Other insurance

Add-on insurance market needs cleaning up, says FCA

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | News

The £1 billion insurance 'add-on' market – which includes extras such as winter sports cover for travel policies – needs cleaning up, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Newborn pets more likely to rack up vet fees

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 | News

Kittens and puppies under six months old are 60% more likely to require treatment than fully grown animals.

Most PPI claims spent on booking holidays

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 | News

The average claim payout for payment protection insurance (PPI) is £2,810 and most people use the money to pay for a holiday, according to new research.

PPI complaints flood in at 6k per week

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 | News

Complaints about payment protection insurance are still swamping the Financial Ombudsman Service, accounting for 74% of its workload.

400,000 unresolved PPI cases still with the watchdog

Thursday, 09 January 2014 | News

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has a "stock" over 400,000 unresolved payment protection insurance complaints, which it says will take some time to resolve.

Have you insured your collectibles?

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 | News

The majority (68%) of over 50s could be underestimating the value of their collectibles, leaving them at risk of being underinsured, according to research from Saga Services.

More mobile phone insurance complaints being upheld

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 | News

The Financial Ombudsman Service is upholding more complaints about mobile phone insurance than almost any other financial product, it has revealed.

Are you fully insured for Christmas?

Thursday, 12 December 2013 | Article

But it's also a time when we are at higher risk of being burgled, as thieves stalk our streets looking for the added bonus of all those expensive gadgets sitting under the tree.

Soap stars' financial fiascos

Thursday, 12 December 2013 | Article

Life throws up lots of events that trigger the need for reliable financial advice. And in Walford and Wetherfield it seems they happen more often than anywhere else.

Can you have too much insurance?

Thursday, 03 October 2013 | Article

All too often we're told we are woefully under-insured, that if things go wrong we have no safety net and could be left seriously out of pocket.