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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.

Moneysupermarket launches exclusive home insurance deal with Co-op Insurance

MoneySuperMarket is launching an exclusive home insurance incentive with Co-op Insurance.

Pupils are prey as burglars pilfer student digs

Students across the UK are left vulnerable to theft as burglars target student accommodation for their loot, according to research from Direct Line Home Insurance.

Unprotected self-employed more at risk of financial crisis

Nearly two million self-employed people in the UK are unable to save any money each month leaving them vulnerable to financial shocks, according to new research by leading insurer, LV=.

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

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

A Complete Insurance Guide for The Prepared Traveller

A Complete Insurance Guide for The Prepared Traveller

“I’m only travelling for a few days, what is the worst that can happen?” “I haven’t fallen ill in the past few years, I don’t see what will change in the next few weeks.”

Protecting what's important: How to get the protection you need, without breaking the bank!

Home insurance is a necessity, and if you get the right deal you can keep your monthly payments low while still having excellent cover on all your possessions.

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 problem of obesity: cats and dogs

Our pets are our world. Just like we reward our children with treats and toys, it’s very easy for us to show our affection by slipping an extra scoop of food into our dogs and cats bowl or giving them a few more treats.

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.

Over 50s on staycation risk being left out of pocket

Research by Saga Travel Insurance has revealed that 350,000 over 50s have travelled without insurance in the last 5 years.

Failure to take cover at festivals could leave you out of pocket

With this year’s festival season now upon us, Halifax Insurance is offering some tips to festival goers who may be risking hundreds of pounds worth of gadgets and valuables if they don’t have the right cover.

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.

Majority of consumers underestimate the percentage of protection claims paid

Every year protection providers publish claims data to explain the number of claims they have paid out to customers.