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express
Avoid pet cat-astrophe: Five minute guide to making successful vet bill claimsbuying pet insurance as an 'extremely complicated beast'Paws for thought Mark
Avoid pet cat-astrophe: Five minute guide to making successful vet bill claims
express / Posted yesterday
buying pet insurance as an 'extremely complicated beast'Paws for thought Mark Shepherd, general insurance manager at the Association of British Insurers, says the research fails to reflect the record amounts being paid out by pet insurers, with... Read more
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Gazette
Property News: Homeowners unaware of new Flood Re schemeoff buying a house, while the same percentage said they would be put off by a h
Property News: Homeowners unaware of new Flood Re scheme
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
off buying a house, while the same percentage said they would be put off by a house in a high crime area. According to the Association of British Insurers, insurance companies paid out £1.3 billion in flood claims last year and the average cost of... Read more
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Business Insurance
Anonymous U.K. cyber database faces misgivingsIn an attempt to help insurers better understand and price cyber risks, the Ass
Anonymous U.K. cyber database faces misgivings
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
In an attempt to help insurers better understand and price cyber risks, the Association of British Insurers has called for an anonymous database of incidents. But a legal expert said insurers and buyers still may be reluctant to share such... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Proposals to cap pension early exit charges at 1%go far enough. The fee should be capped at 0%." Yvonne Braun, director of poli
Proposals to cap pension early exit charges at 1%
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
go far enough. The fee should be capped at 0%." Yvonne Braun, director of policy, long-term savings and protection at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), said: "More than eight out of 10 customers do not have to pay early exit charges to... Read more
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Business Insurance
Insured U.K. storm losses may reach $1.89 billionfrom a series of storms that hit the United Kingdom in December likely will tot
Insured U.K. storm losses may reach $1.89 billion
Business Insurance / Posted 5 days ago
from a series of storms that hit the United Kingdom in December likely will total about �1.3 billion ($1.89 billion), the Association of British Insurers said Wednesday. The London-based ABI said insurers had received about 15,000 claims after... Read more
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The Register
Insure against a cyberwhat now? How the heck do we crunch those numbers?premiums for newly introduced cyber insurance policies in the absence of backgr
Insure against a cyberwhat now? How the heck do we crunch those numbers?
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
premiums for newly introduced cyber insurance policies in the absence of background info, according to the head of the Association of British Insurers (ABI). Insufficient data was inhibiting the growth of the industry. “We have 350 years of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Terrorism's devastating impact on Tunisia tourism as country pleads with UKof this year. Figures last week also showed bookings to Turkey - another favou
Terrorism's devastating impact on Tunisia tourism as country pleads with UK
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
of this year. Figures last week also showed bookings to Turkey - another favourite holiday hot spot with Brits - were down by a third. The Association of British Insurers urged visitors to heed official advice if they wanted proper cover while aw... Read more
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Business Insurance
Insurers urge anonymous database to help underwrite cyber risksThe Association of British Insurers has called for a national anonymous databas
Insurers urge anonymous database to help underwrite cyber risks
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
The Association of British Insurers has called for a national anonymous database of cyber incidents to enable the insurance market to better assess, underwrite and price cyber risks. The London-based ABI said in a statement Tuesday that it hoped... Read more
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express
Could new driverless cars slash insurance premiums?in driverless cars Germany: Driverless cars take to the highway James Dalton,
Could new driverless cars slash insurance premiums?
express / Posted 8 days ago
in driverless cars Germany: Driverless cars take to the highway James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, says driverless cars will trigger a “safety revolution” and drive cost savings. More than... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Money Marketing Interactive: An in-depth previewBloch, Tony Wickenden, Pinsent Masons, Scottish Widows, The Pensions Advisory S
Money Marketing Interactive: An in-depth preview
Money Marketing Online / Posted 10 days ago
Bloch, Tony Wickenden, Pinsent Masons, Scottish Widows, The Pensions Advisory Service, Adrian Boulding, John Greenwood, Association of British Insurers, Graham Bentley, Aegon, Invesco Perpetual The programme will also be supported by In Focus... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zika virus 'could spread to Europe’holiday booking should call us so that we can support them appropriately.” Q C
Zika virus 'could spread to Europe’
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
holiday booking should call us so that we can support them appropriately.” Q Can you claim from travel insurance? The Association of British Insurers says if a doctor tells someone not to travel to a particular destination, then “most travel... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Would you travel in a car without a driver? Measures to help autonomous car industry announced in the Queen’s Speechinsurance is available to support the use of such vehicles. James Dalton, dire
Would you travel in a car without a driver? Measures to help autonomous car industry announced in the Queen’s Speech
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 days ago
insurance is available to support the use of such vehicles. James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, said: “Insurers are already working on how to shape the right framework to keep insurance as... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Would you travel in a car without a driver? Measures to help autonomous car industry announced in the Queen’s Speechinsurance is available to support the use of such vehicles. James Dalton, dire
Would you travel in a car without a driver? Measures to help autonomous car industry announced in the Queen’s Speech
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
insurance is available to support the use of such vehicles. James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, said: “Insurers are already working on how to shape the right framework to keep insurance as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New Pensions Bill to provide more protection for retirement saversus the power to implement these safeguards." Yvonne Braun, director of policy,
New Pensions Bill to provide more protection for retirement savers
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
us the power to implement these safeguards." Yvonne Braun, director of policy, long-term savings and protection at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), said: "Trust-based schemes, including master trusts, do not currently have to comply... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bill to improve protections for pension saverswell placed to deliver good member outcomes." Yvonne Braun, director of policy
Bill to improve protections for pension savers
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
well placed to deliver good member outcomes." Yvonne Braun, director of policy, long-term savings and protection at the Association of British Insurers (ABI), said: "We have been calling for some time for the 'two speed' system of pension... Read more
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BBC News
Pensioners face risks selling annuities, says FCAto get the best deal. "Each potential buyer may demand their own medical evide
Pensioners face risks selling annuities, says FCA
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
to get the best deal. "Each potential buyer may demand their own medical evidence which will be timely and costly." The Association of British Insurers said there was a number of issues to work through in "limited" time before April 2017. The... Read more
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heraldscotland
Webb prods government again over pension reformwhether the pensions industry is capable of a not-for-profit solution because o
Webb prods government again over pension reform
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
whether the pensions industry is capable of a not-for-profit solution because of “competing commercial agendas”. But the Association of British Insurers says it has long advocated a pensions dashboard and “we do not agree that industry... Read more
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heraldscotland
Exotic breaks bring expensive riskslast year’s travel insurance policies were bought more than a month ahead of th
Exotic breaks bring expensive risks
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
last year’s travel insurance policies were bought more than a month ahead of the trip. Yet according to figures from the Association of British Insurers, around a third of travel insurance claims made by UK holidaymakers are for costs related to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Grieving relatives taxed wrongly in HMRC system 'fail'But the Association of British Insurers said that some providers are unable to
Grieving relatives taxed wrongly in HMRC system 'fail'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
But the Association of British Insurers said that some providers are unable to switch off their reporting, meaning people may continue to be wrongly charged. Tom McPhail, head of pensions policy at Hargreaves Lansdown, a pension provider, said: "At... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Back to the drawing board: Industry takes Govt to task over Lifetime Isaoff course just two months after being unveiled as the industry challenges key
Back to the drawing board: Industry takes Govt to task over Lifetime Isa
Money Marketing Online / Posted 24 days ago
off course just two months after being unveiled as the industry challenges key features of the flagship product. The Association of British Insurers and firms acting independently are lobbying the Treasury to drop aspects of the Lifetime Isa,... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Britain's “Forgotten Army”: The collapse in self-employed pension membership – and what to do about itlight on the challenges raised in this timely Royal London report.” Welcoming
Britain's “Forgotten Army”: The collapse in self-employed pension membership – and what to do about it
Money Marketing Online / Posted 25 days ago
light on the challenges raised in this timely Royal London report.” Welcoming the report, Huw Evans, Director of the Association of British Insurers, said: “This is an important report into an area of public policy that has received little... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Why annuities are staging a comebackwith a raft of new developments introduced since April 2015. This is supported
Why annuities are staging a comeback
Money Marketing Online / Posted 25 days ago
with a raft of new developments introduced since April 2015. This is supported by the latest numbers from both the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which shows sales have actually increased in... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Farnish and Thoresen join Fairer Finance consumer boardon customer feedback. Farnish is a former chair of Consumer Focus while Thores
Farnish and Thoresen join Fairer Finance consumer board
Money Marketing Online / Posted 25 days ago
on customer feedback. Farnish is a former chair of Consumer Focus while Thoresen was previously director-general of the Association of British Insurers. “We set up the Consumer Advisory Board so we could demonstrate that we would never put our... Read more
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express
Don’t leave it to last minute: Book your holiday and insurance nowto the European Championships in France this summer have no plans to take out i
Don’t leave it to last minute: Book your holiday and insurance now
express / Posted 26 days ago
to the European Championships in France this summer have no plans to take out insurance, according to new research from the Association Of British Insurers (ABI). ABI general insurance manager Mark Shepherd says travelling without insurance could... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Where is the product innovation post-pension freedoms?of annuities, with their demise widely predicted amid criticism of low rates of
Where is the product innovation post-pension freedoms?
Money Marketing Online / Posted 26 days ago
of annuities, with their demise widely predicted amid criticism of low rates offering poor value. But recent data from the Association of British Insurers suggests otherwise. One year on from the introduction of the freedom and choice regime, its... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Expensive car owners will rush to buy self-driving cars, says Volvo chiefdrivers to switch to autopilot when appropriate – for example, when they drive
Expensive car owners will rush to buy self-driving cars, says Volvo chief
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
drivers to switch to autopilot when appropriate – for example, when they drive on the motorway. James Dalton, head of the Association of British Insurers, said drivers would still have to be fully qualified, competent and sober. “I can’t see a... Read more
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International Business Times
Self-driving cars to affect UK motor insurance industry, warns Volvo chief 2017. The test project will be called Drive Me London and will be done in assoc
Self-driving cars to affect UK motor insurance industry, warns Volvo chief
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
2017. The test project will be called Drive Me London and will be done in association with Thatcham Research. However, the Association of British Insurers (ABI), a trade association made up of 250 insurance companies in the UK which accounts for... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Altmann concerns at plans for auto-enrolment provider choicedays after she said a move to bring the tax treatment of pensions in line with
Altmann concerns at plans for auto-enrolment provider choice
Money Marketing Online / Posted a month ago
days after she said a move to bring the tax treatment of pensions in line with Isas would be a “disaster”. Speaking at an Association of British Insurers event in London last week, Altmann reiterated her long-held opposition to a... Read more

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