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FCA to force insurers to show renewal price hikes

Thursday, 03 December 2015 | News

Insurance companies may be forced to include details of last year’s premiums for insurance renewals, under proposals being considered by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Lloyds hit with record £117m fine for PPI mis-selling

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 | News

Lloyds Bank has been hit with a record £117 million fine by the Financial Conduct Authority for failings in its handling of payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.

Average pet insurance claim nears £700

Monday, 04 May 2015 | News

In 2014, pet insurers paid out a whopping £602 million in claims or £1.65 million a day, according to new research.

A fifth of Brits have damaged a partner's belongings in revenge

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 | News

Nearly a fifth of British adults have admitted to damaging their ex or current partner's belongings to the tune of £121 per person by committing an act of revenge.

Clydesdale Bank fined a record £20m for PPI failings

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 | News

Clydesdale Bank has been fined more than £20 million by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for "serious failings" in the way it handled complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI).

Opt-out' selling to be banned by FCA

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | News

The sales practice known as 'opt-out selling' is set to be outlawed under new proposals announced today by regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Top 10 strange pet insurance claims

Friday, 06 March 2015 | News

If you're a cat or dog owner, then you'll be surprised at the scraps your pet can get into that could mean you'll spend a fortune in vet bills.

6,000 keys left to burglars to gain easy access

Thursday, 08 January 2015 | News

More than 6,000 homes are burgled each year because thieves have easy access to the property's keys, new data has revealed.

Brits lose £16bn in gadgets over five years

Friday, 31 October 2014 | News

Careless Brits have lost more than £16 billion worth of tech and gadgets in the past five years, new research has found.

65% of complaints to Ombudsman about PPI

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | News

Some 88,000 new complaints about financial companies flooded into the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) during July, August and September.