- EU delays new regulation for Life Insurers
The EU is to delay insurance capital rules for life companies. The value of the affect comapnies rose after the markets realised that the insurance companies would be able to hold less capital and there...Read More
- Correct Travel Insurance?
Research that was recently conducted by a notable insurance provider has determined that one out of ten vacation travelers will have the correct insurance. That leaves a whopping nine o...Read More
- Car Insurance Rates Rise a Record 40%
Motorists are finding it more difficult to maintain vehicles with the rising cost of fuel and insurance premiums. This article discusses the statistics and ways of reducing your insurance...Read More
- Caravan Enthusiasts and Cheap Insurance
If you intend on using a caravan on holiday there are things that you need to consider when purchasing caravan cover. This article will give ideas and points to remember when getting an i...Read More
- Current Trends in Motorcycle Insurance
Owning a motorcycle has become trendy in recent years. Those who are fashion-conscious like to be seen on the smaller scooter/moped type of cycle but despite the increase in popularity a lot ...Read More
- Car Insurance Designed for Women
A new idea arising in the insurance industry is the development of car insurance policies designed specifically for women drivers. Previously niche car insurance was specific to classic or sp...Read More
- Is Your Pet Covered by Insurance?
If you have ever had a sick pet and had to make the decision between the money or euthanizing the animal, you can understand the heartache and pain that so many others have had to experience...Read More
- 8,000 + 1,394 + 600 = some incentive to quit smoking
We all know the detrimental effect that smoking can have on our health and that of people around us, we are also aware that smoking can put enormous strain on our wallets with the price of cigar...Read More
- 66 of your car insurance premium goes straight to whiplash victims
Insurance companies want the government to crack down on solicitors who are one of the driving forces behind a 2 billion industry claiming compensation for whiplash injuries following motor acci...Read More
- 42,000 Chicken Compensation and 8million for non-seat belt wearing crash victim
The opinion that the UK has gone compensation mad has been borne out by the fact that a Staffordshire farmer was paid £42,000 after his chickens were frightened by the Red Arrows display ...Read More
- 150+ of your insurance premium should never have been paid
The AA estimates that for every 100 received, insurers are paying out 105 in claims, which represents a five percent shortfall. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) puts the total motor ins...Read More
- Zurich, Direct Line & Churchill Tops - Norwich Union Flops
Zurich has topped a new customer satisfaction survey of home and car insurers, while Norwich Union - ironically the UK's biggest financial provider - has come last. The UK National Customer ...Read More
- Zurich Insurance
Whenever we think of "retirement", we think of relaxing at home in the garden in the afternoon, taking a casual holiday to Spain with the spouse, or spending time doting on grandchildren. Money? Well, h...Read More
- Zurich Insurance
The recent Glastonbury Festival was deemed by most people to be a great success, with bands ranging from the soulful notes of Amy Winehouse to the stolid working-class folk artist Billy Bragg. The festi...Read More
- Zurich Insurance
It's impossible to review any of the country's major (or even minor) media sources today without repeatedly coming across the term "credit crunch." MSN.UK, BBC, Guardian, Telegraph and others not only r...Read More
- Zurich Insurance
Zurich is the latest company to announce job losses in the UK as fierce competition between rapidly-consolidating insurance giants puts pressure on all of them to reduce costs. Some 870 positions will b...Read More
- Zurich Home Insurance
Home insurer Zurich has set up a website designed to help flood victims. And that's good news for the two-thirds of Britons who admit they're woefully under prepared for future floods. The micro-site - ...Read More
- Zurich Home Insurance
Zurich Insurance's Private Clients division, which caters to the insurance needs of wealthier individuals, has published a survey which shows that owners store an average of 15,200 worth of contents in ...Read More
- Zurich Home Insurance
Yesterday saw the final steps in Tony Blair's newest post-priministerial position to becoming the climate change advisor for Zurich insurance. He adds this to his portfolio of simply immense salary prov...Read More
- Zurich Car Insurance
Are birds costing you to pay more on your car? Quite possibly. In a recent press release Zurich stated that bird droppings cost Britons a staggering 57 million per year in car-related expenses. The figu...Read More
- Zurich Car Insurance
Alarming statistics come together with GoCompare.com stating that 60% of people they polled would consider fronting an insurance policy for their child. Couple that with Zurich Insurance's estimation th...Read More
- Your car is self-braking and has night-vision ... but no insurance discount?
The Mercedes S Class boasts safety aspects such as the Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) that serve to stabilise the vehicle when it is at risk of skidding and the Brake Assist Systems (BAS) that are...Read More
- Your Call is important to us ... you are number 34 in the queue ...
You might think that with the all the problems in the world of commerce at the moment, businesses would be falling over themselves in a bid to answer your call and please you so you don't leave them. It...Read More
- Young Men Speeding Straight into High Premiums
Just in case you were ever in any doubt, new research says young drivers - particularly male ones - are into fast, powerful cars. Even more worryingly, the trend shows no sign of slowing down, in spite ...Read More
- Young Drivers
'Four car-mad teens killed in fatal crash' screams the headline. Sadly, it's not an isolated case. According to a new report by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) teenage drivers triple their ris...Read More
- You used an insurance comparison site last year, why not this year?
Despite many years of internet use and the proliferation of comparison sites, it seems the message is not getting through to a huge section of society. Five million UK motorists claim they do not compar...Read More
- You take the high road and I'll take the low road and I'll sell insurance before you
Aviva has been warning commercial premises owners to be aware that pipes leaking and bursting is more common following the Christmas break than at any other time in the year. In fact, claims for water ...Read More
- You don't need any tricks, National Lottery handing it to you on a silver platter
In an O.J. Simpson-style "if I did it" moment, Derren Brown finally shrugged off what was turning out to be a complete reversal on his usual format. Packing his previous programs with information on how...Read More
- You can't tax the rich if they don't live here anymore
Insurance companies in the UK are facing increasing pressure to move their business bases overseas to avoid the heavy rate of Corporation tax levied in this country. With the credit crunch influencing t...Read More
- Yes Insurance Van Insurance
A popular movement is spreading further and further into every aspect of our lives - carbon offsetting. You've heard the term and the consensus is that it is a helpful thing, environmentally speaking. C...Read More
- Yes Insurance Home Insurance
This week saw Yes Insurance highlighting a crossover point that both people with home insurance and car insurance should be aware of. According to their data, there has been a large increase in the numb...Read More
- Yes Insurance Car Insurance
1968 saw the launch of a three year experiment where the clocks were no longer put back an hour when winter came in. The trial was to see the effect of keeping the summer time during winter on vehicle a...Read More
- Woolworths, JJB, DSGI (PC World/Currys) - all deemed "too risky"
Trade credit in Britain is worth billions of pounds, reaching well into the trillions globally. During boom times, credit insurers earn easy profits, since few firms default on their payments. But now d...Read More
- Women's deaths now equal to men's, let's work on their lives now
Women in the UK may sometimes grumble about pay disparity or lack of proper part time family friendly work, but compared to women living in countries like Iran, UK women can feel secure in the knowledge...Read More
- Women called Joy, Diana or Tracy should never marry a man called Sean
It seems insurers are queuing up to tell us what constitutes 'the safer bet': from what colour car to drive, what to name your children to where to go on holiday. Aviva Travel Insurance, for instanc...Read More
- With-Profits? Probably not ...
The Financial Services Association have suggested to the insurance industry that they should take the moral highground and offer refunds to customers who had Payment Protection Insurance mis-sold to the...Read More
- Winter Causing Excess Claims, Insurers Spend their time asking about Marital Problems
The Association of British Insurers has issued guidelines for motorists during the bad weather this winter. This follows the revelation that 27 cars had been stolen in Lancashire in just two hours, afte...Read More
- Will Facebook always be there? The number of lawsuits suggest ... "no"
The legal battles which Facebook has been involved in during the last 2 or 3 years are beyond trying to count. A simple Google search comes up with so many cases involving the company, that it has to be...Read More
- Wife Swapping to save on Car Insurance? That's what you get for drink driving
Direct Line has found that drivers are increasingly swapping their penalty points with partners to avoid losing their licenses. They say that as many as 2% of drivers have asked their partner to take th...Read More
- Why are some honest policyholders happy to pay for others mistakes?
What do you think will happen to a country where insurance premiums can be OVER 2000, but fines for being uninsured are UNDER 200? According to the Motor Insurer's Bureau, uninsured drivers kill arou...Read More
- Why are Doctors above the law?
Unfortunately, there have been several cases over the past year which have proved that doctors can be guilty of making errors of such magnitude that they have resulted in fatalities. It would be reasona...Read More
- Who is at fault? Farms or parents?
People have dogs, cats, hamsters and even budgies. They've never made you or your children ill so the assumption seems to be that a trip to the local petting farm comes with the same lack of risk. Even ...Read More
- Who exactly is responsible for luggage being "lost"?
Going on holiday is supposed to be an exciting and fun thing to do, but if it isn't long queues, delayed flights and uncomfortable aeroplane seats which ruins it for you - then it is the lost luggage wh...Read More
- While celebrities insure their legs, we should be insuring our whole bodies
It is not unusual to read about celebrities taking out insurance on parts of their bodies. High-profile cases include the $8 million insurance policy on wine expert Ilya Gort's nose, and the $10 millio...Read More
- Which? Health Insurance
Health insurance may be the most important type of insurance a person can get. In a worst case, it is possible to replace a car, home, or piece of furniture. You're stuck with the body you have, though:...Read More
- It seems that every other person is receiving compensation for accidents..
If you read The Telegraph or The Daily Mirror you'd be forgiven for thinking it was inevitable that insurance premiums will rise across the board by up to 20% during 2009. But is it? All the adverts we'...Read More
- Where there's a Child to blame, there's a Claim
It seems that every other person is receiving compensation for accidents, injury or even "psychological damage". While there are certainly cases where payment is justified, a recent case has brought to ...Read More
- Where can you get Third Party, Fire and Theft (TPFT) insurance these days?
Third Party, Fire and Theft (TPFT) used to be fairly common - especially in my early days when everyone drove old bangers and new cars were for those with disposable income only! Now, as budgets tig...Read More
- What's being stolen where?
Police and insurance companies have released statistics revealing the UK's crime hotspots. The worst crime hotspot is London, which tops the list for damage and theft to cars, motorcycles and cycles ...Read More
- What was the point in insurance comparison websites again?
We are bombarded by advertisements in all areas of the media, for comparison sites. We are encouraged to use them for everything from finding the cheapest DVD player to picking up the best insurance dea...Read More