Blog articles

  • Talking Brexit at BIBA

    12/05/2017

    By Huw Evans, Director General

  • Entertaining a Conversation about Mental Health

    11/05/2017

    Carol Harnett, President of the Council for Disability Awareness, guest blogs on her own personal experience of the importance of discussing mental health as part of Mental Health Awareness Week.

  • Surviving and thriving: supporting mental health in the workplace

    08/05/2017

    As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our Head of Health & Protection Raluca Boroianu-Omura blogs on supporting mental health in the workplace.

  • General Election 2017 - opportunity or obstacle?

    25/04/2017

    To listen to some of the pessimism expressed within our industry since Theresa May's election announcement, you could be forgiven for believing the snap poll on June 8th is a hammer blow to our…

  • Collaboration is the key to delivering the dashboard

    13/04/2017

    By Jonathon Puttick, ABI Project and Policy Officer

  • A new Riot Compensation Act for the modern world

    06/04/2017

    Today marks the culmination of more years of work than I initially expected, to help develop legislation that I never want to see used. But today’s commencement of the Riot Compensation Actmarks a seminal moment in how we compensate for the rarely occurring, but devastating when they do, acts of rioting in the UK.

  • The double-edged sword of technology

    29/03/2017

    “Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.” This quote from Alvin Toffler, the American futurist and writer, rings true if you consider how…

  • Sam’s PRAsserie

    29/03/2017

    This week Sam Woods referred to Solvency II indigestion, and suggested that some tweaks and amendments were needed by way of digestif. Now this is language that the ABI understands (and yes, we have…

  • The many forms of financial resilience and how insurers can help

    24/03/2017

    This week's ABI event focused on how income protection can improve lives, and it was encouraging to see so many gathered for this important and constructive conversation.  This time, we focused…

  • Budgeting for uncertainty

    22/03/2017

    The Chancellor opened the ‘last’ Spring Budget statement by recalling it was not the first time it had been labelled thus, and that the precedent was not hopeful – as if he anticipated the calls for…