Blogs

  • Love Actuary: How insurance can save Christmas

    22/12/2017

    As we draw ever closer to the big day, we’ve been mulling over some Christmas movie classics that could’ve benefited from the right insurance policy. Our brief critical analysis (ie -  a movie…

  • “The ABI is such a friendly place to work” – meet Emma, our Public Affairs Intern

    21/12/2017

    Tell us a bit about what you’ve been doing in your internship/placement? I’ve been involved with so many different things! I prepare briefings ahead of debates and meetings, monitor debates and…

  • What determines value for money within financial services?

    05/12/2017

    The general concept of value for money (VFM) in everyday life is relatively easily understood.  When aligning this concept to financial services and the products and services different…

  • InsurTech Spotlight with Nigel Walsh

    30/11/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 13. 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…

  • InsurTech Spotlight with Waleed Sarwar

    23/11/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 12. 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…

  • InsurTech Spotlight with James Blackham

    09/11/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 11. 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…

  • Why it's time to up the ante - #IPTsUnfair

    08/11/2017

    One of the more striking findings in the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) report the Social Market Foundation published last week, was the finding that half the country had never even heard of it. I…

  • Confessions of a Chief Economist: Volume II

    03/11/2017

    Last year, I wrote a blog that probably hindered my chances of ever working at the Bank of England by openly mocking their Chief Economist for “not being able to make the remotest sense of…

  • Work, Mental Health and Insurance

    31/10/2017

    The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Absence Management Survey (2016) tells us that the work days lost per employee each year was 6.3, the lowest since their surveys began[i]. The…

  • InsurTech Spotlight with Edmund Dilger

    26/10/2017

    Welcome to the ABI InsurTech Spotlight, Week 10. 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…