A level playing field

BIBA welcomes improved level playing field for customers with conclusion of Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) political process

After many years of promoting the interests of members and their customers in Brussels, Westminster and working closely with our European Federation BIPAR, BIBA is delighted to see the Insurance Mediation Directive will now become the IDD and include comparison sites and direct insurers.

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The European Union (EU) stands as the UK's largest trading partner and the attractiveness of the UK financial services market as a place to do business, brings benefits to the UK and the EU as a whole. Promoting the benefit of proportionate regulation from the EU legislature on the viability of the UK's insurance broking sector remains an important activity for BIBA.

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Representing our members in Europe

With much of the Financial Conduct Authority’s rule book derived from European secondary legislation, BIBA is a member of the European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (BIPAR), and is active in representing members’ interests with the three European legislative bodies that create the regulations; the European Commission, the Council of Ministers and the UK representatives in the European Parliament.

BIBA's Call to action and Commitments on Europe

Each year BIBA campaigns on a number of issues and commits to a series of actions - these calls for action and commitments can be found within our manifesto.

Find out more in the BIBA 2016 Manifesto

Referendum Matters

BIBA believes that Britain's insurance brokers would be better off remaining in the EU.

Find out how the referendum affects the insurance industry

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Helping your constituency with insurance matters

BIBA members have many specialisms and can often help in placing cover for those that fall outside of what is considered a ‘standard risk’.

BIBA helps more than a 250,000 consumers Find a Broker every year and can be found at biba.org.uk, or by calling 0370 950 1790.

See our guide for MP’s here

Working together with BIPAR

BIBA is an active member of the European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (BIPAR), carrying our 'one voice' philosophy to the European stage, where interests of brokers across the region are aligned.

The liaison with fellow trade associations across Europe permits a sharing of experiences which helps us develop stronger arguments on issues affecting our local markets.

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Whatever type of insurance you need to find, BIBA can connect you with a broker who can help. Please use the search below or call our Find Insurance Service on 0370 950 1790.