How can people with disabilities get a better deal from the insurance market? »
An independent commission set up by Scope (the disability
charity) describes how insurance for people with disabilities for
such basic things as motor and travel can actually border on the
General Election 2015 »
This year's General Election is the most keenly contested in a
generation, with host of outcomes still possible. The CII has
produced a number of election related publications for members
ahead of vote on 7 May.
CII briefing: General Election 2015 »
This CII briefing provides an overview of the various party
manifestos ahead of the General Election on 7 May.
Insurance Act 2015: bringing insurance law into the 21st century »
On 12 February 2015, the Insurance Act 2015 became law,
signifying the end of a detailed review of the legislation
underpinning insurance law in the UK.
Chancellor's pension reforms launched »
Following preparation since the announcement in Budget 2014, the
Government's personal pensions tax freedoms and related reforms
came into force on 6 April 2015.
CII skills manifesto 2015 »
Ahead of May's General Election, the CII has identified five
policy issues that an incoming government will need to tackle if
the UK is to develop and maintain the skills base required to
compete on the global stage.
The wisdom of crowds? »
We asked a number of individuals and bodies covering a spectrum
of opinion within and outside financial services, to set out their
hopes and fears for the forthcoming General Election.
CII Public Affairs Update Issue 2 2015 »
The CII's Public Affairs updates contain news from Westminster
and Whitehall, Europe and the regulator. This issue covers the
Senior Insurance Managers Regime, the FCA's Business Plan,
proposals on GI-add ons, MIFID and Solvency II latest.
the attached article »
Farnish Review of the Money Advice Service (MAS) »
On 20 March, HM Treasury published the independent review by
Christine Farnish into the Money Advice Service (MAS). The report
made recommendations across the MAS's two arms: coordinating debt
advice; and money advice/education.
Changes to Corporate Chartered status explained »
As the Chartered Insurance Institute confirms changes to its
Corporate Chartered titles , for both financial services and
general insurance, Ant Gould talks to Steve Jenkins, the
CII's director, financial services and insurance markets,
about the reasons for the changes, the review process and what the
key changes are.
CII briefing: FCA business plan 2015 »
The CII's summary of this year's FCA business plan and risk
Homemade pensions: what do the pension freedoms mean for property equity? »
Nick Hurman looks at what the retirement freedoms will mean the
way retirees deal with their housing finances. How are retirees
considering their housing equity as part of their retirement pot?
And will housing equity and debt form an integral part of the stock
of capital they seek to decumulate?
CII briefing: Budget 2015 »
A briefing for members on the last Budget before the 2015
A brave new retirement: funding life after work and helping to make difficult choices »
Huw Evans, the new ABI Director General, reflects in this
Thinkpiece the profession's concerns about preparedness for the
pension reforms and Pension Wise. He underscores the importance of
working together to do our best for the 6 April launch and focus on
the challenges of longer-term success.
The Government's retirement freedoms, Pension Wise, and views on preparedness »
An updated briefing reflecting the Treasury's announcement on
the public-facing identity of what is called "Pension Wise". This
note covers the Government's update on Pension Wise delivery,
including Treasury and FCA actions in the last few months.