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Aviva chair warns shareholders against repeat of sexism at AGM
George Culmer says ‘unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated’ after last year’s comments about CEO Amanda Blanc

Kalyeena Makortoff

19, Apr, 2023 @1:52 PM

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Crypto collapses, Mone’s masks and golden goodbyes: the 2022 Observer business awards
The Conservative peer’s peerless public service work, Sam Bankman-Fried’s strange love life and Elon Musk, as usual, feature highly in this year’s prestigious honours list

Jasper Jolly

01, Jan, 2023 @12:05 AM

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Businesses call for nature impact disclosures to be mandatory by 2030
H&M, Sainsbury’s and Nestlé are among more than 300 companies urging governments to agree to the pledge at Cop15 in December

Phoebe Weston

25, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Pub companies were lockdown losers but can adapt to tough trading conditions | Nils Pratley
It’s possible much of current uncertainty is already priced in to recovery of well-run companies like M&B and Marston’s

Nils Pratley

18, May, 2022 @6:11 PM

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Aviva CEO tells of shock at sexist remarks from shareholders at AGM
Amanda Blanc tells Guardian incident may prompt rethink on how boards interact with investors

Julia Kollewe

18, May, 2022 @4:22 PM

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‘Unacceptable’: Aviva CEO hits back at shareholder sexism
Amanda Blanc says sexism in business has actually got worse after being told she is ‘not the man for the job’

Kalyeena Makortoff

12, May, 2022 @7:54 AM

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How long for UK gender pay gap to be bridged at top of finance? About 30 years
Aviva boss Amanda Blanc warns of ‘frustratingly slow’ pace of changes in pay at senior levels

Julia Kollewe

07, Mar, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Corporate tree-planting drive in Scotland ‘risks widening rural inequality’
Surge of estate sales to big firms has driven up prices and increased elitism of land ownership, says report

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

05, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Rising popularity of VR headsets sparks 31% rise in insurance claims
Metaverse gamers crashing into furniture behind increase in home contents claims, says insurer Aviva

Jem Bartholomew

12, Feb, 2022 @6:27 PM

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Defenestrated dentists and burning whisky: insurer reveals weirdest commercial claims
Strange – but valid – business payouts from Aviva’s 325-year archive show need to plan for unexpected

Zoe Wood

24, Jan, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Cyclist run over by partially sighted motorist still battling with insurers
Joanna Davies was dragged along the road for 20 metres but has been offered less than half the £11,000 she has claimed

Miles Brignall

18, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Vectura board has stretched fiduciary duty beyond breaking point | Nils Pratley
Were its scientists consulted before their healthcare company was sold to a tobacco giant?

Nils Pratley

12, Aug, 2021 @7:15 PM

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