Consumers placing themselves at risk in recession

Consumers placing themselves at risk in recession
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has warned consumers to seek professional insurance advice following research that reveals that consumers are reducing their insurance cover as a result of the recession, with home and motor insurance affected the most.
BIBA is concerned that if consumers cut insurance protection without guidance […]

Advice to travellers on Swine flu

Advice to travellers on Swine flu
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has offered advice to travellers who are concerned about Swine flu.
The majority of travel insurance policies contain a medical section. For those travellers who have already purchased a policy, it should respond under this section if someone contracts Swine flu abroad and […]

Comment on Trade Credit Insurance Scheme from Peter Staddon, BIBA Head of Technical Services:

Comment on Trade Credit Insurance Scheme from Peter Staddon, BIBA Head of Technical Services:
“BIBA welcomes the Treasury’s initiative to address the reduced levels of credit insurance available to small businesses and is working with the Treasury and the insurance industry to improve access to credit insurance.
“Our members have indicated that credit insurers are making withdrawals […]

BIBA supports Flood Bill publication in order to maintain availability of insurance

BIBA supports Flood Bill publication in order to maintain availability of insurance
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has welcomed today’s publication by Environment Secretary Hilary Benn of the draft Flood and Water Management Bill and the official opening of the Flood Forecasting Centre.
Graeme Trudgill, BIBA Technical and Corporate Affairs Executive, said: “This is a welcome […]

BIBA research reveals the importance of advice to SMEs during the recession

BIBA research reveals the importance of advice to SMEs during the recession
New research from the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has identified the benefits to small businesses of insurance advice – and the difference that this can make, especially during a recession.
BIBA is concerned that at a time when SMEs are looking to reduce costs […]

BIBA encourages brokers to demonstrate their value after research highlights confusion over advice

BIBA encourages brokers to demonstrate their value after research highlights confusion over advice
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is urging brokers to do more to explain their services and demonstrate the value that they provide to SMEs. New research reveals confusion among small businesses about what constitutes advice - and where they should go to […]

BIBA response to the Planning Act 2008 Consultation on list of statutory consultees for National Policy Statements / www.biba.org.uK

BIBA response to the Planning Act 2008 Consultation on list of statutory consultees for National Policy Statements
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation. We represent the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers and have partner members from the leading companies in the insurance industry.
BIBA […]

BIBA’s response to the consultation on a scheme of Continuous Enforcement of Motor Insurance

BIBA’s response to the consultation on a scheme of Continuous Enforcement of Motor Insurance
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.
BIBA represents 2,400 insurance brokers and intermediaries, including 1,700 FSA authorised firms. Insurance brokers and intermediaries distribute nearly two-thirds […]

BIBA response to Defra proposals for consultation on a national flood emergency framework

BIBA response to Defra proposals for consultation on a national flood emergency framework
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation. We represent the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.
BIBA represents 2,300 insurance intermediaries including 98 of the UK’s top 100 insurance intermediaries. Our members handle about […]

Government consultation to reduce uninsured driving

Government consultation to reduce uninsured driving
The Department for Transport has issued a new consultation paper regarding a new continuous insurance enforcement (CIE) scheme for motor insurance. The new CIE scheme will involve using the motor insurance database to systematically identify those uninsured and will mean increased enquiries to brokers and intermediaries regarding the status of […]