Insurance

More than half of Brits overestimate what EHIC will cover

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 | News

Holidaymakers vastly overestimate what their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will cover, according to research by GoCompare.

Stat of the month: £5,620 - the average uninsured medical bill

Friday, 20 July 2018 | News

Failing to taking out travel insurance can be an expensive mistake if you get sick or are injured abroad and are forced to foot the bill for medical treatment.

Superstitious Brits take more care on Friday 13th

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

It seems that we’re a superstitious nation as there are fewer insurance claims made on Friday 13th, according to analysis of claims data.

Wounded cats and dogs: UK pet owners claim £775m for vet treatment

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | News

It’s not just poorly pooches and cantankerous cats that dread a visit to the vets.

Mind the life insurance gap

Friday, 06 July 2018 | Article

Parents are being urged to consider life insurance after shocking new figures reveal that most families are unprotected should the worst happen

Japanese knotweed ruling could lead to more claims

Friday, 06 July 2018 | News

A landmark ruling by the Court of Appeal has found in favour of two homeowners who claimed that Japanese knotweed had damaged their properties.

Check your garden is covered as the heatwave rolls on

Friday, 29 June 2018 | News

Enthusiastic gardeners are being urged to check how much cover their home insurance provides for their garden, as the latest run of good weather looks set to continue.

New travel insurance service to signpost specialist providers

Monday, 25 June 2018 | News

A new service that redirects people with specialist travel insurance needs, such as cover for cancer and pre-existing medical conditions, to appropriate providers is to be set up.

Holidaymakers risk burglary over social media posts

Thursday, 14 June 2018 | News

Holidaymakers are being warned to limit their social media exposure while abroad this summer to prevent signalling that their homes are unoccupied.

Households sit on uninsured valuables worth £9,500

Saturday, 09 June 2018 | News

Two-fifths (38%) of Brits say they have valuables stored away at home, worth what they estimate to be an average of £9,541 – yet many of these items are uninsured and not kept securely under lock and key, according to recent...