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Insurance may not be the most interesting topic in the world, but if the worst happens you’ll be glad you took the time to protect yourself. Learn how to get the best policy for you - whether you're looking for 'how tos', the latest industry news or insights on how to pick policies - here.

How to

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There are some persistent myths about private healthcare. We dispel some of the ...

How to avoid travel insurance claim disputes

Research shows nearly three quarters (73%) of holiday makers worry their policy...

How to reduce your life insurance premium

Life insurance premiums vary from policy holder to policy holder, and are calcul...

Tips for winter driving

Winter is nearly upon us, and while the prospect of cosy nights in front of the ...

Understanding

What are healthcare cash plans?

A healthcare cash plan is a type of insurance policy that enables you to reclaim...

Is your home flood ready?

If you live in an area prone to flooding, it is worth checking whether or not yo...

British breadwinners go without life cover

Only 45% of male breadwinners have life insurance, and just 38% of female main e...

10 million homes could be wrongly insured

Over two-thirds of homeowners don't know the rebuild cost of their properties, a...

£2.6m already paid out following Storm Desmond

Emergency payments from home insurers have been made to over 1,500 families affe...

Car insurance premiums spike upwards

The new Insurance Premium Tax rate, which was introduced by the government at th...

News

Millions of drivers unaware their licence expires at 70

Millions of older motorists could be driving illegally by failing to renew th...

Police solve just one in 10 burglary crimes

If you are the victim of a burglary, don't have high hopes of an arrest, as almo...

Insurers to launch scheme for flood-prone homes

In April, a group of UK insurers are set to launch a new scheme to provide affor...

The UK is the 'whiplash capital of the world'

The UK is the “whiplash capital of the world” and the rise in claims is bein...

Insurance claim success rates published for first time

The average pay-out for a motor claim is £2,160 and 99% of all insurance claims...

Insurance 'too confusing' for third of consumers

Two thirds of UK consumers find general insurance too confusing and a third don...

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