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Men splashing the cash on engagement rings

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | News

It seems money is in the air as well as love, with the amount couples are splashing out on engagement rings almost doubling over the past year.

Superstitious Brits take more care on Friday 13th

Friday, 13 July 2018 | News

It seems that we’re a superstitious nation as there are fewer insurance claims made on Friday 13th, according to analysis of claims data.

Japanese knotweed ruling could lead to more claims

Friday, 06 July 2018 | News

A landmark ruling by the Court of Appeal has found in favour of two homeowners who claimed that Japanese knotweed had damaged their properties.

Check your garden is covered as the heatwave rolls on

Friday, 29 June 2018 | News

Enthusiastic gardeners are being urged to check how much cover their home insurance provides for their garden, as the latest run of good weather looks set to continue.

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...

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...

Superstitious behaviour cuts insurance claims

Friday, 13 April 2018 | News

More cautious behaviour caused by the superstition of Friday the 13thbeing an ‘unlucky’ day, means insurance claims have fallen on the date in recent years. 

Insurance renewal rules prompt consumers to switch to better deals

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | News

New rules forcing insurers to show customers the previous year’s premium on renewal forms is driving more consumers to compare prices and bag a better deal on their insurance. 

One in eight admit to losing an engagement ring - ensure you're insured

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | News

With many a suitor likely to get down on one knee today as it’s Valentine’s Day, insurer Policy Expert is reminding happy couples to insure their newly acquired bling.