This Month's Top Articles
Home Insurance UK news (page 23):
|Freezing water 'makes home insurance claims soar'|
|6th February 2009|
|It has been estimated that up to £40 million worth of home insurance claims have been made over the past few days due to the icy weather in the UK.|
AA Insurance believes that many homeowners have been hit with bursting pipes and roof tanks as the chilly conditions caused water to freez...
|Home insurance 'may not cover damage caused by vermin'|
|5th February 2009|
|Homeowners are being advised to look after their property as damage caused by vermin may not be covered by their home insurance policies.|
The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has warned that houses which are unoccupied for significant periods of time are at risk of becoming infe...
|Car and home insurance 'can provide protection in the snow'|
|4th February 2009|
|Motorists are being advised to contact their home insurance or car insurance providers to check what cover their policy will provide them with during the current spate of bad weather.|
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) suggests that homeowners check whether snow damage is covered und...
|Price comparison sites urged to provide a "meaningful service"|
|3rd February 2009|
|One organisation has stated that it is the duty of price comparison websites to provide a quality service to consumers purchasing home insurance or travel insurance.|
The Association of British Insurers (ABI), claims that the sites need to provide a "meaningful service" which allow...
|Home insurance concerns for new flood-risk builds|
|28th January 2009|
|Property developers building in high flood-risk areas have been warned they may find it difficult to sell houses because it will be difficult for people to obtain home insurance.|
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has advised that building in such areas should have raised floors and ...
|Sainsbury's reveals 13,000 home insurance water damage claims|
|27th January 2009|
|There has been a rise in the number of home insurance claims following water damage to houses in recent weeks, it has been revealed.|
Sainsbury's Home Insurance has identified over 13,000 claims for water damage, the value of which is estimated to be around £27.56 million.
|More Than: Get home insurance as break-in figures rise|
|24th January 2009|
|People may want to ensure that they have adequate home insurance as the amount of domestic burglaries in the UK is on the increase, it has been claimed.|
According to More Than, there has been a rise of four per cent and therefore home insurance is vital, especially as finances are already s...
|Four out of five Brits don't insure 'vulnerable' bag contents|
|21st January 2009|
|Brits may want to ensure that their contents and home insurance covers their possessions when out and about following the release of new figures from More Than.|
The insurance provider conducted research which found that the average person carries £716.25 worth of goods around with them...
|Analyst: UK economy set to continue shrinking|
|20th January 2009|
|The UK economy is likely to continue shrinking until the third quarter of 2009, in the opinion of one economist.|
Responding to Baroness Vadera's statement that she could see "a few green shoots of recovery", the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) said that her words have been taken...
|Burst pipes 'highlight need for home insurance'|
|20th January 2009|
|The need for home insurance has been highlighted recently after it was revealed that Brits have lodged more than £15 million in claims following burst water pipes.|
The figures, released by the AA, come as a result of the recent icy weather which has frozen water in pipes, causing them ...