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Guest Comment: Don't lose out by being loyal to your insurer

Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), explains why the regulator is examining how insurance firms decide what prices they charge their customers

8 November 2018

Compare The Market home insurance deals 'could result in higher premiums'

The competition watchdog has provisionally found that clauses in many of ComparetheMarket’s contracts with home insurers break competition law and could lead to higher premiums

2 November 2018

Financial watchdog to probe home and car insurance pricing

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has set out the issues it will focus on as part of a market study into how insurance firms charge their customers for home and motor insurance

31 October 2018

Some travel insurers hiked premiums by 2000% for mental health problems

Research shows 45% of people with mental health problems never disclose their illness to their travel insurer

22 August 2018

Revealed: The best time to buy home insurance to save 20%+

Buying your home insurance about three weeks ahead of the start date is likely to get you the cheapest price

7 August 2018

Revealed: The best day to buy car insurance to slash costs by £100s/yr

Buying your car insurance three weeks ahead of the start day is likely to get you the cheapest price

31 July 2018

M&S Bank gave loyal insurance customers vouchers - and then said don't use them

M&S Bank has apologised after it sent customers vouchers - only to say they couldn't use them

13 July 2018

Millions with long-term illnesses struggle to access travel insurance

More than 15 million people with pre-existing medical conditions feel

25 June 2018

Millions of pet owners risk paying £1,000s in vet bills

Millions of pet owners are risking bills totalling tens of thousands of pounds as they've not insured their animal

29 May 2018

Tens of thousands of Aviva customers to be refunded up to £100

About 50,000 Aviva customers will be refunded up to £100 each after the insurer admitted they had been overcharged

24 May 2018

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