PPI claims increase by 40% as deadline to make a claim looms


New figures reveal the number of new PPI claims went up 40% in the second half of 2017, due to a new TV advertising campaign alerting people to the 29 August 2019 deadline. New data shows that 1.5 million people in the UK complained about mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) in the second half of… Read more »

Diabetes and insurance – what you need to know


It’s not uncommon for people living with diabetes to have some difficulty when arranging insurance cover – whether it’s car insurance, travel insurance, life insurance or income protection insurance. Diabetes falls under the title of ‘pre-existing medical condition’, which often means an insurance company will view you as a higher risk. Subsequently premiums can be… Read more »

Pay as you go car finance – what you need to know


Pay as you go car finance is a new form of car finance designed for drivers who may struggle to get a finance deal with mainstream lenders. It is based on a Hire Purchase (HP) agreement which requires an initial deposit payment and then a series of monthly repayments. Like a normal HP car leasing… Read more »

The best van security locks and products


If you use your van for work purposes, it is likely that it is often full of expensive tools and equipment. If your van is broken into or stolen, it can not only be expensive to replace the items that are lost, you can also lose a lot of time dealing with police and your… Read more »

How many life insurance policies can you have?


Why you might need more than one life insurance policy There are lots of reasons why you might consider having more than one life insurance policy, including: Making sure your family are protected in the event of your death Covering a big loan e.g. a mortgage, so it can be paid in the event of… Read more »

Is my van insured? How to check if your van has the right insurance


It is the owner/driver of the van’s responsibility to make sure the correct level of cover is in place for what it is being used for. Van insurance differs slightly from car insurance as vans are typically used for different purposes – transporting goods or people, used for work etc. – so it’s important to… Read more »