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  • Tis the season to be extra careful


    Festive thieves are gearing up for a busy festive period of easy pickings warns the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

  • Is water damage covered by insurance?


    Insurance Questions Answered:  Will my insurance cover damage caused by a burst pipe or a leak? Water damage to your property is usually covered as a standard feature in your buildings insurance…

  • Subsidence claims quadruple to highest level in more than a decade


    Sizzling summer sparks subsidence shockwave More than 10,000 households made claims worth a total of £64 million to deal with the impact of subsidence in just three months of this year, the…

  • What does health insurance cover?


    Insurance Questions Answered:  What treatment does private health insurance pay for? Medical insurance helps you to get through the health system quickly, with access to a speedy diagnosis and…

  • EU leaders agree exit plan - our response


    With EU leaders agreeing to the terms of the UK's exit plan, ABI Director General Huw Evans said:  “Today's agreement by EU leaders is another step forward. It remains vital for our industry’s…

  • ABI comment on Brexit Political Declaration


    Huw Evans, Director General of the Association of British Insurers, commented: “It is vital for our industry’s customers that we have an orderly withdrawal process and transition period and any…

  • ABI comment on reports today on motor insurance discounts for cycle awareness courses


    A spokesperson for the Association of British Insurers said: “We are unaware of this proposal. There have been no discussions between the ABI and the Government on any proposals around motor…

  • ABI and NEST agree partnership deal


    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) and National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) have today announced a partnership, boosting the relationship between the UK’s leading insurance and long-term…

  • Driving on - motor insurers paying out a record amount to motorists


    Over £23 million paid out every day this year by motor insurers, the highest on record.  Cost of theft claims up by a third, with repair costs also rising. But a highly competitive market and…

  • ABI reacts to Draft Withdrawal Agreement


    In response to the Government’s Draft Withdrawal Agreement, published this evening, please see below for the Association of British Insurers’ reaction. Huw Evans, Director General of the Association…