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A fifth of people withhold information on home insurance applications

Almost one in five (18%) UK householders has embellished the truth or withheld information when applying for home insurance, according to research by Gocompare.com home insurance.

Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance offers 35% discount on Annual multi-trip cover

Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance announces that from 30th September 2014 until 29th December 2014 Nectar card holders who apply online and quote the code ‘T1737’ will be entitled to a 35% discount on Annual multi-trip cover.

Britain’s compensation culture putting off genuine claimants

New research reveals a third (32%) of Brits put off claiming for an injury that wasn’t their fault because they don’t want to contribute to the ‘compensation culture’ in the UK today.

CMA finalises changes for car insurance

The CMA has published measures it expects to increase competition in the car insurance market and reduce the cost of premiums for drivers.

Students urged to study their options for possessions cover

Students heading off to university have been warned to do their homework and make sure their possessions are properly covered before they go.

20 million Brits have been parted with a valuable possession in last five years

It seems that the loss or theft of personal property is not uncommon, with 20 million (40 per cent) Brits admitting to being parted with a valuable possession in the last five years, according to research by Direct Line home insurance.

Students covered for contents

With students preparing for university, many will be thinking about the prized possessions they’ll be taking with them.

Pet owners get a helping hand finding missing cats and dogs

With more than 70,000 missing pets in the UK, new research from Gocompare.com Pet Insurance has found that pet owners could get a big helping hand from their insurer when it comes to finding their cats and dogs.

Quarter of people would skip travel insurance for a six-month trip around the world

As news of volcanic ash once more threatens to ground flights and disrupt holidays, a new poll shows how Britons are knowingly chancing their arm by going away without travel insurance.

Clumsy neighbours cost the nation £5 billion

More than a quarter (26 per cent) of Brits have had their homes damaged by neighbours, running up a collective repair bill of over £5 billion, reveals new research from Direct Line Home Insurance.

64% of people who took on a bigger mortgage did not review their life insurance

Sixty-four per cent of people who have moved up the property ladder in the past five years, and have a bigger mortgage as a result, did not review their life insurance, according to research from Sainsbury’s Bank Life Insurance.

Trust surgeons behind the knife, not behind the wheel

MoneySuperMarket analysis of over 11 million car insurance quotes reveals the top ten professions in the UK that make both the fewest, and most, ‘at fault’ claims on their car insurance policies.

Only a quarter of families with children under 16 have any financial protection

Only a quarter (24%) of adults in the UK with children under 16 have any form of financial protection, a significant drop from 31% in 2013, according to the latest research from the Scottish Widows Protection Report.

Growth in motorists managing their insurance policies online

Junction, BGL Group’s insurance partnerships business, is reporting a significant trend in people taking control of their insurance. One year on since rolling-out Online Self-Service for customers across its partner brands, Junction has seen a huge surge in usage.

Confused.com revolutionises buying life insurance with Quote+ technology

This is an industry first, with Quote+ technology providing a new and intelligent way of comparing life insurance.