INSURERS that trawl sites such as Facebook and Twitter to “snoop” on customers could face a crackdown by the City watchdog.
A PET is for life — not just for Christmas. The slogan was coined almost 40 years ago by the founder of Dogs Trust, a British charity, to discourage parents from buying pets for their children over the festive season. Those who refuse to heed this advice run the risk, not just of their offspring losing interest in the new arrival, but of the growing expense of insuring the pet.
We all need house insurance, so here are 12 easy steps to help you pay less
1. Insurance premium tax is rising from March 1. At present you pay a 6 per cent tax on home insurance premiums, but this will rise to 9.5 per cent. If your insurance expires in March, it may be worth renewing early.
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.
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%.