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 welcomes Chancellor’s statement to bring about lower UK motor insurance premiums

Public Affairs

25 November 2015

Today's measures announced by the Chancellor in the Spending Review and Autumn Statement to remove cash awards for minor whiplash injuries will benefit UK drivers through lower motor insurance premiums according to AXA, one of the largest motor insurers.

AXA UK’s David Williams delivers keynote address on “Driverless Cars and Smart City Development” at Daily Telegraph conference.


21 October 2015

At the Daily Telegraph conference on Britain’s Smart Cities, he speaks about the evolution of the insurance industry in response to driverless cars

AXA uses fundamental dishonesty defence to force withdrawal of fake £25,000 personal injury claim


3 September 2015

AXA has used the fundamental dishonesty defence to force two fraudsters to withdraw fake but financially significant personal injury claims resulting from a minor motor incident with an AXA customer.

Holiday-makers underestimate cost of medical treatment abroad by up to 400 per cent


2 September 2015

AXA UK recently surveyed over 2,000 UK consumers* to find out more about their understanding of travel insurance especially of pre-existing medical conditions and the cost of obtaining medical treatment abroad.

Two fraudsters sentenced to a total of 30 months in jail following road traffic accident scam


27 August 2015

Two individuals who colluded to defraud AXA out £15,000 have been jailed for a total of 30 months at Teeside Crown Court.

Targeted distribution strategy underpins new AXA Insurance structure

Inside AXA

13 August 2015

AXA Insurance will use Strategic Business Units (SBU) to maintain the customer focus that delivered the successful turnaround of AXA’s general insurance businesses.

AXA appoints Lucinda Charles Jones as Group HR Director


11 August 2015

AXA UK has appointed Lucinda Charles Jones as Group HR Director, effective from 1 August 2015. She joins from Towergate where she had played an instrumental role as part of the senior management team leading the company. She has been appointed to the AXA UK Executive Committee, reporting into AXA UK and Ireland CEO, Paul Evans.

AXA logos etched on glass
Interim results 2015

Financial results

4 August 2015

AXA UK profits rise by 27% to £150 million, and Amanda Blanc appointed CEO of AXA Insurance

AXA UK delighted to receive CMA approval for acquisition of Simplyhealth PMI business


22 July 2015

AXA UK has today received clearance from the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for the acquisition of Simplyhealth’s private medical insurance (PMI) business.