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Car and home insurance premiums tumble

The average Shoparound price for an annual comprehensive car insurance policy is slightly less than it was a year ago, while the average combined home buildings and contents policy quote has also fallen over the first quarter of 2018 according to the latest AA British Insurance Premium Index.

Co-op reports 57% increase in motor incidents

Co-op Insurance has reported a 57% increase in motor accidents and incidents on Wednesday 28 February, when compared with the previous week (21 Feb), due to the current weather conditions across the UK.

How to get the most from your car insurance claim

After being involved in a car accident, getting back on the road is a big priority for most people. If you’re feeling ready to get behind the wheel again or need your car back to get to work or school, getting your car repaired or replaced as quickly as possible is essential.

Nearly half put their Christmas shopping at risk in the car

With shoppers set to spend nearly £700 in total on Christmas this year - £100 more than last year - M&S Bank is encouraging motorists to check their car insurance before heading out Christmas shopping, ensuring the gifts they’ve purchased aren’t at risk from opportunistic thieves this festive season.

Insurance premium tax costing young drivers £165 a year

Young drivers are being disproportionately punished by the high level of insurance premium tax (IPT), making the cost of getting on road prohibitive to many 17 – 24-year olds, according to new research by comparethemarket.com.

Co-op Insurance trials UK’s first car insurance Chatbot

Co-op Insurance is trialling the UK’s first ever car insurance Chatbot.

Over 50s specialist SunLife launches car insurance

Over 50s specialist, SunLife, has launched a new car insurance service which will be available through their website, aggregators and telephone channels.

The cost of fame: entertainers and sportspeople pay highest car insurance premiums

New data from comparethemarket.com has revealed how the cost of a year’s car insurance could increase by nearly double, based solely on a chosen career path, with entertainers and sportspeople topping a new league table for the highest costs.

Motorists urged to drive safely abroad this summer as car insurer sees huge rise in claims

British motorists who drive their cars abroad are being urged take care, as Admiral reveals the number of overseas insurance claims it has dealt with has risen 160% in the last five years.

More than half of parents consider ‘fronting’ to reduce children’s car insurance premiums

New research from Gocompare.com Car Insurance has found that more than half (54%) of parents of young drivers have ‘fronted’, or would consider ‘fronting’, a car insurance policy for their children in order to get them lower car insurance premiums.

Co-op Young Driver Insurance has rewarded policyholders over £11.8m since it launched in 2011

Since it launched in 2011, Co-op Insurance has given back over £11.8m to its Young Driver policyholders for driving well over the average policy lifetime.

Insurance company says no? How to challenge a car insurance write off

The Financial Ombudsman regularly deals with complaints from people who believe that their insurer has not properly valued their car after it has been damaged to the extent that its insurer decides it is a ‘write-off’ and uneconomical to repair.

Car premiums jump £35 over three months

Quotes for car insurance jumped by 5.8% over the last quarter of 2016 according to the AA’s latest benchmark British Insurance Premium Index.

Drivers burn £1.5 billion a year paying monthly for car insurance

Drivers who pay for their car insurance monthly could save £73 a year, or £1.5bn collectively, by switching to a one-off annual payment, new insight by MoneySuperMarket reveals.

How to beat rising car insurance premiums

According to the latest data from the Association of British Insurers, the average comprehensive car insurance premium currently stands at £434 – a 10% increase on the same period last year.