Blogs

  • Inside the ABI: Catching up with Senior Account Manager, Katie North

    09/09/2021

    Our Senior Account Manager, Katie North, leads the ABI's Associate Member programme and commercial partnerships, and as she will be shortly be moving to pastures new, we caught up with her to find…

  • The Future is Not Set

    06/09/2021

    As we look to the economic recovery, David Jordorson looks at the choices facing the Government and the implications for tax.

  • The most important day of work? Day one.

    20/08/2021

    The legal requirement to provide Day One Statements presents employers with an opportunity to nurture workplace wellbeing and boost productivity by communicating benefits when employees are most engaged. There are five simple steps employers can take the make the most of the opportunity.

  • Landmark IPCC Report emphasises the scale of the challenge for our sector

    10/08/2021

    The IPCC’s report on the physical science of climate change provides stark evidence of the impact greenhouse has emissions have already had on weather patterns and water systems. In this blogpost, we summarise the conclusions and suggest the two key takeaways for our sector.

  • Why now is the time for senior job shares

    10/08/2021

    Job shares provide benefits for both employees and employers and, after Covid, with demand for greater work life balance high and a need for greater diversity at senior levels, now is the time for employers to capitalise and learn from best practice.

  • Gretel - reuniting lost assets with their owners

    05/08/2021

    Duncan Stevens, CEO of fintech specialist, Gretel, discusses the Dormant Asset Bill’s impact on the industry and asks, why do insurers struggle to reunite lost assets with their owners?

  • Job sharing: smashing glass ceilings and breaking down stereotypes

    27/07/2021

    There are many benefits of job sharing for employers and employees. Two brains on every problem increases the quality of all work and job share teams are more resilient and flexible than one person can be. Becky Morrison and Hannah Malik have job shared for 9 years and in this blog they talk about their experience, how job sharing has benefitted their work and what makes a successful partnership.

  • Health and taxation policies need to align if we truly want to build a healthier workforce

    23/07/2021

    Whilst the Health is Everyone’s Business green paper recognises the value of insurance in managing workplace health, it raises questions about HMRC’s approach to the taxation of Group Income Protection policies.

  • Health is everyone's business

    23/07/2021

    The Government has published its response to the Health is Everyone’s Business green paper. Focusing on the link between work and health, the response signals increasing recognition of the value of insurance in minimising the risk of ill-health related job loss through better workplace health. The challenge now is for insurers to demonstrate the role of insurance in supporting health outcomes.

  • Government rethink needed on Online Safety Bill to protect consumers from scammers

    20/07/2021

    Scams proliferated through online advertising have a devastating effect on people, with many victims losing their life savings. The Online Safety Bill presents an opportunity for Government to tackle online advertising and clamp down on this scam threat, and we urge government to heed the advice of the regulator, industry and civil society groups and act to protect customers.