Category Archives: Health Insurance

Over 50s life insurance is a rip off, claims Which?

Over 50s life insurance plans promoted by daytime TV celebrities are ‘incredibly bad value’ claims consumer champion Which. After researching a range of polices, the group accuses life insurance firms of luring customers with free gifts and trusted entertainers without … Continue reading

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Doctors and insurers squabble over fees for medical reports

Life insurance customers are likely to be trapped in the middle of a row over medical reports that could stop them taking out cover. Penny pinching insurance firms have pulled out of an agreement with doctors to pay a £97 … Continue reading

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Families would rather spend £10 on lotto than life cover

Barmy Brits would rather fritter away any extra cash they have on the lottery than take out insurance to safeguard the financial futures of their loved ones. Around 1.5 million households – about 6.5 per cent of all households in … Continue reading

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Customers need protection from insurers not more life cover

Just how insurance companies like to dress their products in marketing to persuade customers with new and exciting ways to part with their money was revealed in a keynote speech at an industry conference.

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Life insurers take the wait out of policy pay outs

Death claim pay outs for bereaved partners and families will be fast-tracked under new guidelines issued by the Association Of British Insurers. The claims process will cut the average time a financial provider takes to pay out on life insurance … Continue reading

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Shocked insurers told that insurance is too expensive

Shocked insurers have found out that most people believe life and critical illness cover is too expensive and cannot afford to take out policies. More than half the UK adult population (56%) has no life insurance – which adds up … Continue reading

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Personal injury complaints are becoming a personal insult

Car insurance firms are continually pointing out to motorists that the cost of cover is driven up by the number of personal injury claims. The latest figures collated from the insurers themselves by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) reckons car … Continue reading

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Critical illness update sells seriously ill claimants short

Thousands of policyholders paying out premiums to cover critical illness could be sold short by new industry guidelines. Critical illness cover has a poor reputation for pay outs due to poorly written terms and conditions that are blamed for letting … Continue reading

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Guide to finding the cheapest life insurance quotes

Paying for living today is tough for most families without the worry of where the money will come from in an emergency. Rising inflation, increasing energy and fuel prices and extra on VAT means many are struggling to make ends … Continue reading

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Life insurnace premiums are no longer a steal for criminals

Anyone who thinks crime pays needs to look at the latest financial tactics police are deploying against gangsters to make sure they pay more for insurance. Detectives are squeezing the finances of organised crime gangs by sending information about the … Continue reading

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