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AXA Startup Angel competition winners and judges 2023
Women scoop top prize in AXA’s annual startup business contest


25 August 2023

A designer who makes clothes adapted for people with disabilities and the creator of a community-building app for Black women have each scooped top prize of £25,000 in AXA's annual competition for startup businesses.

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64% of Brits reveal their happy place is their car

Surveys and reports

16 August 2023

A poll of 2,000 adults revealed that a good car journey gives them independence, freedom and time to self-reflect.

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One in 10 drivers don’t think they could pass their driving test, study shows

Surveys and reports

26 July 2023

One in 10 drivers questioned in a new road safety survey said they didn’t think they could pass a UK practical driving test, while a further 13% weren’t sure they’d be successful.

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AXA appoints Tara Foley as new CEO of AXA UK & Ireland


20 July 2023

Tara Foley will take up the role of AXA UK & Ireland Chief Executive Officer on 1 September.

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AXA UK research shows over half of homeowners are worried about the cost of climate change

Surveys and reports

17 July 2023

AXA UK’s Homeowner Resilience Report has revealed more than half of UK adults (59%) are concerned about the impact of climate change on their homes.

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AXA UK first insurer to receive Age-Aware Accreditation


17 July 2023

The accreditation demonstrates AXA UK’s commitment to creating an inclusive work environment for over-50s.

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Research shows nearly two-thirds support a safer licensing system for new drivers

Surveys and reports

14 July 2023

One in five drivers crash within their first year on the road. 81% of respondents think learner drivers should be required to have motorway driving practice before they pass their test.

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AXA UK research shows almost two-thirds of people are planning spending cuts, but most remain optimistic about their finances

Surveys and reports

6 July 2023

The Customer Lifestyle Report has revealed UK adults plan to cut spending on takeaways, holidays and charity donations

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AXA Commercial partners with PCL for payments by instalments solution


9 June 2023

AXA commercial's customers will be able to self-serve on instalments through online account management