Showing posts for Staff memories.
15 Apr 2019
The Corsbie family worked for Norwich Union for five generations. This blog shows the evidence they left behind in the archive and shares some of the details of their 138 years of family service, including a long lost Easter tradition.
16 Dec 2010
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the business that grew into one of our major constituent companies, General Accident.
11 Nov 2010
I have been working on gathering the information from staff magazines, board minute books, war memorials, staff registers and insurance industry magazines for the past two years and am now busy putting all the information in order and making sure I know as much as I possibly can about the men and women on the staff who were either killed, captured or decorated in the conflict.
08 Jul 2010
Following on from my last blog about women in the office I thought I would share a small selection of material from staff magazines dealing with the thorny relationship between typists and those who dictated to them.
07 Nov 2008
In September, inspired by the forthcoming BBC Remembrance 90 campaign, I set out to see if Aviva could take part in the act of remembrance using records held in the archive relating to staff who served and died in the 1914-1918 war.
11 Jul 2008
The past few weeks have been unusually busy in the archive strong room. During the refurbishment of the surrounding buildings one end of the room was invaded by fine white dust and we have had a specialist disaster recovery firm in to remove it all.