Insurance

Car insurance prices rise 13.5% ahead of tax increase

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 | News

Car insurance premiums rose by 13.5% across Great Britain in the year to August, new data from Consumer Intelligence shows.

How the Great Fire of London kindled the home insurance industry

Friday, 02 September 2016 | Blog | By Tom Wilson

350 years ago today, the Great Fire of London’s flames began spreading from Pudding Lane, culminating in a four-day blaze that ravaged the City of London, forever changing its landscape.

Nine in ten Moneywise users actively seek better car insurance deals

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 | News

More than half of Moneywise.co.uk users (51%) say they challenge their insurer to beat the best quote they’ve found when renewing their car insurance.

City Survivors: Read your travel quote’s Ts&Cs

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

I recently asked my travel insurer, Holidaysafe, for a renewal quote.

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. 

Is it time to reassess your life cover?

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 | Article

Today, the average age of a first-time mum is 28.5 years, while dads wait nearly five years longer until they're 33.1 years.

Don't know where your stopcock is? You risk a £7k insurance claim

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | News

A quarter of people have no idea where the stopcock is in their property, potentially risking their homes getting damaged in the event of a water leak, according to new research.

True money stories from smart people: Car insurance excuses, trials and risks

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | Article

The comedian Jasper Carrott used to read verbatim some of the daft excuses people put on their car insurance claims forms as a part of his stand-up routine.

Where can I get insurance cover for my valuable DJ equipment and laptop?

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 | Question and Answer

Many contents insurance policies have a single item limit of £1,500. I would strongly advise you to get contents insurance with extra cover when you have expensive equipment in your home.

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.