Blogs

  • ‘Improving Lives’ through income protection

    11/11/2016

    How a society treats its disabled and sick workers is increasingly an economic as well as a social issue. So it is encouraging to see the Government start to address both with its recent Green paper…

  • Five priorities to make the best of Brexit

    30/09/2016

    Our world changed in the early hours of 24th June, just three months ago. For forty years, our world-leading insurance & long-term savings sector has taken for granted a trading relationship with continental Europe, ties that deepened significantly with the development of the single market and passporting in the 1990s.

  • Diversity of thought and background is essential for insurance industry’s success

    27/09/2016

    Today marks the start of London’s Dive In festival to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry. It is a great celebration of the work our sector is doing to get better at supporting talent from all backgrounds.

  • Women in Finance Charter: Insurers are leading the charge

    12/07/2016

    HM Treasury has published a list of signatories to the Women in Finance Charter and I am pleased to see them say that the insurance and long-term savings industry is leading the charge.

  • EU and Pensions: The facts

    01/06/2016

    Membership of the EU guarantees British insurers the right to do business in 27 other countries on an equal footing. The UK gains from this arrangement, selling more in insurance and long-terms…

  • Flood Re - a personal perspective

    08/04/2016

    Huw Evans, Director General, Association of British Insurers Association of British Insurers (ABI) Director General, Huw Evans, reflects on the launch of Flood Re, a new scheme to help people living…

  • Reflections on the 2016 Budget

    18/03/2016

    Huw Evans, Director General, Association of British Insurers The Budget is the ultimate piece of domestic political theatre. The Queen's Speech may have the best pictures but its contents are always…

  • Challenges and opportunities for the insurance industry in 2016

    18/01/2016

    Director General, Association of British Insurers 2016 promises to be a big year with a referendum that could decide not only Britain’s place in the world but the future of the Conservative party’s…