Direct Line won’t renew my insurance after a local break-in | Money

We have just been sent a letter by Direct Line telling us that it is not prepared to renew our home insurance as our property no longer meets its “risk requirements”. We have had no claims on the household insurance, hold two car policies with Direct Line, have no financial problems and live at the […]

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How to find out what your medical cover is not covering

How to find out what your medical cover is not covering

Most people do not know and cannot interpret their insurance cover package information By ESTHER MUIRURI More by this Author The country’s private medical insurance penetration has remained at a dismal 2.7 per cent, with only 19 companies offering medical covers, according to Association of Kenya Insurers 2017 report. The government, through its Big Four […]

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Domestic & General ‘peace-of-mind’ policy turned out to be a washout | Money

My six-year-old son is autistic which means he has acutely sensitive hearing, wets the bed daily and is a very messy eater – our washing machine is in constant use and, until now, it was quiet. For this reason I took out a Domestic & General £5.99 a month “peace of mind” care plan when […]

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Santander extends PPI claims deadline after IT problems | Money

Santander extends PPI claims deadline after IT problems | Money

Santander has extended its deadline for submitting claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) until 8pm on Friday 30 August after suffering a website glitch that it blamed on the last-minute surge in complaints. While the official industry-wide deadline for making a claim – 11.59pm on Thursday 29 August – has passed, Santander was one […]

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How to keep valuables safe: use cereal and toy boxes, say ex-burglars | Money

How to keep valuables safe: use cereal and toy boxes, say ex-burglars | Money

Forget hiding your valuables under your pillow, in a safe or stuffing them in your underwear drawer – those are among the first places professional burglars look for jewellery and cash. A panel of former burglars, brought together by department store chain John Lewis, have advised holidaymakers that the safest places for family heirlooms are […]

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Beyontec Celebrates Crossing the 50 Insurance Customers Milestone

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] Beyontec, a leading provider of technology solutions for the global insurance industry achieved the significant 50-customers milestone and has set the acceleration of its growth trajectory with focus on new markets and the introduction of new products. The company continues to enlarge its global […]

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Thomas Cook: What is happening with the holiday company, and what are your rights if you have booked?

Thomas Cook: What is happening with the holiday company, and what are your rights if you have booked?

We have a holiday booked with Thomas Cook. Will it go ahead? The honest answer is: I expect so.  I realise this looks unhelpful. But it reflects the truth that there is no absolute guarantee that any holiday will go ahead as booked. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From […]

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Bank of England begins climate enforcement with a velvet glove | Larry Elliott | Business

We can already hear the distant thunder of climate change and must not wait for the storm to hit. The Extinction Rebellion protesters that blocked London traffic? No, a senior Bank of England official telling banks and insurers that from now on they will be expected to make global warming central to the way they […]

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