News articles

  • ABI confirmed as 'Accelerator' of UN's 'Race to Zero' campaign

    09/03/2022

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has been confirmed as an official ‘Accelerator’ of the UN-backed ‘Race to Zero’ campaign.

  • ABI welcomes changes to Online Safety Bill

    09/03/2022

    The ABI welcomes the announcement from DCMS to include paid-for scam adverts in the Online Safety Bill.

  • Dormant Assets Bill gets Royal Assent

    24/02/2022

    The ABI welcomes the Dormant Assets Bill getting Royal Assent.

  • ABI and BIBA launch flood directory

    23/02/2022

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) and British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA), and Flood Re have collaborated to help more householders who are struggling to obtain flood cover access the insurance they need. They today announced the launch of a new directory of specialist flood insurance providers that people may use to find cover.

  • Industry commitment to double UK apprenticeships

    22/02/2022

    Insurance careers

    Members of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) have pledged to double the number of apprenticeships across the insurance and long-term savings sector to 2,500 by 2025.

  • Strength through Association: ABI's new Director General delivers inaugural speech

    22/02/2022

    Hannah Gurga highlighted the essential role of the insurance and long-term savings industry in tackling the major challenges facing the UK and underlined the positive impact that can be achieved through partnership in her first speech as the Director General of the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

  • ABI responds to HMT announcement on Solvency II

    22/02/2022

    In his speech to the ABI Annual Dinner,  the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen MP, set out the Government's plans to "seize Brexit opportunities and slash red tape through bold reforms to Solvency II"  - read our response here

  • The ABI teams up with Plain Numbers to help people who struggle understanding numbers

    22/02/2022

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI), together with some leading insurance and long-term savings firms, have joined forces with Plain Numbers, to help people who struggle with numeracy to better understand customer communications.

  • Storm Eunice - Insurance advice from the ABI

    17/02/2022

    As Storm Eunice approaches, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is urging homeowners and businesses to be prepared and reassures that insurers will do everything they can to help customers recover as quickly as possible, should they suffer storm damage. Home insurance, commercial business policies, and comprehensive motor insurance all cover damage caused by storms.

  • Solvency II: Impact of the PRA’s Quantitative Impact Study explored in new independent report

    14/02/2022

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) welcomes the publication of an independent report from WTW (Willis Towers Watson), which analyses the potential impact of reforms being explored by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) on the Government’s objectives for its Solvency II review.