Insurance

Motorists hit by 13% car insurance price hike

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | News

Car insurance prices have rocketed over the last year, with average costs rising by 13%, according to new analysis.

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.

Tesco Bank launches free life insurance for expectant parents

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 | News

Tesco Bank has launched free life insurance for new and expectant, but how good is it?

Will your home insurance pay out? One in five claims go unpaid

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 | News

At least 350,000 people had a home insurance claim rejected between 2013 and 2014, according to new data released by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) for the first time.

Interest free loans for pet owners launched, but is there a catch?

Thursday, 24 December 2015 | News

Pet owners can now get interest-free loans to pay for emergency medical treatment. Moneywise analyses how it works, and if it’s worth it. 

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).

Are you protected from festive thieves?

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 | News

With a quarter of Brits spending more than £700 on festive celebrations, Swinton Insurance is calling on all households to check that that the gifts under their tree are protected from burglaries.

How I was nearly left without car insurance

Thursday, 29 October 2015 | Blog | By Mark King

In late-July 2015, my wife and I renewed our car insurance policy with General Accident (GA), mainly because the firm’s quote was extremely competitive and the company is part of Aviva, an insurance giant with a good...

Why a roof rack could invalidate your car insurance this half-term

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 | News

Millions of drivers are being warned that even the slightest modification to their vehicles could invalidate their insurance if they have not declared it.

Should you insure your boiler?

Friday, 09 October 2015 | Article

While temperatures in the UK remained in the low- to mid-20s for much of August and September, it’s easy to forget how cold it can get in winter and to think that boiler insurance is a waste of money.