• The Future of Investing for Change


    People want to know that their retirement savings are contributing towards a greener future, and are not invested in companies which are not a part of that journey. Social factors (the ‘S’ in ESG) are a lesser-known part of responsible investing, inside and outside of the financial services industry. Here, Zoe Pope discusses social factors and the opportunities to influence positive change.

  • Job sharing = turbo power


    Rachael Hughes and Ciara Millar, Employee Relations & Policy Consultant at Royal London, explain why job sharing is so beneficial to both them and the organisation and provide some helpful Dos and Don'ts for future job sharers.

  • A case for elevating equity


    Ahead of the ABI's Diversity Summit, "Driving Change in our Sector?" taking place on 22 November, the ABI's Head of Prudential Regulation, David Otudeko, sets out his case elevating equality in the sector and in workforces, to ensure true progress in building diverse, inclusive and equitable cultures.

  • Why now is the time for a government Automatic Enrolment roadmap


    We all know that most people aren’t saving enough for retirement. It’s a difficult fact, particularly in a political climate defined by the cost of living crisis. Ben Infield blogs about the ABI’s report  ‘Automatic Enrolment: What Will The Next Decade Bring?’, and why now is the time for government to take action.

  • Retirement income in the multiverse of projections


    The idea of parallel universes has been a popular subject in the sci-fi genre for decades. Little does the public know that their retirement income projections are already living in one. The recent FRC consultation on a proposed revision of their projection basis known as AS TM1 highlighted the inconsistency in pension projections across different providers and communications channels. That means the retirement income forecast you receive, even from the same provider, could be based on different assumptions and are not directly comparable. What can be done to bring the fragmented projection universe back into one, so consumers can have a single, simple, reliable estimated retirement income when planning their retirement?

  • We’re boosting take-up of Pension Credit – here’s how you can help too


    The Minister for Pensions Guy Opperman has written on how to boost pensions credit as part of the Department for Work and Pensions Pensions Credit Day of Action and the wider campaign to expand people’s engagement with their long-term savings.

  • Climate change demands that insurance changes


    To mark the 2022 Climate Change summit and the publication of an updated ABI Climate Change Roadmap, Director General, Hannah Gurga and Andy Briggs, Group CEO of Phoenix and Chair, ABI Board…

  • The Times They Are a-Changin' - How insurers are changing their approach to systemic risks


    Systemic risks are risks that are so large they threaten the whole financial system and economy, with the Covid-19 pandemic being the most recent example. The ABI’s upcoming webinar ‘How insurers' approach to systemic risk is changing and what this means for the general insurance market’ will seek to explore differing approaches to systemic risk, whether any learnings from the last two years can be applied to them and how changes to approaches are already having an impact on insurers.

  • What do the Bank of England’s CBES results mean for insurers?


    Following the Bank of England’s publication of the results of its flagship Climate BES exercise, the ABI reflects on what these results mean for the insurance and long-term savings industry in the fight against climate change.

  • Whiplash Reforms: One year on, success or failure?


    Ahead of the ABI’s event on Tuesday 24 May – ‘Whiplash Reforms: One year on, success or failure?’ and the first anniversary of the much-anticipated reforms, James Dalton, the ABI’s Director of General Insurance Policy, takes stock and assesses some of the impacts arising from the changes.