Blogs

  • The insurance and long-term savings industry’s tax contribution to the UK economy

    08/02/2021

    How much of government revenues is the insurance industry responsible for, and which taxes make up the majority of the contribution?

  • Climate change: insuring a net-zero world and financing the journey to get there

    04/02/2021

    Ahead of the ABI's Annual Conference 2021, Matthew Francis, KPMG, blogs about the role of the insurance and long-term savings industry in responding to climate change.

  • 2021 must be a year of action on the issue of combustible cladding

    27/01/2021

    We might not yet have reached the end of January, but much has already been said this year on the issue of combustible cladding. The announcement last week from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government of a new national construction products regulator...

  • '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 represent the entire industry'

    21/12/2020

    Philippa Handyside, Director and General Counsel, responds to questions on the impact of legal challenges, including Pru-Rothesay, the FCA test case and Part VII transfers.

  • '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.

  • What more can be done to help people with retirement decisions?

    04/12/2020

    Our Head of Long-Term Savings, Rob Yuille, looks at what more needs to be done to help people make decisions at retirement, examining the essence of the problem and the direction of the solution.