News articles

  • Tis the season to be extra careful

    10/12/2018

    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?

    07/12/2018

    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

    05/12/2018

    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?

    30/11/2018

    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

    25/11/2018

    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

    22/11/2018

    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

    22/11/2018

    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

    21/11/2018

    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

    20/11/2018

    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

    14/11/2018

    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…