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Life & Pensions

Information and support for financial brokers


Aviva Ireland’s Full Year Financial Results 2018

IFRS operating profit Aviva Ireland Operating Profits up by 15% at €113 million1 (2017: €99 million)
Combined operating ratio Combined Operating Ratio (General Insurance business) 91.5% (2017: 91.4%)
Growth PVNBP (Present Value of New Business Premiums) €1,367 million (2017: €1,197 million) NWP (Net Written Premiums) of €485 million (2017: €498 million)

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Aviva Pensions Insight, February 2019

Just 6pc of women believe saving for their retirement is a priority.

This week, we launched our special report on women in retirement. Our insight shows that just over half of women have never thought about a pension to fund their retirement. Our report on this important issue has been covered by all major national media outlets in Ireland and you can read it here

Ann O’Keeffe sat down with Matt Cooper to discuss our ‘Women In Retirement’ report on Today FM’s The Last Word. You can listen back to the interview here.


Power Talks: Moving towards a softer Brexit

“It is really hard to say where this process is going to head over the coming weeks but the possibility of a no-deal Brexit by accident rather than by design looks somewhat more real. Hopefully, sense will prevail in the UK political system, but that trait has been in short supply for some time."

Read and Listen to Jim Power’s Latest Power Talks


Aviva Protection Claims Statistics 2018

Aviva Income & Protection pay outs reach over €90m as cancer and orthopaedic conditions rank highest in 2018

  • €92.9m in life protection claims paid out by Aviva in 2018 across death benefit (€38.2m) specified illness (€12.7m) and income protection (€42m)
  • Protection needs highlighted as cancer diagnosis predicted to rise to 1 in 2 people next year

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CPD Webinar and Competition: Everything you wanted to know about ARFs but were afraid to ask!

Join Aviva's Pensions experts on 28 February at 11am for this live webcast where they will take you through various aspects of Approved Retirement Funds in the first of a series of Retirement webinars.

COMPETITION: all webinar participants will be entered into a draw to win one of 3 pairs of tickets to see Ireland v France on 10 March in the 6 Nations at Aviva Stadium!

Competition Terms & Conditions


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Brokers Ireland – Aviva Sponsored Marketing Campaign

Developed with the support of Brokers Ireland, our new advertsing campaign promotes the important role of the Financial Broker to Irish consumers. This campaign involves full and half page adverts in every major national and regional paper across the country as well as key digital channels.

Download the advert

Download the media schedule


PRSA half yearly statements

Over the next few days we will be issuing half yearly statements to all your PRSA clients.

These give details of total contributions received and a breakdown of any contributions made from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018 along with an Investment Report indicating the value of your client’s funds as of 31 December 2018.


New Aviva Family Care counselling service now available on new protection policies

We’re delighted to provide access to this impartial counselling service from expert provider Workplace Options. All new Aviva protection customers can avail of this additional benefit for both themselves and their families. Find out more


Ireland 2019 - Boom or Bust?

Click here to watch a playback to our recent broker event.


Aviva wins two Irish Pension awards!

We were delighted to win two awards at the Irish Pension Awards on 22 November in the Shelbourne Hotel. Aviva picked up the Excellence in Defined Contribution Award and the Communication Award, the latter for the second year running.

These awards are clear recognition of the hard work we put in every day to support you our financial brokers, trustees and members – and thanks to your support, we’ve significantly grown our business in 2018.

Learn more about our award-winning Group Pensions here and Executive Pensions here.


Competition Time: Win an amazing wellness package for your Group!

Published on: November 07, 2018

To celebrate the launch of NEW Aviva Group Protection, we have a special Financial Broker prize draw; you could win an amazing wellness package at the 5-star Heritage for your group!

Request a quote for Group Life Insurance or Group Income Protection from Aviva between now and close of business on 31 January 2019 and you’ll be entered in our prize draw to win.

Click here for more on this amazing draw and prize!


NEW Aviva Group Protection: Great new product, same great team!

Published on: November 02, 2018

Introducing our new Group Protection range; We’re proud to provide your Group Life Insurance and/or Income Protection customers with a range of market-leading features.


Aviva Executive Pensions: Create your Own Campaign!

Published on: October 22, 2018

We’ve teamed up with the BIS Platform (formerly Omnibroker) to bring you an easy to use campaign at the touch of a button. This new campaign gives you a great opportunity to promote individuals consolidating their pension.

Click here to get started.


Irish Broker Magazine - October 2018

Published on: October 22, 2018

Aviva Ireland CEO John Quinlan talks to Diarmuid Kelly, CEO Brokers Ireland,  about progress and challenges, the acquisition of Friends First and the benefits of this for both brokers and customers.

Click here to read the interview in October's Irish Broker Magazine.


Aviva Group pays 98% of all claims in 2017

Published on: October 17, 2018

It’s a common misconception that insurance companies try to avoid paying out or hide behind bureaucracy to make it difficult for customers to get their money. With an international claims payment rate of 98% across product lines, Aviva Group are happy to be busting this myth. Read the full story on aviva.com.


Major new Aviva Life Insurance TV advert and campaign launches

Published on: October 9, 2018

Our major advertising campaign continues this week with the launch of the first ever Aviva Life Insurance TV advert. Watch the new advert here.


Approved Retirement Fund: Offer your clients our best-ever terms

Published on: August 22, 2018

  • Download our new flyer to find out about the improvements we’ve made this year.
  • Visit Aviva ARF/AMRF online for the full range of financial broker supports, including sales aids and video content.

Personal Income Protection: new Financial Broker supports

Published on: August 15, 2018

We’ve launched a range of Financial Broker sales aids and consumer leaflets to support you when you’re advising your Income Protection customers. Available for download now:


Change to our ‘Smoker’ definition for Protection customers

Published on: July 27, 2018

We’ve made a change to how we define smokers under Aviva Protection. Those who have used nicotine replacement products and/or E-cigarettes in the last 12 months will now be charged smoker rates.

Pipeline cases and quotations produced by brokers or by Aviva up to and including 26th July will not be affected by this change. We have updated our Protection application forms to reflect this change.