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Insurance firms

BEEDS portal 

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is responsible for the prudential regulation of insurance firms. This page provides information for those firms in scope of Solvency II and there are five underlying pages that firms can access. This page also provides details on pre-Solvency II reporting and contacts for insurance firms' reporting queries.

  1. Regulatory reporting
  2. Industry working group
  3. Taxonomy
  4. Detailed technical information
  5. BEEDS portal (Bank of England Electronic Data Submission portal)

Pre-Solvency II reporting

In 2016 insurance firms must submit regulatory data as required by the pre-Solvency II regime. Insurers should be aware of the reporting forms and reporting guidance and how they should report as below.

A single copy of the signed return can be submitted by paper or electronically. Further information on the submission of regulatory reports is available under IPRU (INS) 9.6.

Reporting by email​ Reporting by post​ ​Regulatory Data Group
Data and Statistics Division (TS05 B-D)
Bank of England
Threadneedle Street
London, EC2R 8AH


Euro-Sterling value for insurance regulatory purposes
The Sterling value of the Euro for insurance regulatory purposes for the 12 month period beginning 31 December 2016 is 90.050 pence. This value should be used for the calculation of capital resources requirements and will apply to the relevant regulatory returns that insurers are required to deposit under PRA rules. Further details are available in the capital resources requirements link below:

Contact for insurance firms' reporting

If you have any further queries on regulatory reporting for insurance firms, please contact the Firm Enquiries Team:
Phone:  020 3461 7000  

Technical queries about the GABRIEL system are handled by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Firms experiencing systems issues should contact the FCA Contact Centre in the first instance on 0845 606 9966.