Finance News

AA says home and contents insurance premiums flat in Q1

Thursday, April 26th 2012
The price of home and contents policies saw little change during the first quarter of 2012, the AA has found. The cost of annual home and contents insurance policies remained...

Govt backs increased use of telematics among young drivers

Friday, April 20th 2012
More young motorists should use telematics technology, the government has said. The government has welcomed proposals to improve risk and safety among young car insurance...

AA says speeding fines quadruple due to car insurance increase

Friday, April 13th 2012
Speeding fines can be substantially more expensive when the rise in insurance premiums is considered. The cost of a motorist's first speeding fine can effectively...

Energy providers to offer customers their best tariff

Wednesday, April 11th 2012
A new agreement will see energy firms contact customers once a year to make sure they are on the right deal. The UK government has agreed a deal with the country's major...

Co-Operative says black box car insurance decreases accidents

Tuesday, April 10th 2012
Youngsters are less likely to have a car crash if they have "black box" insurance, a new study has revealed. Young drivers with so-called black box car insurance are 20 per...

Ofcom plans to slash cost of mobile calls of 0800 numbers

Thursday, April 5th 2012
All calls to 0800 numbers could be made free under plans from Ofcom. Mobile phone calls to 0800 numbers will be made free under new proposals from Ofcom, the UK's...

Ofgem considering price cap on energy bills

Friday, February 17th 2012
A price cap on fuel bills could be imposed by Ofgem. Ofgem has unveiled plans to impose a cap on gas and electricity bills for the first time in ten years. The energy...

Tesco announces UK's cheapest broadband

Tuesday, February 14th 2012
Unlimited broadband for £2.50 per month is currently available from Tesco. Tesco has launched what it describes as the UK's cheapest broadband deal, which offers customers...

AA finds 18% of winter sports travellers have no insurance

Thursday, February 9th 2012
The AA has warned that a fifth of people taking skiing and snowboarding holidays have no travel insurance. One-fifth of holidaymakers jetting off on winter sports breaks this...

Lloyds TSB extends current account travel insurance

Wednesday, February 1st 2012
Protection against travel disruption is now offered on Lloyds TSB's Added Value Accounts. Lloyds TSB has announced the insurance policy included with its Silver, Gold,...