The ABI has published a Best Practice Guide to the Internet to help helps insurers who are

considering embarking on e-commerce

initiatives.

The guide contains advice on issues such as security, regulation and law.

ABI e-commerce manager John Kemble, said: "The purpose of the ABI guide is to provide all the information that insurers need, from a single, trusted source."

It will be published on the ABI website at www.abi.org.uk

The web site will be updated on a regular basis and there will be an agony column where insurers can post any queries they might have.