Blogs

  • Pension Attention

    20/09/2023

    Behold! After the huge hit that was Pension Attention season one (2022) – which saw grime artist Big Zuu create a pensions rap – today is the launch of the second season (2023)

  • 2023 Interns

    30/08/2023

    Follow through the journey of our five Interns at ABI as they discover more about the ABI, the insurance industry, and themselves.

  • Tracking the Trackers

    15/08/2023

    We cut through the publicity around the various insurance premium surveys and trackers, to explain why our Premium Trackers give an accurate picture of what people are actually paying for their motor and home insurance.

  • Cyber Threats: Landmark Ruling Signals Importance of Clear Policy Language

    12/07/2023

    A recent court ruling in New Jersey is seen as important marker for the coverage of cyber risks. The decision addressed coverage for the 2017 NotPetya malware attack and, although the case did not regard a standalone cyber insurance policy, it underscored the need for clear policy language regarding cyber risks. It highlights the evolving nature of cyber threats and the necessity for insurance policies to address them explicitly. But even then challenges around uncertainty in this newly evolving area may still remain.

  • Launch of the ABI Guide to Action on Nature

    04/07/2023

    As the trade body for the UK’s insurance and long-term savings sector, we have placed protecting people and planet at the heart of our work. Today we are launching our ‘Guide to Action on Nature' , written in collaboration with Will McDonald, to demystify the topic, building on the wealth of evidence, best practice and tools available. It also identifies drivers for change and next steps for the industry. In his guest blog, Will speaks to how those in our industry can start to address nature and biodiversity.

  • Investing in our future: delivering for savers and the economy

    20/06/2023

    How pension money can spur economic growth has been the topic of much debate recently. It’s an important debate to have as pension money is savers’ money, and this should never be overlooked. Our Director of Policy, Long-Term Savings and Health and Protection, Dr Yvonne Braun, explains that delivering better outcomes for savers should be at the heart of any policy proposals.

  • Building safety: work progresses on risk-sharing scheme to reduce costs for leaseholders

    12/06/2023

    My priority in this role is the same as it was for my predecessor: to find a way to help leaseholders, by which we also refer to owners in Scotland, affected by the building safety crisis with their…

  • Time to put dormant assets towards good causes

    05/06/2023

    How do I find my pension?

    The Dormant Assets Scheme has been expanded, opening up the potential for our sector to use its unclaimed funds to contribute to good causes in the UK, with customers still able to reclaim their money indefinitely. Hetty Hughes shares how insurers and pension providers can join the Scheme.

  • Economic Crime Plan 2

    30/05/2023

    Jonathan Purvis, Policy Adviser in our General Insurance team, explains how the ABI has been working in partnership with government to help ensure the success of the UK Economic Crime Plan 2.

  • Accessing medical reports: time for change in a digital era

    04/05/2023

    The ABI has published Principles for requesting and obtaining medical information electronically from GPs.

    Will Meredew, our Policy Adviser for Health and Protection, explores how increased use of electronic health reports for insurance can improve processes for customers, GPs and their patients.