Association of British Insurers

  • Insurers clarify employers’ liability for SMEs

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published a new guide aimed at providing clarity for small and medium-sized firms purchasing employers' liability (EL) cover. Produced in consultation with The Federation of Small Business, the guide also explains the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and includes a table addressing some common concerns around adherence to health and safety guidelines. ABI director general, Otto Thoresen, comments: "Over-zealous interpretation of regulations risks bring the entire health and ...

    Posted at July 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Insurers clarify employers’ liability for SMEs
  • Flood risk deadline set for 31st July

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) says its members will continue to meet their commitments to offering flood insurance for an extra month after an agreement with the Government expires on 30th June. Flood insurance for existing customers will be renewed until 31st July but according to the ABI, the current agreement is unsustainable beyond that date as it distorts competition, there being no incentive for new insurers to offer flood cover. Around one in six homes ...

    Posted at May 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Farming,News,Rural Business,Rural Business | Comments Off on Flood risk deadline set for 31st July