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

9 Event(s) Ordered by


10 Sep 2018 - 11 Sep 2018 - Conferences & Seminars
The ABI is holding its annual Insurance Tax Convention on 10-11 September 2018 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton. The event will start with a pre-convention reception and dinner on the evening of 10 September followed by a full day event on 11 September.

CPD: Not Stated / Price: Price available upon application / Location: South East, UK

27 Sep 2018 10:00 - 15:30 - Conferences & Seminars
The ABI’s 2018 Fraud Conference will focus on how the industry, government, regulators and others can work in partnership to tackle insurance fraud through raised awareness and understanding of current and emerging fraud threats and their consequences, the sharing of information and intelligence obtained from use of state-of-the-art technology and a robust approach to enforcement.

CPD: 5.5 Hours / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK

27 Sep 2018 16:15 - 18:30 - Conferences & Seminars
Dive In is a global diversity festival hosted by the insurance industry, and the ABI is hosting the festival’s first event in Edinburgh with Sanjeev Kohli. Sanjeev is a writer, presenter and actor, well known as Navid from Scottish sitcom Still Game. He will share his perspectives on working and belonging in Scotland as part of a minority community.

CPD: 0 / Price: Price available upon application / Location: Scotland, UK

03 Oct 2018 12:45 - 14:00 - Briefings & Speeches
On 3 October 2018, Sir Gerry Grimstone will join us for the final NEDs & Chairs network event of the year. This lunch will be an ‘in conversation’ style event chaired by ABI Director General, Huw Evans.

CPD: Not Stated / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK

09 Oct 2018 13:30 - 17:00 - Conferences & Seminars
The ABI’s 2018 Travel Insurance Conference will bring together key decision-makers in industry, government and regulation to debate the challenges and opportunities facing the market.

CPD: 3.5 Hours / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK

11 Oct 2018 10:30 - 15:45 - Conferences & Seminars
The implementation of Open Banking and data protection rules have a common aim of giving customers control over their own data. This is hoped to lead to more choice, better products and better prices for customers. Commentators are speculating that soon we will be using interfaces that bring all a customer’s financial products – including long-term savings - together to be managed in one place. The aim of these reforms is to make the customer experience more streamlined, intuitive, and digital, akin to those that might be provided by well-known tech giants.

CPD: 5 Hours / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK

20 Nov 2018 09:00 - 17:00 - Conferences & Seminars
This conference will bring together senior representatives from Government and the insurance industry with legal experts and the wider motor industry supply chain to consider the long-term prospects of the motor insurance market. A key agenda item will be the impact of the Government’s work to reform how the Discount Rate is set and the ongoing compensation culture reform agenda.

CPD: 7 Hours / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK

29 Nov 2018 10:30 - 14:30 - Conferences & Seminars
This event will revisit some of the key regulatory concepts, including the definition of complaints, materiality and root cause analysis, as well as analyse new trends by exploring the role of technology and social media, and showcase some of the innovative approaches taken by firms, with the ultimate aim of turning complainants into net promoters.

CPD: 4 Hours / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK

26 Feb 2019 - Conferences & Seminars
The ABI Annual Conference 2019 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: 9 Hours / Price: Price available upon application / Location: London, UK