News articles

  • Smart Pension joins ABI as first Workplace Platform member

    26/02/2019

    Smart Pension is to become the ABI’s first Workplace Platform member, the Association of British Insurers’ (ABI) Chair, Amanda Blanc, announced today on the day of the industry association’s…

  • ABI issues strongest Brexit warning yet on no deal and future rule-taking

    25/02/2019

    “A no-deal outcome would be an unforgivable act of economic and social self-harm. It would mean leaving the world’s single biggest trading block overnight with nothing but WTO rules to replace it.

  • Is the dial starting to shift? Signs of progress on gender diversity in the insurance sector

    25/02/2019

    Gender diversity has improved at nearly all levels of the insurance industry with the proportion of women on executive teams increasing by 5 percentage points, according to the second annual talent…

  • How do I avoid keyless car theft?

    22/02/2019

    Insurance Questions Answered:  I’ve been hearing lots about keyless car systems being hacked and cars being stolen. How can I stop this happening to me? There have been reports of increasing…

  • Carpenters Group becomes latest associate ABI member

    22/02/2019

    Carpenters Group has become the ABI’s latest associate member. Carpenters is one of the UK’s leading providers of insurer and legal services to the insurance industry and its customers, with circa…

  • Don’t blame drivers for fully automated accidents

    21/02/2019

    International standards mustn’t leave loopholes for manufacturers Drivers of fully automated vehicles should not be held liable for accidents involving their cars while the technology is in charge…

  • EIOPA advice on contract continuity

    19/02/2019

    Huw Evans, Director General, Association of British Insurers, said:  “Although it comes late in the day, this is sensible guidance which helps reduce legal uncertainty over paying some insurance…

  • Sainsbury's Bank joins ABI associate membership

    19/02/2019

    Sainsbury’s Bank has joined the Association of British Insurers (ABI) as an associate member. Sainsbury’s Bank was the first major supermarket to offer banking facilities and its range of financial…

  • FlyBMI collapse – advice for customers

    18/02/2019

    The prime reason for taking out travel insurance is to have cover against medical bills for emergency treatment, which can quickly run to tens of thousands of pounds. Depending on the product you…

  • What to do if an insurer rejects my claim?

    15/02/2019

    Insurance Questions Answered:  I believe insurer has refused my claim unfairly, what can I do next? No insurer wants to reject a claim. While 94%* of insurance claims are paid out to customers…