Posted on September 6, 2017 // Written by Steve

I recently bought a property I intend to let out to tenants – do I need buy to let insurance? Apart from any exceptions mentioned in the next FAQ, you have no legal obligation to have buy to let insurance – or landlord insurance, as it might be more commonly known. Its absence, however, is likel [Read More]

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Posted on August 17, 2017 // Written by Steve

Insurance companies will be confronted by the taoiseach and senior ministers today over their refusal to cover people in flood-prone areas. With floodwater receding across the country, the true cost of the destruction is only now becoming clear. [Read More]

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Posted on August 17, 2017 // Written by Steve

Reader hit by 1,300% insurance increase for a home that has never flooded ALASDAIR BAXTER’S holiday home has never been flooded. But, last month, his insurer suddenly decided it was at “extreme risk” and raised the annual premium from £301 to £4,380 — an increase of more than 1,300%. [Read More]

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Posted on August 17, 2017 // Written by Steve

Consumers are being left out of pocket because their insurance routinely falls short of expectations, according to a study carried out by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). The survey of 2,004 adults, by the body that oversees professional qualifications, uncovered a poor level of understandin [Read More]

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Posted on August 17, 2017 // Written by Steve

By pure chance six weeks ago I discovered that I have been paying for mobile phone insurance at £4.99 a month for 11 years. [Read More]

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