Insurance

Pothole 'epidemic' leads to spike in insurance claims

Friday, 11 May 2018 | News

Drivers and their insurers are paying out at least £1 million a month in repair bills for cars damaged by potholes, according to research by the AA.

Crackdown on pricey insurance renewals launched

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

Insurance customers renewing policies in future may benefit from cheaper prices as the industry has promised to tackle the excessive premium differences that most insurers offer longstanding customers while new customers...

Whiplash claims drive up car insurance premiums

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | News

Whiplash claims continue to push up car insurance premiums, according to new data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Owners of overweight pets face failed insurance claims

Monday, 23 April 2018 | News

Pet owners are having their insurance claims rejected because their animals are overweight.

Car insurance costs down but drivers don't see any savings

Monday, 16 April 2018 | News

Insurers are not passing on cost savings to drivers, comparison site Confused.com warns.

Superstitious behaviour cuts insurance claims

Friday, 13 April 2018 | News

More cautious behaviour caused by the superstition of Friday the 13thbeing an ‘unlucky’ day, means insurance claims have fallen on the date in recent years. 

Insurance renewal rules prompt consumers to switch to better deals

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | News

New rules forcing insurers to show customers the previous year’s premium on renewal forms is driving more consumers to compare prices and bag a better deal on their insurance. 

Holidaymakers miss out on valuable cancellation cover

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 | News

More than half (58%) of holidaymakers are leaving travel insurance as an afterthought and risk losing out on valuable cancellation cover should something go wrong. 

The RAC apologises over unclear insurance renewals

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 | News

Motoring giant the RAC has admitted that its breakdown policy renewals should have provided clearer information, following an investigation by the regulator.

PPI is the most complained about financial product

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 | News

New figures from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FoS) reveal that mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) was the most complained about product in the six months to 31 December 2017.