Blogs

  • Rob Yuille: Is it time to do something about your pension?

    18/09/2020

    As Pensions Awareness Week draws to a close, Rob Yuille, Head of Long-Term Savings at the ABI, reflects on the work the industry and the Money and Pensions Service is doing to encourage people to get expert help and plan for their retirement.

  • Pots of Gen Z gold at the rainbow's end

    16/09/2020

    If coming-of-age in 2020 was a film, it might be classified as a horror. Along with many cancelled holidays, a messy A-levels results day and an unforgiving job market, the new financial…

  • I am whoever you say I am

    08/09/2020

    It is vital that government and industry work together to find a solution that empowers the citizen online, protects privacy and satisfies the security needs of government and industry. 

  • COVID-19: Fertile ground for claims farmers?

    24/08/2020

    Ahead of the ABI's 2020 Fraud Conference, Catherine Burt, National Head of Counter Fraud and head of the Motor Fraud team at our event partner, DAC Beachcroft, has blogged for us on the potential…

  • The Pensions Industry Needs to Clean the Stables

    31/07/2020

    ABI’s Senior Policy Adviser, Matt Burrell, assess the challenges ahead for pension providers to ensure pensions dashboards are implemented successfully following the recent call for input on data standards by The Pensions Dashboards Programme.

  • Savers have pressed pause for now but what does this mean in the long-run?

    29/07/2020

    Following the release of industry pensions access data showing savers held back on pension withdrawals during lockdown, ABI's Head of Long-Term Savings, Rob Yuille, looks at what this might mean in the long-run.

  • From Boris to Brexit and beyond

    24/07/2020

    A year to the day yesterday, Mr Johnson became PM and the subsequent 12 months have set in motion changes and events that have far reaching consequences for the future of the UK. Here Head of External Affairs, Seth Williams reflects on his year inside the Westminster bubble and what might lie ahead.

  • The Adventure of the Lost Pensions

    24/07/2020

    As the ABI continues work with members and Government to reunite savers with their lost pensions and with Government currently considering expansion to the Dormant Assets Scheme which provides fund to charitable causes, our Policy Adviser for Long-term savings policy, Evey Tang looks at how this might affect customers. 

  • Better off - Fabian Society essay

    21/07/2020

    In an extract from the new ABI and Fabian Society policy report, 'Better off: Recovery and Reform in the post-Coronavirus economy', ABI Director General Huw Evans explores how a more dynamic partnership between government and the insurance and long-term savings sector can be beneficial for all. 

  • Has Covid-19 changed the world of work, and women’s place in it?

    15/07/2020

    Yvonne Braun, our Executive Sponsor for Diversity and Inclusion, blogs on how remote working as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has changed perceptions around places and structures of work, the gendered impacts of these changes and the challenges and opportunities this radical shift might present in future.