Insurance Age

Britain’s first Islamic insurance company receives FSA authorisation

It will be the first independent Shariah-compliant insurance provider in Britain and will meet the needs of the country’s estimated two million Muslims.

Principle chairman, Abdulaziz Hamad Aljomaih commented: "I believe Principle will go some way in altering the perception of Islamic Finance in the UK, by showing that progressive, sensible and profitable businesses can be established in accordance with Islamic law.

"Achieving FSA authorisation is a clear vindication of my belief that Shariah