Insurance

Car insurance: are you being taken for a ride?

Paying a voluntary excess can reduce your premium – but not in all cases. Here’s what you need to know when you’re shopping around for a policy.

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Holidaymakers risk burglary over social media posts

Thursday, 14 June 2018 | News

Holidaymakers are being warned to limit their social media exposure while abroad this summer to prevent signalling that their homes are unoccupied.

Households sit on uninsured valuables worth £9,500

Saturday, 09 June 2018 | News

Two-fifths (38%) of Brits say they have valuables stored away at home, worth what they estimate to be an average of £9,541 – yet many of these items are uninsured and not kept securely under lock and key, according to recent...

Car rental insurance warning for holidaymakers

Thursday, 07 June 2018 | News

Holidaymakers renting cars this summer are being warned to avoid extortionate add-on insurance policies.

Pet insurance claims at record levels – but millions have no cover

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | News

The number of pet owners claiming on their insurance has surpassed one million for the first time ever.

Crash for cash and fake whiplash claims drive increase in fraudulent insurance claims

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 | News

Fraudulent insurance claims cost Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, £90 million last year; equivalent to £246,000 every day. The number of fraudulent claims it received also grew by 6.3% over the previous 12 months.

Aviva to refund 50,000 customers

Thursday, 24 May 2018 | News

Some 50,000 Aviva life insurance customers are due for a refund after the insurer spotted payment irregularities.

Pothole 'epidemic' leads to spike in insurance claims

Friday, 11 May 2018 | News

Drivers and their insurers are paying out at least £1 million a month in repair bills for cars damaged by potholes, according to research by the AA.

Crackdown on pricey insurance renewals launched

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

Insurance customers renewing policies in future may benefit from cheaper prices as the industry has promised to tackle the excessive premium differences that most insurers offer longstanding customers while new customers...

Whiplash claims drive up car insurance premiums

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | News

Whiplash claims continue to push up car insurance premiums, according to new data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Owners of overweight pets face failed insurance claims

Monday, 23 April 2018 | News

Pet owners are having their insurance claims rejected because their animals are overweight.