News & Views

You'll find a whole host of useful articles, features and interviews on our NIG News page. We aim to offer useful business updates, topical thought leadership and much more. We hope you find the content offers real value.

2020 Industry News

Introducing Motor Fleet

We’ve launched our new Motor Fleet product, giving you the flexibility to build a policy to meet your client's needs. Watch to find out about the benefits.


Improved policy cover for existing policyholders – Commercial Combined Migration is coming!

From February 2021, most existing policies within the Commercial Combined suite of products, Traders Combined and Contractors Combined policies will migrate onto our new product wording, effective from the policy renewal date.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 5 November 2020

With a second lockdown being announced, we want to give you an update so you can respond to your clients' queries about our cover.


Adapting to a changing motor fleet market

The motor fleet sector is currently undergoing a period of significant change due to the coronavirus pandemic, the rise of electric vehicles and evolving car technology, among other disruptions. See how we are adapting our products and services to respond to the changing fleet landscape.


TheHub wins at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards 2020

We’re thrilled and very proud to have won ‘Best Insurer Extranet’ for TheHub at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards 2020.


Everything you need to know about the hardening insurance market

For the first time in over a decade we’re experiencing a hardening insurance market. We take a look at the factors behind it, what it means for brokers and how to offer value to clients.


New HR courses help clients support their staff

Find out how Risk Assist’s new HR courses could help your clients support their staff’s mental wellbeing. More important now than ever while we make our way through the pandemic.


Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2020/2021

Every year, Insurance Times conducts its Broker Service Survey and we really value what you have to say.


Our windscreen and glass excess for Fleet and Mini Fleet is changing

Our ‘minimum’ windscreen excess will be increasing for Fleet and Mini Fleet from 1st October 2020. Here’s everything you need to know.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Interruption – FCA Test Case Result

The High Court handed down its Judgment on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Business Interruption test case on 15th September 2020. NIG policy wordings are not impacted by the Judgment.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporarily Unoccupied Premises Update 31 July 2020

We’ve updated our guidance regarding premises becoming temporarily unoccupied due to lockdown.


Shift to homeworking poses new challenges for businesses

With homeworking likely to remain popular for the foreseeable future, we take a closer look at the risks businesses need to consider.


We’ve done the double double! Another two five-star ratings for NIG in 2020

We have an exciting announcement. The 2020 Insurance Times eTrading survey has been published. The headline news? For the second year in a row, NIG achieved five-star ratings for Software House Trading and for our own extranet, TheHub.


Don’t forget the helpline services for clients during Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

The majority of our customers are dealing with a lot of challenges during this time. In order to help we would like to remind you we have a range of helplines and services provided by third parties offering specialist support that you, our brokers, can share with your clients.


Home working and tackling work related stress

Businesses are currently navigating their way through unchartered times. It's crucial that business owners have immediate access to relevant information and support. We hope you and your clients find the information helpful.


Government Support for Businesses

At NIG, we are here to support you and your clients as best we can throughout this turbulent time. Here are some of the initiatives introduced by the Government to support businesses. We hope you and your clients find this useful.


5 common risks facing UK businesses

There are some risks that most businesses in the UK need to be aware of, regardless of sector and size. We take a closer look at some of the most common risks facing businesses today and the steps that can be taken to mitigate them.


Risk management for property owners

Commercial property owners face a number of risks which have the potential to severely disrupt both them and their tenants. We take a closer look at some of the most significant risks and how they can be managed effectively.


5 reasons to complete the Insurance Times eTrading Broker Insight Survey 2020

Every year, Insurance Times runs its eTrading survey, asking brokers to rate the service they receive from their eTrade insurers.