News articles

  • Single trip insurance cover extension

    02/04/2020

    We welcome the Government’s announcement to assist with repatriation given the challenges that many people stuck abroad are facing. ABI members are committed to supporting their customers...

  • ABI: We need to talk about pandemic insurance

    30/03/2020

    As focus sharpens on who will pick up the cost of the fallout from the coronavirus, Director General of ABI, Huw Evans, has written for The Insurer today on how the industry can pull…

  • Information for volunteers using their car to help fight coronavirus

    27/03/2020

    NHS Volunteer Responders and others who are volunteering to help their communities during the coronavirus outbreak do not need to contact their insurer to update their documents or extend their…

  • ABI responds to Treasury Select Committee letter

    26/03/2020

    The Chair of the Treasury Select Committee Mel Stride MP has written to the ABI regarding the industry response to the Coronavirus outbreak. In response to the letter, an ABI spokesperson has…

  • ABI Comment on MOT extension

    25/03/2020

    With the evolving Coronavirus situation resulting in the closure of garages and limited availability of MOTs, Government have announced an automatic extension of 6 months for MOT certificates due…

  • COVID-19 - Travel insurers expect to make record payouts to customers

    24/03/2020

    Travel insurers expect to pay out at least £275 million to travellers due to the Coronavirus according to first estimates out today from the ABI (Association of British Insurers). The vast…

  • ABI comment on private hospital sector deal with NHS

    23/03/2020

    James Dalton, Director of General Insurance Policy, Association of British Insurers, said: “In this national crisis, the private health sector will do what it takes to help the NHS have the…

  • Motor and home insurance commitments

    20/03/2020

    The ABI (Association of British Insurers) is reassuring people that its motor and home insurance members are offering enhanced help and support to all their customers who may be affected by the…

  • FCA guidance on insurance during Coronavirus

    19/03/2020

    A spokesperson from the Association of British Insurers said:  “This FCA guidance provides clarity during this unprecedented global crisis. The FCA rightly recognises that insurers are…

  • Coronavirus: Business Insurance further - guidance from the ABI

    18/03/2020

    “The spread of Coronavirus is unprecedented in modern times and we understand this is an incredibly difficult time for families and businesses.