Most of us have numerous insurance policies. But how many of us trust insurers to work in our best interests? Last night BBC Watchdog put the spotlight on insurers…
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We have just carried out our biggest-ever insurance claims satisfaction survey and we’ve used your feedback to rate the major insurance companies. Do our results match your experiences?
More than a million crash-damaged cars could be driving unrepaired on UK roads, according to new research. High insurance premiums could be one of the causes. Is your car one of them?
‘I hate it and feel powerless.’ Which? Conversation commenter Matt Petre summed up many of your feelings on nuisance calls. We’re calling on regulators to work together to police and punish those responsible.
Direct Line Car Insurance has claimed UK motorists waste nearly £50m of fuel each winter by leaving their cars to idle and warm up while they defrost the windows. But it’s a hazard, too.
Our latest research suggests that some people aren’t reaping the expected benefits of the gender directive, while others have seen insurance premiums rocket – in some cases, by more than 50%.
You may have heard that an EU ruling means insurers will no longer be able to use a person’s gender as a rating factor to set the price you pay for your insurance. This move has been controversial – but is it fair?
I’ve never broken down in a hire car, and hope I never will. But if I did – I’d expect any costs incurred as a result to be picked up automatically by the car hire company. But is that really the case?
When it comes to buying insurance, shopping around is the best way to make sure you don’t pay an arm and a leg. But what’s the best way to buy? Through a comparison site, a broker, or by going direct to the provider?
I’ve been investigating how clear insurance policy documents really are. It may sound dull, but those 60 pages of small print could hold a clause that invalidates your claim. Have you ever been tripped up by small print?
How long should new drivers spend behind the wheel before taking their driving test? The Association of British Insurers thinks it should be a minimum of 12 months.
We’ve found that older drivers are facing much higher car insurance quotes. That must be because they’re riskier than younger motorists and make more expensive claims… right?
When I moved house recently, my bank account and credit card provider changed my details without a charge or fuss. So why won’t car and home insurance companies do the same?
Is anything more irritating than price comparison site adverts? Yes, the sites themselves. Comparison sites have made it easier to shop around, but are they always working in your best interests?