Home insurance

Protect your property by entering the mind of a burglar

Burglary can be a financially and psychologically devastating event for a family. One way to help protect your property against crime is to get into the mind of a burglar.

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.

Check your gifts are insured this Christmas

Friday, 22 December 2017 | News

If you’re planning to buy expensive high-tech items or jewellery as gifts this Christmas – or hope to receive them – then you need to check you’re covered by your home insurance.   

Homeowners urged to protect property as cold snap grips UK

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 | News

Homeowners are being urged to make sure their house can cope with bad weather, as the cold snap continues across the UK.

Cost of home insurance soars 8.5% in one year

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

Home insurance premiums have risen by 8.5% over the past year – nearly three times the 3% rate of inflation.

Brace yourself for storm damage: Check your home insurance now

Friday, 29 September 2017 | News

Brits are bracing themselves for possible storm damage this weekend, with gale force winds and torrential rain expected should hurricanes Maria and Lee reach our shores.

Price comparison site comes under fire for overcharging

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 | News

Price comparison websites have come under fire after a report by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the sector, with Compare the Market now understood to be under investigation for overcharging.

One in 20 Brits has lost out because their home is underinsured

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Over the past three years, 6% of people have missed a typical payout of £1,000 from their home insurance provider because they haven’t bought the right level of insurance cover, new research reveals.