This Month's Top Articles
|Millions of drivers park somewhere they shouldn't|
|18th August 2016|
|Millions of motorists are happy to park in a prohibited spot, such as a disabled bay or on double yellow lines.|
This is the finding of a study by Churchill Car Insurance, which found that 31 per cent of drivers have left their car in a place where they are not eligible to park over the last...
|Online shoppers 'losing £250 million worth of orders'|
|17th August 2016|
|Millions of pounds worth of items purchased online have gone missing in the last 12 months, a new survey has revealed.|
According to Direct Line Home Insurance, about 3.6 million people in the UK have seen packages they ordered on the internet go missing over the last year.
|Parents urged to shop around for travel insurance|
|16th August 2016|
|Parents have been encouraged to research the market for the best travel insurance before taking their young children abroad.|
According to Sainsbury's Bank Travel Money, the average age for a first trip abroad is now four.
Figures also revealed that one in three children have le...
|Nearly 7m drivers 'wouldn't buy car insurance if they had the choice'|
|15th August 2016|
|Millions of motorists would not purchase car insurance if it was up to them, a new poll has found.|
According to research by the Co-op, 6.8 million drivers only buy cover for their vehicle because it is a legal requirement.
Figures also showed that 43 per cent of the UK's driver...
|Charlie is the unluckiest name for a dog|
|12th August 2016|
|Dog owners should be wary if they name their four-legged friend Charlie, new research suggests.|
According to the Co-op Insurance, dogs called Charlie are the most likely to be the subject of pet insurance claims.
Canines named Charlie were found to be highly susceptible to digestiv...
|Millions of homeowners 'not getting property surveyed' |
|11th August 2016|
|Millions of homeowners could be hit with hefty bills because they are not having surveys of their property carried out, experts have warned.|
According to Churchill Home Insurance, 13 million homeowners have had to have unexpected building work done since they moved in.
More than ha...
|Households urged to watch for opportunistic burglars this summer|
|10th August 2016|
|Homeowners have been warned not to make it easy for opportunistic burglars to target their property this summer.|
According to Lloyds Bank Insurance, the number of unforced burglaries was 14 per cent higher in summer 2015 than it was in the winter months.
The firm believes this is b...
|Motorists 'confused' by car insurance policies|
|5th August 2016|
|Many motorists are confused by various aspects of car insurance policies, a study has found.|
According to Swinton Insurance, 1 in 3 drivers mistakenly think they are fully covered to drive another person's car if they have comprehensive car insurance in place.
Figures also show...
|1 in 10 people 'have been burgled while on holiday'|
|4th August 2016|
|Holidaymakers have been urged to take security precautions before travelling abroad to reduce their chances of being burgled.|
According to research by M&S Bank, one in ten people have had their current home broken into while they were on their summer holiday.
In more than half ...
|Britons 'not buying travel insurance for staycations'|
|3rd August 2016|
|Millions of Britons who are holidaying at home this year are not taking out travel insurance, according to a new study.|
Research by Direct Line Travel Insurance found that 14.3 million people from the UK have gone on a so-called staycation without purchasing cover.
More than half o...