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Claws versus clause: things to consider when protecting your pet

A poorly pet can be a pricey pet and without insurance owners could end up with a hefty vet’s bill.

University Challenge - students need insurance cover

Your starter for ten – what is the average value of possessions that students take with them to university? Answer - £3,500.

Motorists see car insurance costs driven through the roof

Car insurance premiums rose by an average of 14 per cent during the second quarter of 2016, compared to the same period a year ago, according to new analysis from MoneySuperMarket.

Burglars seek window of opportunity as temperatures rise

As the great British summer finally arrives, Lloyds Bank Insurance is warning homeowners to be aware of opportunistic burglary through open windows and unlocked doors.

Car insurance myths put motorists at risk

Millions of motorists could be putting themselves at risk of being under insured and unable to claim following an accident or theft, according to new research by high street insurance broker Swinton.

Car premiums start rising again

Car insurance premiums have started to rise again with a small increase in the average quoted premium for an annual comprehensive car insurance policy over the second quarter, according to the AA’s latest benchmark British Insurance Premium Index.

1 in 5 UK holidaymakers have needed medical treatment abroad

Over 1 in 5 (22%) UK holidaymakers have needed to seek medical treatment whilst abroad, new research from Gocompare.com travel insurance has found.

1.3 million Brits dream of starting their own business in the next year

Over 1.3 million Brits dream of starting their own business in the next twelve months, according to analysis from Direct Line for Business. Interestingly, the type of businesses we’d like to start shows more people are choosing to follow their hearts and launch bakeries, cafés and craft shops.

Are Britain's uninsured mums putting household finances at risk?

A third (33%) of women with dependent children admit they could only pay three months of household bills if they or their partner lost their income due to unforeseen circumstances, and 10% think they wouldn’t be able to pay them at all.

Don't run the risk of underinsuring your crown jewels

The latest research from Churchill home insurance has found that nearly one in five (17 per cent) believe they own jewellery that could be considered vintage or antique.

1.8 million travelling Brits put insurance at risk by not declaring medical conditions

One in 10 (12 per cent) Brits with a pre-existing medical condition are running the risk of invalidating their travel insurance policy by not declaring it, according to new insight from MoneySuperMarket.

East London tops UK's uninsured driving hotspots

New analysis from Churchill Car Insurance reveals the East of London comes top in the list of the UK’s uninsured vehicle hotspots.

New generation of travellers demand digital insurance services

International travel insurance provider, Allianz Global Assistance UK, is changing traditional insurance practices to ensure a simple ‘right first time’ claim submission and speedy payment.

Motorists feeling the heat as insurance costs set to rise this summer

Motorists will be feeling the heat as competition amongst motor insurance providers looks set to buck the seasonal trend by decreasing premium prices rather than rising this summer, according to the latest findings from comparethemarket.com’s motor insurance index, Premium Drivers.

Half of homeowners lack basic security common sense

Research from The Co-op Insurance has revealed that more than 13 million households in the UK – nearly half (48%) - are committing the most basic security faux pas, which could put their property and belongings at risk.