Health insurance

Moneywise Customer Service Awards 2019: the winners revealed, as voted by you

Friday, 14 June 2019 | News

The winners, highly commended and most trusted financial firms for customer service were announced last night at a gala dinner in central London.

Not a happy bunny when insurers mess up

Monday, 20 May 2019 | Blog | By Jeff Prestridge

Insurance is a vital part of our financial armoury. It’s our backstop in case something goes wrong in our lives, be it a burglary, car crash or an illness that means time off work.

Critical cover women simply can’t afford to ignore

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Article

Mums are less likely than dads to take out a critical illness insurance policy, but everyone with dependants should consider one. If you were to become seriously ill, it could offer a financial lifeline

Deal of the week: Two months free health insurance with Bupa

Friday, 06 October 2017 | News

Take out a health insurance policy with Bupa and receive the equivalent of two months of your policy for free.

Middle Britain ill prepared for financial shock

Thursday, 28 September 2017 | News

Six in 10 ‘Middle Britain’ families do not have enough money in savings to get by if unemployment or ill health caused them to lose their income.

New-style low-cost health cover launched for public sector workers

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 | News

A new low-cost health insurance product has been launched that aims to bridge the gap between NHS care and private medical insurance, offering cover for most conditions, but with payouts capped at £15,000 a year.

PMI vs cash plans

Monday, 19 January 2015 | Article

It was the former Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson who said the NHS was "the closest thing the English have to a religion" and most Brits do indeed worship and revere the NHS.

Quit smoking and save £1,700 a year

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | News

If you're looking for any extra encouragement to join Stoptober and quit smoking this month, perhaps the financial cost could be just that.

Health insurer shakes–up market with 'multi-family' offering

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 | News

A leading health insurer is aiming to revolutionise the private medical insurance market by launching a 'multi family' product that allows one person to buy a policy for multiple family members.

How to review your insurance policies

Friday, 16 November 2012 | News

From 21 December, new EU legislation will come into force that effectively bans insurers from taking sex into account when pricing policies.