insurance

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.

Fight for your rights: Flat response from Currys to Prosecco problem

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 | Article

Simon Read helps a reader get her money back from Currys.

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.

One in 20 Brits has lost out because their home is underinsured

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Over the past three years, 6% of people have missed a typical payout of £1,000 from their home insurance provider because they haven’t bought the right level of insurance cover, new research reveals.

Insurance prices could fall following proposed changes to compensation calculations

Thursday, 07 September 2017 | News

Insurance prices could fall if proposed changes to the way personal injury claims are calculated get passed – however, this could mean victims get less compensation.

Clock starts ticking ahead of two-year PPI claims deadline

Thursday, 07 September 2017 | News

Consumers who were mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) now have two years to submit a claim against their provider.

Home insurance premiums skyrocket but tax hikes hit over 50s hardest

Friday, 25 August 2017 | News

Households are being hit with substantial home insurance premium increases following recent government tax hikes, with prices for the over-50s rising fastest.