Diamond insurance was formed in 1997 and is a brand of the Admiral Group. Diamond speciailse in car insurance for female drivers and have offering insurance over the internet since 2000. Diamond believe that women make safer drivers and therefore should pay less for their car insurance. However, in 2012 the European Court of Justice enforced a ban meaning insurance companies are no longer able to calculate insurance premiums based on gender. Diamond also offer a range of other insurance products including home, travel, motorbike and van insurance.