Aviva boss trip a slap in face

The luxury Spanish golfing trip being enjoyed by the Aviva HR boss this week is like a slap in the face to the 2,000 Irish staff who are concerned about their jobs.

Confidential documents indicate that up to 1,000 jobs may be axed as part of a review of the insurance giant's Irish operation. HR director Joe McCaughey's attendance at the Barcelona conference shows scant regard for those in fear of job losses.