Insurance

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...

Car rental insurance warning for holidaymakers

Thursday, 07 June 2018 | News

Holidaymakers renting cars this summer are being warned to avoid extortionate add-on insurance policies.

Pet insurance claims at record levels – but millions have no cover

Thursday, 31 May 2018 | News

The number of pet owners claiming on their insurance has surpassed one million for the first time ever.

Crash for cash and fake whiplash claims drive increase in fraudulent insurance claims

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 | News

Fraudulent insurance claims cost Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, £90 million last year; equivalent to £246,000 every day. The number of fraudulent claims it received also grew by 6.3% over the previous 12 months.

Aviva to refund 50,000 customers

Thursday, 24 May 2018 | News

Some 50,000 Aviva life insurance customers are due for a refund after the insurer spotted payment irregularities.