the board of Aviva until December 2016, he also served as Chairman of Aviva Insurance until September 2017.

Self-employed are the least stressed in today’s Britain


15 November 2017

New research by AXA Business Insurance busts some of the most prevalent myths about being self-employed in today’s Britain. According to the survey, part of the company’s annual Stress Index, those working for themselves are less stressed, have a better work-life balance and better mental wellbeing than everyone else. Pain points did emerge, however: being on call 24/7 and fluctuating monthly incomes were the twin bugbears of self-employed life.

Generation stress: 4 in 5 Brits could be suffering burnout as a result of stress, AXA research reveals


13 November 2017

Britain is in the grip of a stress epidemic, with 82% of Britons feeling stressed at least some of the time during a typical week, new research from AXA has revealed. Meanwhile, almost a tenth of us (8%) feel stressed all of the time.

Small firms harden attitudes on Brexit, but don’t plan to put the brakes on yet


1 November 2017

Today, AXA Business Insurance reveals findings from a two year tracker of Brexit sentiment among small businesses. Attitudes have hardened in favour of staying in the EU since the onset of negotiations, and a third of businesses expect to see their costs rise and customer incomes fall. But, this nervousness has not yet had a significant impact on growth plans, the study finds.

AXA names new regional managers for schemes push


19 September 2017

AXA Insurance has appointed Michelle McTeer and Brendan Clark as North and South Regional Schemes managers respectively.

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AXA Health partners with ukactive to get workplaces moving for National Fitness Day


18 September 2017

AXA Health partners with ukactive to get workplaces moving for National Fitness Day.

AXA reveals one in four parents have been involved in a car accident whilst taking their children to school


4 September 2017

With the majority of schools going back this week, AXA Insurance reveals one in four parents were involved in a car accident whilst taking their children to school during the last academic year.

AXA set to launch ‘restless for a reason’ adverting campaign


31 August 2017

AXA is set to launch a new ad campaign and brand strategy under the theme ‘restless for a reason’.

Core market performance drives resilient mid year financials for AXA

Financial results

3 August 2017

AXA Group this morning published its half year 2017 results, which are available at AXA UK and Ireland announces a strong performance across its Commercial and Healthcare businesses.