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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

How to avoid an inheritance tax charge on life insurance payouts

Almost 8,000 pay-outs from life insurance policies fell into the inheritance tax...

Ex-burglars reveal the best places in your home to hide your valuables  

People heading off on holiday should hide their valuables in cereal boxes, packe...

Setting up a new business? How to protect yourself and your company

The insurance products you should consider if you're setting up your own busines...

Garden theft on the rise: how to outsmart the burglars

High tech alarms and fancy video doorbells may stop burglars breaking into your ...

Skiers buy insurance early to beat Brexit: top tips to get the best cover

Nearly one in three British skiers hitting the slopes this season bought insuran...

Half a million young drivers are uninsured: how to get cheaper cover

As many as half a million young people are breaking the law by driving without i...

Understanding

Mortgage and income protection: Which insurance is right for you?

Homeowners are urged to consider taking out insurance to cover their mortgage pa...

Family travel insurance: What you need to know

If you’re going on holiday with your nearest and dearest, then family travel i...

The black box alternative which offers up to 25% off car insurance

Motorists could save around £100 a year on their car insurance with a new cashb...

Short-term car insurance: Is it worth it for you?

Car insurance is no longer just bought on an annual basis and recently there has...

Storm Eunice: Your refund, cancellation and compensation rights

Storm Eunice is causing severe disruption across the country, leading to school ...

Insta snaps and home renovations: how Brits risk voiding their insurance

Research shows the common mistakes people make that could invalidate their home ...

News

Days left to spend holiday refund credit notes as protection runs out 30 Sept

Around £30m remains unspent on refund credit notes with holidaymakers urged to ...

Insurance premiums rise in spite of loyalty penalty ban

Research by Which? suggests existing car and home insurance customers are not be...

Expect delays as 15 million cars hit the roads this weekend

Holidaymakers heading away for a final break over the bank holiday have been tol...

Will cyclists need insurance?

A shake up of road rules could see cyclists facing speed limits, needing number ...

One in five break-ins during August and September: Tips to protect your home

A fifth (21%) of home break-in claims happen in August and September, according ...

How to protect your keys and car from relay theft

Relay theft is on the rise, but half of keyless car owners fail to protect their...

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