Other insurance

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?

Wednesday, 02 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.

Upping your excess on insurance can be a false economy

Wednesday, 02 October 2013 | News

Drivers and homeowners hiking the voluntary excess on their insurance to reduce the premiums could be short changing themselves if they ever need to make a claim.

PPI complaints begin to fall

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 | News

Payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints are finally starting to slow down, according to the Financial Ombudsman service.

Two-thirds of Brits hit by PPI cold calling

Thursday, 29 August 2013 | News

Two-thirds of Brits have been plagued by unwanted calls, texts, emails or letters about claiming for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI), according to research from Citizens Advice.

Private patients paying too much for care

Thursday, 29 August 2013 | News

People with private medical insurance are paying too much for their care because of a lack of competition in local areas, the Competition Commission has warned.

Insurers ordered to clampdown on fraud claims

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 | News

The insurance industry must stop encouraging fraud and exaggeration in accident claims, a committee of MPs has said.

Insurance fraud costs consumers £1 billion a year

Friday, 26 July 2013 | News

The value of fraudulent insurance has topped £1 billion for the first time, with the industry saying there will be "no let-up" in its fight against phony claims.