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ABI and ITN Business explore how the insurance sector is helping to ‘Secure Futures’ across the UK in news-style programme

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Launched at the ABI Annual Conference 2023 

In a world faced with increasing uncertainty and risk, the insurance and long-term savings industry is committed to investing in communities and adapting in a changing climate, to secure futures across the UK. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) and ITN Business have produced news-style programme ‘Securing Futures to demonstrate the important work taking place across the sector and how working together is the key to success for a secure future for all. 

Anchored by Simon Thomas, ‘Securing Futures’ features interviews from the ITN London studio with industry “thought” leaders including ABI Director General Hannah Gurga who discusses what the sector is doing to support the economy and customers. Hannah also addresses areas where the industry could be challenged to drive change, and what needs to happen to ensure we are ready for future systemic events such as the recent pandemic. 

Barry O’Dwyer, Group CEO, Royal London and ABI President joins the programme to discuss the importance of long-term savings when it comes to the economy, how the industry is helping with the cost-of-living crisis and the Pension Attention campaign. ‘Securing Futures’ also includes an exclusive feature focusing on how the insurance and long-term savings industry has a role to play in the well-being of the nation, with thoughts from Dr Ali Hasan, Vitality Insurance's Chief Medical Officer, and Dr Yvonne Braun, ABI Director of Policy, Long-Term Savings, Health and Protection. 

Ben Wilson, ABI Director of Corporate Affairs and Climate Change said: “As our Securing Futures campaign showcases, our sector is uniquely placed to support the challenges facing the UK today. Our thanks to ITN Business for working with us on this programme which helps to shine a light on how the industry is helping to secure futures for customers, businesses and for our planet.” 

The programme is also supported by reporter-led sponsored editorial profiles from the following organisation: 

  • Allianz – discuss how their use of recycled car parts for repairs is helping the insurance industry tackle the climate crisis 
  • Agria Pet – share how they have been working closely with pet rescue centres to support adopters and help rehomed pets access the right veterinary care for life 
  • Collinson – explain how travel insurance works to ensure travellers understand exactly what they are insured for 
  • Copart – demonstrate how they upsell and recycle vehicles through their patented auction platform, helping to avoid unnecessary waste 
  • Cytora - discuss their technology, that allows risk to be digitised, evaluated and routed for decision-making  
  • Eos Venture Partners – demonstrate how car insurer Ticker are at the front of the insurtech disruption with digital customer-led solutions as industry advances 
  • HDI Global – explain how they are forging deeper and more meaningful connections with their clients through shared values and delivering services that create value 

Nina Harrison-Bell, Head of ITN Business said: “Insurance is fundamental to business and individuals alike, in our everyday lives and in times of need. This programme will showcase how the sector is protecting consumers, creating career opportunities as well as demonstrating their collective commitment to achieving Net Zero by 2050, all for a secure future for all.” 

The full programme is available to view on the ABI website, featuring news items, interviews and sponsored editorial profiles.  

For more information, please contact Nina Harrison-Bell on [email protected] 


About the Association of Business Insurers  

The Association of British Insurers is the voice of the UK’s world leading insurance and long-term savings industry. A productive, inclusive, and thriving sector, we are an industry that provides peace of mind to households and businesses across the UK and powers the growth of local and regional economies by enabling trade, risk taking, investment and innovation.      

More news and information from the ABI is available on www.abi.org.uk. 

About ITN Business 

Building on its decades of experience in B2B and corporate communications, ITN Business works with organisations, businesses, and brands to create a deeper, more authentic connection with their people, customers, partners, investors, or the wider world. Industry News is our broadcast news-style programming and bespoke digital campaigns for sectors, charities, and industries, sharing stories of innovation, best practice and thought leadership, to connect with the audiences that matter to our clients, and to ensure longer-term impact. For more information visit: business.itn.co.uk 


Last updated 21/02/2023