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Financial check-up: the rising cost of pet insurance

Dreading the vet’s bill? We sniff out ways to cut costs and keep your favourite animals in rude health

Do I need to tell insurers that I’ve been bankrupt?

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 | Question and Answer

Bankruptcy generally won’t affect your car insurance, nor is it a question asked by most car insurers. While a policy may be stopped at the point of bankruptcy, it is not a factor that will impact your access to cover.

Wounded cats and dogs: UK pet owners claim £775m for vet treatment

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

It’s not just poorly pooches and cantankerous cats that dread a visit to the vets.

Pet insurance claims at record levels – but millions have no cover

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | News

The number of pet owners claiming on their insurance has surpassed one million for the first time ever.

Owners of overweight pets face failed insurance claims

Monday, 23 April 2018 | News

Pet owners are having their insurance claims rejected because their animals are overweight.

PPI complaints rise by 40%

Thursday, 19 April 2018 | News

Complaints about payment protection insurance rose by 40% during the second half of last year, according to new figures from the Financial Conduct Authority.

Millions of working couples too financially dependent on each other

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 | News

Working couples are becoming increasingly dependent on each other financially to make ends meet, according to new research.

PPI most complained about financial product but fewer complaints upheld

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Payment protection insurance (PPI) remains the most complained about financial product, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service’s latest data.

Insurance prices could rise after 'collateral lies' ruling

Monday, 25 July 2016 | News

Insurance prices could rise following a recent court ruling, experts have warned. 

Scheme designed to bring affordable flood insurance launches

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 | News

About 350,000 households living in high flood risk areas should now have better access to affordable home insurance. 

Budget 2016: Insurance tax rise to fund flood defences

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | News

Insurance Premium Tax will rise from 9.5% to 10% from 1 October 2016, Chancellor George Osborne announced today.