Association of British Insurers

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Megan Hawkins - Events Adviser

The ABI does not sell insurance. We speak on behalf UK insurers. We provide consumers with general information on insurance and savings products and services. We promote best practice, transparency and high standards within the industry. As a forward-thinking organisation, we work with government, regulators and policymakers – both in the UK and internationally – to ensure the insurance industry meets the highest standards.

The ABI:

  • has over 250 member companies, accounting for over 90% of the UK insurance market
  • our members are major tax contributors, paying £12 billion to the government in 2013
  • all our members agree to our compulsory codes of conduct
  • is funded by members’ subscriptions
  • was formed in 1985

The UK insurance market:

  • contributes to society and the economy by helping people and businesses manage short-term and long-term risk
  • is the largest in Europe and the third largest in the world
  • is a major employer and wealth creator, employing around 314,000 people
  • is an important source of investment in the economy, responsible for investments of £1.8 trillion in 2013 – that's 25% of the UK's total net worth

Our role is to:

  • use our expertise and experience to contribute to public policy debates
  • publish research reports and policy documents to contribute new ideas and inform conversation
  • promote the highest standards of customer service
  • support a competitive insurance industry

6 Event(s) Ordered by


19 Oct 2017 09:00 - 16:30 - Conferences & Seminars
The ABI’s 2018 Data Conference will take place on Thursday 19th October. Over the last two years digitisation has continued to accelerate, and is increasingly revolutionising all aspects of insurance and savings firms’ businesses. Technology is facilitating new operating models and new customer relationships, huge volumes of data provide insights firms have never had access to before, and cyber risks create both operational and underwriting challenges to engage with.

CPD: 6 Hours / Price: £299.00 / Location: London, UK

02 Nov 2017 12:30 - 16:30 - Conferences & Seminars
Mental ill health affects 1 in 4 people in the UK each year. For those affected, there are wide ranging ramifications, often affecting their physical health, their relationships with those closest to them, their financial resilience, and their work life.

CPD: 3 Hours / Price: £0.00 / Location: London, UK

06 Nov 2017 09:45 - 14:30 - Conferences & Seminars
A panel of senior figures from Government, the insurance industry, vehicle manufacturers and legal experts will discuss what the safety benefits from this technology will mean for insurers, while also considering the new risks that they pose. In particular, a key outstanding question is how insurers access sufficient technical information and data to set competitive premiums and settle claims efficiently.

CPD: 4.5 Hours / Price: £149.00 / Location: London, UK

15 Nov 2017 09:00 - 10:00 - Conferences & Seminars
Join insurers, regulators, and industry participants as they discuss the political, conceptual and technical challenges facing the IAIS as they consider internal models, and the impact on UK insurers of following Basel’s standard formula instead.

CPD: Not Stated / Price: £0.00 / Location: London, UK

10 Dec 2017 10:30 - 12 Dec 2017 14:30 - Conferences & Seminars
This event will bring together experts to debate and answer these questions from the perspectives of industry and the regulator.

CPD: 4 Hours / Price: £149.00 / Location: London, UK

27 Feb 2018 08:45 - 17:20 - Conferences & Seminars
The ABI’s 2018 Conference will take place on 27 February 2018. The ABI Annual Conference 2018 will be the standout insurance event of the year, bringing industry leaders, politicians and regulators together to debate the major issues affecting the insurance and long term savings industry.

CPD: Not Stated / Price: £349.00 / Location: London, UK