Blogs

  • Easing the Squeeze on Net Pay savers and those hit hardest by Covid-19

    13/10/2021

    This Budget we need to get rid of the quirks in pensions tax relief so that 1.5m low earners who have been missing out can automatically qualify for it and people who have had to use their pension savings during the pandemic are not penalised for paying the money back.

  • 'Regulators have to be forward-thinking'

    21/12/2020

    Charlotte Clark CBE, Director of Regulation, reflects on how the Solvency II review, Brexit and Covid-19 affect the future of the regulatory landscape.

  • 'A positive force in people’s lives'

    21/12/2020

    Yvonne Braun, Director of Policy, Long-term Savings and Protection, answers questions on how customers can be better supported through – and beyond – the Covid-19 crisis.

  • 'We have an opportunity for fundamental change'

    21/12/2020

    James Dalton, Director of General Insurance Policy, gives his take on the response of the sector to the pandemic and how issues, such as GI pricing, are affecting the sector.

  • Strength through association

    21/12/2020

    It has been a year like no other in living memory, but I am very proud of how the ABI and our members have worked together to navigate such a seismic year. Our ABI member survey had our highest-ever scores for positivity and value for money, so we know we have been there for you when it mattered most.

  • Roadmap to walk the talk

    21/12/2020

    Our Director of Advocacy Ben Wilson explains that customers and stakeholders are increasingly savvy and cynical about PR. Deeds – not just words – are needed to build the industry’s reputation post-Covid-19.

  • FCA Test Case: Supreme Court hearing

    13/11/2020

    What to do if my insurance claim is rejected?

    As the FCA Test Case on business interruption insurance moves to the appeals stage at the UK Supreme Court, ABI Director-General, Huw Evans, explains where we are in the process

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Holiday season has returned! But how do we make sure we can go away safely?

    08/07/2020

    After months of lockdown, the Government’s recent announcement of a list of countries that are now considered safe to travel to will come as a huge relief for many.