Insurance

Insurance premiums to rise as tax change takes effect

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

A controversial increase in insurance premium tax (IPT) takes effect today, with car, home, health and pet insurance costs all set to rise as a result.

A quarter auto-renew travel insurance – shop around to cut costs

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 | News

Almost a quarter of people simply auto-renew their existing travel insurance policy – even if the price has increased, according to a Moneywise survey of more than 10,000 readers.

Four in 10 travel policies exclude cruises: check your cover before setting sail

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | News

Cruise travellers could be in danger of having insufficient travel insurance for their trip, warns financial information business Defaqto.

Get ready for home insurance price hikes, the AA warns

Thursday, 04 May 2017 | News

Home insurance premiums are set to increase this year, despite the cost of the average quote falling slightly during the first quarter of 2017.

Car insurance premiums rocket - with more increases to come

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | News

The cost of a comprehensive car insurance premium has risen by 12.9% in the last year, with motorists set to face further increases this year.

Last minute holidaymakers miss out on cancellation cover

Friday, 28 April 2017 | News

More than half of holidaymakers purchase travel insurance in the week before their departure, even though this means missing out on the benefits of cancellation cover.

Funny money: The strangest home insurance claims

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 | News

A herd of cows caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a property and its garden when they escaped from a farm in Gwynedd, north Wales.

Pet insurance is a lifesaver – and not just for our dog

Monday, 10 April 2017 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

​According to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA) there were 57 million pets in the UK in 2016, with dogs and cats making up 41% of that figure.

Insurance hike rule change starts today

Monday, 20 March 2017 | News

Motorists will see their premiums rise by as much as £100 a year after changes to compensation payout rules take force today.

Motorists face 'crazy' £100 insurance hike

Monday, 27 February 2017 | News

Car insurance premiums could rise by as much as £100 a year as providers are forced to increase the amount they pay out on serious claims.