This Month's Top Articles
Archived 2011-07 news:
|Car Insurance UK: Value of fraudulent car insurance claims reaches £466m|
|30th July 2011|
|The value of fraudulent car insurance claims in the UK now stands at £466 million, new figures have revealed.|
According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), insurance fraud is becoming a growing problem across the country.
Indeed, statistics from the group showed tha...
|Travel Insurance UK: Brits show a desire to get away from it all |
|29th July 2011|
|More than half (54 per cent) of Brits will be heading overseas this year as they seek to take a break from their everyday lives, a survey from Lloyds TSB has discovered.|
The study found that the majority of people like to book their breaks well in advance, giving them plenty of time to take...
|Car Insurance UK: Signals must be safe and clear |
|29th July 2011|
|Motorists need to make sure any signals they make are done in good time and when is necessary, head of training at IAM Drive & Survive Simon Elstow has noted.|
He stressed that failing to give signals can be dangerous, potentially leading drivers to make a claim on their car insurance.
|Home Insurance UK: Brits opt to invest in their gardens |
|28th July 2011|
|People are starting to spend more on their gardens, which gives rise to the need for a decent home insurance policy, Santander has revealed.|
Last year, it is estimated that £5.2 billion was spent on improving outdoor spaces, with 12 million people opting to grow their own vegetables.<...
|Savings Accounts: Money 'remains a taboo topic' among Brits |
|27th July 2011|
|Many people are reluctant to talk about money and how much they may have stashed away in their savings accounts, a Scottish Widows survey has found.|
Finance was found to be the biggest no-go subject among respondents, as 43...
|Travel Insurance UK: Travel insurance 'still necessary' for staycations |
|26th July 2011|
|Anyone embarking on holidays in the UK still needs to take out travel insurance for peace of mind, one expert has noted.|
Stuart Bensusan, co-founder and head of sales for Essential Travel, highlighted that travel insurance covers more than just medical expenses, which is often what people d...
|Utilities: SSE price rise puts further strain on households |
|23rd July 2011|
|Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has decided to raise the price of its utility bills, which will put further strain on household finances.|
Consumer Focus explained that the 18 per cent rise for gas and 11 per cent for electricity will mean that more people are at risk of living in fuel po...