Blogs

  • InsurTech Spotlight with Erik Abrahamsson

    07/09/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 4. Each week I’ll be putting questions to one of the movers and shakers of the UK InsurTech arena – the leaders of exciting InsurTech…

  • Regulation in Cyber: GDPR Takes Effect Next Year

    06/09/2017

    On May 25, 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, takes effect. While the regulation is far reaching, there are several interesting and very relevant sections for cyber…

  • InsurTech Spotlight with Harry Franks

    31/08/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 3. Each week I’ll be putting questions to one of the movers and shakers of the UK InsurTech arena – the leaders of exciting InsurTech businesses…

  • Making sense of the Brexit papers

    25/08/2017

    In between the summer stories of a pregnant panda, Bonnie Tyler aptly performing during the solar eclipse and the “final” bongs of Big Ben you may have also noticed that there has been a flurry of…

  • InsurTech Spotlight with Meera Last

    24/08/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 2. Each week I’ll be putting questions to one of the movers and shakers of the UK InsurTech arena – the leaders of exciting InsurTech businesses…

  • UK Insurers’ Investment Income increases 192% to £78bn

    23/08/2017

    The UK’s world leading insurance industry is a vital contributor to the economy, managing investments of over £1.7 trillion which is equivalent to around 20% of the UK’s total net worth. And recently…

  • It’s time to bring in the rules which will get meaningful pension information online for everyone

    21/08/2017

    In their book “The 100-Year Life – Living and Working in an Age of Longevity”, Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott describe “the gift of extra time”: “if you are now 20, you have a 50% chance of living to…

  • InsurTech Spotlight – A New Weekly Interview Blog with UK InsurTech Leaders

    17/08/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight blog, Week 1. Each week from Thursday 24th until Christmas I’ll be putting questions to one of the movers and shakers of the UK InsurTech arena – the leaders of exciting InsurTech businesses, InsurTech and innovation leaders within ABI member companies, InsurTech experts, commentators and investors.

  • How can financial services achieve good customer outcomes in a digital world?

    14/08/2017

    Described as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” by many, the internet age is changing the way we live our lives; disrupting social and industry norms, shaping economies and improving the ease and convenience of connecting to others or obtaining goods and services. A recent ONS survey, which explored internet usage by age group, found that 97% of 35-54 year olds had ‘recently used the internet’ (in the last three months) compared to 99% of 16-34 year olds.

  • Assisted and Automated driving poses immediate challenges for international regulators

    03/08/2017

    he last twenty years has seen a dramatic improvement in the safety features protecting drivers involved in a car crash, with seatbelts, multiple airbags and side protection beams on every new model. But we’re now moving beyond the age of passive safety (protection in the event of a crash) into active features such as automated braking and lane control systems that assist the driver to help avoid the crash in the first place.