Home insurance

HomeServe faces biggest ever fine by regulator

Monday, 13 January 2014 | News

Property maintenance company HomeServe is facing the biggest ever fine from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for problems to do with its insurance products.

Average flood claim rises to almost £14,000

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 | News

Flood damage caused an average of £13,855 worth of damage in 2012, according to latest figures from Halifax Home Insurance.

What does a flood warning mean?

Monday, 06 January 2014 | Article

Who issues flood warnings and weather alerts?

Winter damage bills could top £1,600

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 | News

The average household could face a damage bill of more than £1,635 as a result of the Arctic storms that battered the UK last month. 

British kids rack up £3.55bn damage bill

Saturday, 16 November 2013 | News

Each UK child will cause £5,000 on average to the family home as they grow up, according to insurer MORE TH>N - equating to an eye-watering UK repair bill of £3.35 billion.

Christmas brings decoration disaster for unlucky Brits

Friday, 15 November 2013 | News

One in 20 Brits say they have injured themselves while putting up Christmas decorations, according to comparison site Confused.com.

Most burglaries happen in November

Friday, 01 November 2013 | News

Homes are more likely to get broken into in November than any other month of the year, with burglaries taking place every two minutes.

Get your home insured for winter 2014-15

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 | TV /Video

How to claim for storm damage: Q&A

Monday, 28 October 2013 | News

Thousands of homes are without power or flooded across southern England and Wales. Strong winds have brought down trees, roofs have been blown away, cars have been washed away.

Households urged to insure homes for winter

Monday, 21 October 2013 | News

Households across the country are being urged to check their home insurance policies as the nights draw in ahead of winter.