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From Thursday 26th July 2018, employees at Direct Line Group will benefit from a package of new policies developed to give every one of our employees the flexibility and support at work to do the things that matter to them outside of work.
Direct Line Group welcomes the Autonomous Vehicle Act receiving royal assent.
Direct Line Group is proud to announce that they have joined an industry-wide pledge that sets out expected minimum standards of inclusive behaviour in the workplace.
Direct Line Group is pleased to announce that Neil Manser will be moving into the role of Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 1 August.
Direct Line Group has announced Jessie Burrows, Direct Line Group’s current group financial controller, as the successor to Steve Dalloz as claims managing director.
Continued progress towards strategic and financial targets
From the 1 April, 2018, 1,000 employees at Direct Line Group will benefit from a new minimum salary of either £18,000 for a 37.5 hour a week contract or £17,000 for a 35 hour a week contract. The new minimum salary is six per cent higher than the Living Wage Foundation and 18 per cent higher than the Government’s National Minimum Wage. Going forward all new joiners (with the exception of apprentices) will be paid at least the new minimum salary.
DLG Partnerships, the partnership arm of Direct Line Group is pleased to announce a new venture with Volkswagen Insurance Service (Great Britain) Limited, an appointed representative of Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Limited.
Paul Geddes, CEO, Direct Line Group, commented:

“We welcome the introduction of the Bill and wholeheartedly support the principle of full compensation for those who have suffered life changing injuries. We believe that the changes to how the personal injury discount rate is determined and the whiplash reforms which this Bill proposes will be good news for motorists as benefits from these reforms flow through.”
In a keynote speech to the Innovate Finance Conference in London today, Direct Line Group's CEO Paul Geddes will tell the audience of leading FinTech stakeholders that companies need to educate people about the benefits of technology on the roads as Direct Line Group’s research* shows how out of sync people's attitudes are with the driverless future.

Strong financial performance, final dividend up 40.2% to 13.6p and special dividend of 15.0p

Direct Line Group is pleased to announce the opening of its new Bristol office, The Core, on 40 St Thomas Street.
Direct Line Insurance Group plc (the “Group”) today issues a trading statement (unaudited) in respect of the year ended 31 December 2017 ahead of the preliminary results announcement on 27 February 2018.

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