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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

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 ...

Will your insurer pay out if you put the wrong fuel in your car?

Misfuelling can ruin your engine completely and cost thousands of pounds to fix.

News

Top car insurance haggling tips for the short- and long-term

If your car insurance is coming up for renewal, there are ways to beat potential...

Car hire in the UK more expensive than in Europe

With the May half-term just around the corner, many families will be looking to ...

Building material costs soar: Check your home insurance policy now

The cost of building materials has surged over recent months. For homeowners, it...

Renters dismiss contents insurance to cut costs

Nearly half of renters in the UK do not have contents insurance, and of those, t...

Airport delays and missed flights: Can you get compensation?

Passengers at some of the UK’s biggest airports are reporting big delays and q...

E-scooters could be legalised

The transport secretary has said he will crack down on illegal scooters as he hi...

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