Home insurance

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. 

Flood insurance: what you need to know

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 | Article

There are changes on the way for flood insurance, with plans to introduce a new scheme for high-risk properties within the next couple of years. But what are these changes and who will they affect?

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

Friday, 03 October 2014 | TV /Video

How to claim for storm damage: Q&A

Thursday, 13 February 2014 | 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.

Which household appliances pose the biggest fire risk?

Friday, 23 May 2014 | 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

Tuesday, 03 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?