Fylde insurance office team gets new owners

Left, Adrian Gregory CEO Atos UK&I and right Adrian Grace CEO Aegon
Aegon's Lytham staff will transfer over to Atos
Left, Adrian Gregory CEO Atos UK&I and right Adrian Grace CEO Aegon Aegon's Lytham staff will transfer over to Atos
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Hundreds of Lytham insurance workers have new employers following a deal.

Employees at the Aegon offices in Ballam Road, will continue to deliver business process requirements to life and pensions provider, Aegon, under the new management of digital services company, Atos UK&I.

The company has secured a thirteen year contract with Aegon, significantly broadening its presence in the financial sector as a result of the agreement.

Both companies will collaborate to further improve business processes and customer experience for its 500,000 protection customers.

This will be achieved by bringing together advanced IT, hybrid and analytics solutions and integrating them with a retained workforce at Aegon’s Lytham office.

All employees will be subject to TUPE for the commencement of the contract from the on 1 October.

Stephen Crosbie, protection director at Aegon, said: “I’m really excited to have Atos on board. We’re committed to investing in the business by enhancing our customer service and ultimately making sure more families across the UK have the right level of financial protection.”

Adrian Gregory, CEO Atos said: “We are delighted to work with Aegon and look forward to bringing together our mix of people and digital technologies to modernise the end-end customer experience for our new client.”

The agreement with Aegon will see Atos managing everything from initial underwriting to claims management.