Home insurance

Which household appliances pose the biggest fire risk?

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 | News

Over 3,700 fires a year are caused by faulty appliances such as washing machines, tumble dryers and dishwashers, according to consumer rights group Which?.

Financial essentials for the new student

Monday, 02 September 2013 | Article

Is your child about to start university? Are you worried about how they'll cope financially? Do you have nightmares about them sitting alone in dreary student digs, crying into a tin of beans?

First look at John Lewis' new TV ad campaign

Thursday, 15 August 2013 | News

It might not be as hotly-anticipated as the retailer's legendary Christmas adverts, but John Lewis Insurance is launching its first-ever TV advertising campaign to promote home insurance products.

Homeowners to pay extra to cover flood-risk homes

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 | News

With just days to go before the expiry of the government's agreement with the insurance industry that people in flood-risk areas can insure their homes, insurers are optimistic that a new deal will be reached.

Home insurance cost at three-year low

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | News

The cost of home insurance has fallen by 13% in the last three years, with premiums at their lowest level since spring 2010, according a comparison site.

Will your insurer pay out after a burglary?

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

According to the experts, insurance companies are getting tougher when it comes to paying out on insurance claims – given my recent experience, I can well believe it.

Home and car insurance costs fall due to fewer burglaries and anti-fraud measures

Thursday, 25 April 2013 | News

Home insurance premiums fell in the first quarter of 2013 thanks to a drop in burglaries, and in spite of the devastation caused by last year's floods.

Leeds postcode is UK's burglary claim hotspot

Friday, 25 January 2013 | News

A Leeds neighbourhood has been revealed as the UK's burglary hotspot, and residents could see a 20% increase in their home insurance as a result.

Flood-prone homes may become uninsurable

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 | News

Homeowners in flood-risk areas may soon be unable to afford to insure their homes, the Association of British Insurers warns.

Four insurance products worth having

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 | Article

Do you consider yourself a risk taker?