Insurance

Cost of home insurance soars 8.5% in one year

Thursday, 23 November 2017 | News

Home insurance premiums have risen by 8.5% over the past year – nearly three times the 3% rate of inflation.

Insurance premium tax costs every UK household £179 a year

Monday, 30 October 2017 | News

Every household in the UK now pays the equivalent of £179 of insurance premium tax every year thanks to the government’s recent hikes to the tax which is factored into insurance bills.

Drivers could save thousands opting for comprehensive cover over third party insurance

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

Drivers may be causing themselves unnecessary expense by not checking all the motor insurance policies available to them.

Your Shout: Moneywise readers have their say in September 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of September 2017.

Deal of the week: Two months free health insurance with Bupa

Friday, 06 October 2017 | News

Take out a health insurance policy with Bupa and receive the equivalent of two months of your policy for free.

Brace yourself for storm damage: Check your home insurance now

Friday, 29 September 2017 | News

Brits are bracing themselves for possible storm damage this weekend, with gale force winds and torrential rain expected should hurricanes Maria and Lee reach our shores.

Price comparison site comes under fire for overcharging

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 | News

Price comparison websites have come under fire after a report by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the sector, with Compare the Market now understood to be under investigation for overcharging.

Men still pay more for car insurance despite gender discrimination rules

Monday, 25 September 2017 | News

Men typically pay £170 more a year for their car insurance policies than women, despite insurers being banned from discriminating based on gender.

Over half of drivers could be losing out by auto-renewing

Monday, 11 September 2017 | News

More than one in 10 (15%) drivers allow their motor insurance policy to automatically roll-over for another year without checking whether the price they were offered was competitive.

Deal of the week: Free £80 security camera if you get Co-op insurance

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Take out a motor insurance policy with Co-operative Insurance to receive a free dashboard camera or a home insurance policy to get a free home security camera worth up to £79.99.