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Insurers set to offer payment holidays and premium reviews until October

Measures introduced to help insurance customers struggling during the pandemic are set to be extended until the end of October

24 July 2020

Medical insurer WPA to pay out SECOND rebate to customers

Customers of not-for-profit medical insurer WPA will be paid a second rebate worth about 40% of their monthly premiums, after receiving a similar payment back in April

25 June 2020

Payment holidays and premium reviews confirmed for insurance customers struggling due to coronavirus

The financial regulator has confirmed it will introduce measures to help insurance customers struggling during the coronavirus pandemic – meaning insurers will need to assess whether they can change what's covered to offer customers lower premiums. Insurers may also be expected to offer customers payment holidays of up to three months

14 May 2020

LV offers car insurance refunds of up to £50 – but only to those hit hardest by coronavirus

Insurer LV is giving its customers with car and motorbike policies the chance to claim a refund of between £20 and £50

1 May 2020

Payment holidays and premium refunds proposed for insurance customers struggling due to coronavirus

The FCA has proposed measures to help insurance customers, including payment holidays and premium adjustments.

1 May 2020

Admiral to give car and van insurance customers a £25 refund due to coronavirus lockdown

A £25 refund will be automatically given to all customers for each car and van covered with Admiral as of 20 April 2020, which makes for a total of 4.4 million refunds

21 April 2020

Admiral, Churchill and Direct Line stop selling new travel insurance policies due to coronavirus

Three more major travel insurers have stopped offering travel insurance policies to new customers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

13 March 2020

Leading wedding insurers stop selling new policies due to coronavirus

Several top wedding insurance brands have stopped offering new policies to customers in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak

12 March 2020

Revealed: The NEW best time to buy car insurance to get the cheapest deals

Getting car insurance quotes 20 to 26 days before the policy is due to start is likely to get the cheapest price from a comparison site, saving up to 40%, an MSE investigation reveals

10 December 2019

Green number plates to help electric car owners get incentives

The Government is set to launch a consultation on introducing green number plates for zero emission cars

22 October 2019

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