Insurance Companies Market Report 2006


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Published Date :
July 2006find similar
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£ 575
Contents :
13 Chapters

Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Insurance Companies 2006

Executive Summary

1. Market Definition

Introduction

Market Sectors

Long-term Insurance

Pensions

Life

Income Protection

Annuities

Critical Illness

General Insurance

Motor

Property

Accident And Health

General Liability

Pecuniary Loss

Market Trends

An Improving Market

Intense Competition In General Insurance

An Increase In Outsourcing

Difficulties In Selling To The Sme Sector

Growth Of Niches

Rising Claims

Rising Value Of Catastrophe Claims Abroad

Economic Trends

Population

Table: Uk Resident Population Estimates By Sex (000), Mid-years-2005

Gross Domestic Product

Table: Uk Gross Domestic Product At Current And Annual Prices (£m),-2005

Inflation

Table: Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-2005

Unemployment

Table: Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (million),-2005

Market Position

The Uk

Overseas

2. Market Size

The Total Market

Revenue

Table: The Total Uk Insurance Market By Net Premium Income By Sector (£m),-2005

Figure: The Total Uk Insurance Market By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

By Market Sector

Long-term Insurance

Revenue

Table: The Uk Long-term Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

Table: The Uk Ordinary Branch Long-term Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income By Subsector (£m),-2005

Policies In Force

Personal Pensions

Table: Personal Pensions In Force In The Uk By Number Of Policies And Regular-premium Income (000 And £m),-2005

Life Insurance

Table: Total Linked And Non-linked Individual Life Business In Force In The Uk By Number Of Policies And Regular-premium Income (number And £m),-2005

Income Protection Insurance

Table: Income Protection Policies In Force In The Uk By Number Of Policies And Premium Income (000 And £m),-2005

Annuities

Table: Purchased Life Annuities In Force In The Uk By Number Of Policies And Annual Payments (000 And £m), -2005

Critical Illness Insurance

New Business

Table: New Uk Individual Regular-premium Business By Sector By Value (£m),-2005

Table: New Uk Individual Single-premium Business By Sector By Value (£m),-2005

General Insurance

Table: The Uk General Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

Figure: The Estimated Uk General Insurance Sector By Subsector By Net Premium Income (%),

Motor Insurance

Table: The Uk Motor Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

Property Insurance

Table: The Uk Property Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

Table: Uk Domestic And Commercial Property Damage Claims By Type Of Claim By Value (£m),-2005

Accident And Health

Table: The Uk Accident And Health Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

Private Medical Insurance

Table: The Uk Private Medical Insurance Subsector By Number Of Subscribers And Gross Premium Earned (000 And £m),-2005

General Liability Insurance

Table: The Uk General Liability Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

Pecuniary Loss

Table: The Uk Pecuniary Loss Insurance Sector By Net Premium Income (£m),-2005

3. Industry Background

Recent History

Industry Synopsis

Table: Financial Results For Companies Involved In Long-term Insurance In The Uk (£000, % And £), Latest Financial Years

Table: Financial Results For Companies Involved In General Insurance In The Uk (£000, % And £), Latest Financial Years

Number Of Companies

Table: Number Of Uk Vat-based Enterprises Engaged In Insurance By Turnover Sizeband (number And %),

Employment

Table: Number Of Uk Vat-based Enterprises Engaged In Insurance By Employment Sizeband (number And %),

Distribution

Direct Sales Forces

Direct Selling

Tied Agents

Multi-tied Agents

Independent Financial Advisers

Telephone Selling

Banks/building Societies

Pattern Of Distribution

Regional Variations In The Marketplace

How Robust Is The Market?

Legislation

Key Trade Associations

Association Of British Insurers

International Underwriting Association

National Association Of Pension Funds Ltd

4. Competitor Analysis

The Marketplace

Market Leaders

Table: The Uk's Top Ten Insurers In Long-term And General Business By Net Uk Premium Income (£m),

Aegon Uk Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Alico

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Allianz Cornhill Insurance Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Aviva Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Axa Insurance Uk Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Bupa Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Hbos Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Legal & General Group Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Lloyds Tsb Group Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Prudential Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Royal & Sunalliance Insurance Group Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Rbs Insurance

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Standard Life Assurance Company

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Zurich Financial Services (ukisa) Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Other Companies

Outside Suppliers

Marketing Activity

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Insurance By Sector (£000), Years Ending March And March

5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities And Threats

Strengths

Weaknesses

Opportunities

Threats

6. Buying Behaviour

Introduction

Life Insurance

Table: Penetration Of Life Insurance In Great Britain By Sex, Age, Social Grade And Region (% Of Adults),

Motor Insurance

Table: Penetration Of Motor Insurance In Great Britain By Sex, Age, Social Grade And Region (% Of Adults),

Private Health And Medical Insurance

Table: Penetration Of Private Health And Medical Insurance In Great Britain By Sex, Age, Social Grade And Region (% Of Adults),

Buildings And Contents Insurance

Table: Penetration Of Buildings And Contents Insurance In Great Britain By Sex, Age, Social Grade And Region (% Of Adults),

7. Current Issues

Introduction

Regulation

Fraud

Legal Developments

Claims Management

Solvency

8. The Global Market

World Insurance Premium Income

Table: The Global Market For Insurance By Premium Value By Region ($bn),

9. Forecasts

Introduction

Table: Uk Government Economic Forecasts (000, % And Million),-2010

Forecasts To

Table: The Forecast Total Uk Insurance Market By Net Premium Income By Sector (£m),-2010

Market Growth

Figure: Growth In The Total Uk Insurance Market By Net Premium Income (£m),-2010

Future Trends

Eu Developments

More Mergers In The Long-term Insurance Sector

10. Company Profiles

Aviva Plc

Hbos Plc

Legal & General Group Plc

Lloyds Tsb Group Plc

Prudential Plc

Royal & Sunalliance Insurance Group Plc

The Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc

Zurich Financial Services (ukisa) Ltd

11. Consumer Confidence

Methodology

Key Findings This Quarter

The Willingness To Borrow

Confidence Declines Again

Table A: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), May, August, November, February And May

Signs That The Decline Could Be Bottoming Out

Table B: The Number Of Adults Willing To Borrow In Order To Purchase Expensive Items (000 And %), May, August, November, February And May

The Willingness To Spend From Savings

Sharp Decline In Spending From Savings

Table C: The Average Amount Consumers Are Willing To Spend From Savings In Order To Purchase Expensive Items At Current And Constant November Prices (£ And £bn), May, August, November, February And May

Table D: The Proportion Of Adults Without Any Savings (%), May, August, November, February And May

Borrowing Grows In Relative Importance

Table E: The Average Amounts Adults Are Confident Spending To Purchase Expensive Items (£ And %), May, August, November, February And May

12. Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Bisnode Sources

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