Great News: Cheaper Petrol at the Pumps

January 26th, 2015

seamless-pattern-with-gas-stations-signs-913-1464Falling oil prices may have been in headlines for months, but the benefits have taken a long time to trickle down to the price of petrol at the pumps. However, recent weeks have seen fuel prices plummet and it’s a trend that’s set to continue. Read the rest of this entry »

Chauffeur Insurance FAQ

January 23rd, 2015

chauffeur RRWith long hours spent behind the wheel of expensive cars it’s hardly surprising that chauffeurs have a tough time finding sensibly priced insurance. The good news is that is possible to get comprehensive cover which won’t break the bank; you’ve just got to know where to look. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Insurance: In it for the Long Haul

January 19th, 2015

long haul travelA recent survey by a leading insurance provider has revealed the countries where travellers are most likely to make an insurance claim; but what’s worrying is that one in three holidaymakers don’t have travel insurance. The figures make for interesting reading and show just how easy it is to overlook holiday essentials when you’re busy planning a long haul break. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Driving Safely in the Driving Rain

January 16th, 2015

driving rainAs a nation we are often accused of being obsessed with the weather; and with climatic conditions changing every five minutes it’s easy to see why. You can go for a spin on a crisp winter morning and it will be bucketing it down by the time you get to the end of the road. Predicting the weather is notoriously difficult but you can guarantee that there will be plenty of rain in the coming months. Wet weather makes driving much more hazardous and the following points are designed to make sure you arrive safely: Read the rest of this entry »

If you are booking a holiday don’t forget your travel insurance

January 14th, 2015

cancel travelWith long dark nights and sub zero temperatures it’s hardly surprising that January is the busiest month for booking summer holidays, and if you are planning a break it’s the right time to take out travel insurance. Read the rest of this entry »

Flood Re Agreement Guarantees Cover for Homes at Risk of Flooding

January 9th, 2015

flood sandbagsGreat news for homeowners living in flood risk areas: the government and the insurance industry have finally come to an agreement over the best way to provide affordable insurance for properties at risk of flooding. A tentative agreement named ‘Flood Re’ was first put on the table in June 2013 and after eighteen months of hard work it’s now ready for implementation. Read the rest of this entry »

Insurance News Round-up: Car Insurance Special

January 7th, 2015

Keys Show Car Security And SafetyEvery month we keep a close eye on the headlines to provide our readers with insight and comment on the month’s most interesting insurance stories. Last month car insurance was big news so we decided on a car insurance special: Read the rest of this entry »

One in Five Can’t Park Their Own Car

December 30th, 2014

parking signAs a nation of motorists it’s surprising to find that we have a blind spot when it comes to parking. However, a report by a leading insurance provider has thrown light on the fact that Britons are lousy parkers, and things go from bad to worse if someone is watching. Read the rest of this entry »

Festive Season Provides Rich Pickings for Burglars

December 22nd, 2014

House Icons Show Real EstateWhile most of us are celebrating the season of goodwill and preparing to take a well-earned break; the country’s burglars are working overtime. According to figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) December is the busiest month for burglars and last year insurers paid out nearly £1million on stolen goods every single day. Read the rest of this entry »

Getting Car and Van Insurance with a Criminal Record

December 17th, 2014

eg_travicon_38If you are one of the nine million people in the country with a criminal conviction you’ll know just how hard it can be finding affordable car insurance. A quick search online tells you that the majority of providers aren’t interested and those that are charge sky high premiums for the privilege. Read the rest of this entry »