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About us

The Association of British Insurers is the voice of the UK’s world-leading insurance and long-term savings industry.

A productive and inclusive sector, our industry supports towns and cities across Britain in building back a balanced and innovative economy, employing over 350,000 individuals in high-skilled, lifelong careers, two-thirds of whom are outside of London. Our members manage investments of £1.6 trillion, pay over £17.2 billion in taxes to the Government and support communities and businesses across the UK by enabling trade, risk-taking, investment and innovation. ‚Äč

Our industry is also a global success story, the largest sector in Europe and the fourth largest in the world. The ABI represents over 200 member companies, including most household names and specialist providers, giving peace of mind to customers across the UK.

The ABI:

  • has over 200 member companies, including most household names and specialist providers
  • was formed in 1985 and is funded by members’ subscriptions on a not-for-profit basis
  • our members are major tax contributors, paying over £17.2 billion to the Government
  • all our members agree to our compulsory codes of conduct

Our role is to:

  • get the right people together to help inform public policy debates, engaging with politicians, policymakers and regulators at home and abroad.
  • be the public voice of the sector, promoting the value of its products and highlighting its importance to the wider economy
  • help encourage consumer understanding of the sector’s products and practices
  • support a competitive insurance industry, in the UK and overseas

We do not sell insurance, nor are we regulators of the sector.

The UK insurance market:

  • is responsible for more than 350,000 jobs in an industry which is highly-skilled and global
  • provides peace of mind to businesses and families across the UK
  • enables exports and invests in new technologies that will secure Britain’s prosperity

Find out more about how the sector is securing futures.