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Media Announcements in 2013

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November 2013
Animated video warns young drivers about fraudsters selling fake car insurance
The police and insurance industry are increasingly concerned about so-called ‘ghost brokers’ who particularly target young men with fake motor insurance policies, and have teamed up with crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers in an effort to stop people falling victim to this fraud.

July 2013
Lessons prepare us to fail say UK's young drivers
Young drivers say lessons are failing to prepare them for life on the roads and want an overhaul of the learning process to better equip the next generation of motorists according to a new report..

Appointment of Non-Executive to the Board of The Co-operative Bank Plc
Euan Sutherland (Co-operative Group Chief Executive), has been appointed as a Non Executive Director on the Board of The Co-operative Bank Plc.

The Co-operative Group confirms the disposal of life insurance and asset management businesses
Further to the announcement on 26 July 2013, Co-operative Banking Group, part of The Co-operative Group, confirms that it has completed the disposal of its life insurance and asset management businesses to Royal London.

Paws for thought this August with Co-operative Pet Insurance!
We're proud to announce a 12-month Co-operative Insurance sponsorship of Dog’s Blog, a dog adoption website.

Sale of Life Insurance and Asset Management Business
PRA approves Royal London's acquisition of the Co-operative Group's life insurance business; FCA approves acquisition of Co-operative's asset management business.

June 2013
Average driver takes three years to feel confident behind the wheel
The average new driver only feels truly confident after three years behind the wheel and after clocking up more than 20,000 miles*, new research by The Co-operative Insurance reveals.

March 2013
Non core banking losses adversely impact Group profits
Preliminary results announcement.

Royal London announces signing of agreements with The Co-operative Banking Group
Royal London and The Co-operative Banking Group have today announced the signing of agreements for Royal London to acquire The Co-operative’s life insurance and asset management businesses.