Aviva Investors now part of global insurance body

Aviva | December 17, 2019

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has been accepted as a member of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (‘ICMIF’). ICMIF is the global representative body of the cooperative and mutual insurance sector. Aviva Investors will become a “supporting member,” joining a group of five other companies from around the world that work in partnership with the ICMIF and its members to help grow and advance the mutual and cooperative insurance sector. “We welcome Aviva Investors as a supporting member of ICMIF,” said Shaun Tarbuck, chief executive of ICMIF. “Responsible investment and ESG are increasingly important to our members, having recently undertaken a consultation and subsequently formed a series of working groups with the UN. Aviva Investors is one of the leading brands in this area and can help ICIMF and our members take meaningful strides in tackling critical issues that go beyond the borders of our industry.”

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Welcome to the Nova Benefits portal!

With Nova’s tech-first employee portal, you can:

  1. Add, delete, and track employee data right from the data collection stage to the e-card mapping stage
  2. Simply invite employees to add their details as soon as they join your company. We support multiple channels to add new members to your Group Health Insurance Policy
  3. Invitation emails are shot out immediately so that employees can start activating their coverage from Day 1.
  4. Employees can add personal details and information regarding their dependants to activate coverage. Once approved, your employee’s Nova account goes LIVE!
  5. Keep track of all your data via the Monthly Endorsement Batch. You can also track missing data and send automated reminders to employees to complete adding their details.
  6. Edit and approve data before activating benefits, as well as keep track of your previous endorsements, ensuring that your employee database is always error-free.
  7. Seamlessly upload your existing employee database to Nova’s portal with HRMS integrations and Google Workspace integration. This automation enables you to fetch all your employee data and invite people to fill in any pending information. We have automated reminders enabled here as well.
  8. With the bulk upload feature, directly upload an excel sheet to the portal.
  9. Delete employee information in just a few clicks whenever someone exits the organisation.
  10. Access and sign-up for upcoming wellness events curated for your team.
  11. Access our dedicated customer service team via the portal for concerns, queries or questions.

About Nova Benefits
Nova Benefits is the one-stop tech platform for providing your employees with the best health and wellness benefits. We're building an employee wellness platform centred around health insurance. We find the best deals for your company and ensure your employees can access them easily. All while ensuring there is no administrative overhead for your HR.

Spotlight

Welcome to the Nova Benefits portal!

With Nova’s tech-first employee portal, you can:

  1. Add, delete, and track employee data right from the data collection stage to the e-card mapping stage
  2. Simply invite employees to add their details as soon as they join your company. We support multiple channels to add new members to your Group Health Insurance Policy
  3. Invitation emails are shot out immediately so that employees can start activating their coverage from Day 1.
  4. Employees can add personal details and information regarding their dependants to activate coverage. Once approved, your employee’s Nova account goes LIVE!
  5. Keep track of all your data via the Monthly Endorsement Batch. You can also track missing data and send automated reminders to employees to complete adding their details.
  6. Edit and approve data before activating benefits, as well as keep track of your previous endorsements, ensuring that your employee database is always error-free.
  7. Seamlessly upload your existing employee database to Nova’s portal with HRMS integrations and Google Workspace integration. This automation enables you to fetch all your employee data and invite people to fill in any pending information. We have automated reminders enabled here as well.
  8. With the bulk upload feature, directly upload an excel sheet to the portal.
  9. Delete employee information in just a few clicks whenever someone exits the organisation.
  10. Access and sign-up for upcoming wellness events curated for your team.
  11. Access our dedicated customer service team via the portal for concerns, queries or questions.

About Nova Benefits
Nova Benefits is the one-stop tech platform for providing your employees with the best health and wellness benefits. We're building an employee wellness platform centred around health insurance. We find the best deals for your company and ensure your employees can access them easily. All while ensuring there is no administrative overhead for your HR.

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