Insurance

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My elderly parents were conned out of £284 over home appliances insurance
Firms claiming to have taken over from Domestic & General have become a common problem

Anna Tims

25, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on LV’s buyout: stop this terrible backroom deal | Editorial
Editorial: In agreeing this private equity deal and keeping most of its details from their own members, LV= directors have shown a striking combination of high-handedness and cack-handedness

Editorial

11, Nov, 2021 @6:33 PM

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John Lewis pulls controversial advert for being ‘potentially misleading’
Home insurance ad featuring a boy in a dress taken off air after financial regulator warning

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

27, Oct, 2021 @6:11 PM

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Gove looks at cutting insurance costs to tackle building safety crisis
Housing secretary may also push developers to pay for repairs in signs of renewed push to fix problem

Heather Stewart and Robert Booth

08, Oct, 2021 @11:21 AM

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Insurers Direct Line and Churchill resume Covid cover for cancelled trips
Brands’ owner scrapped such policies in March 2020, but U-turn is likely to be followed by other big insurers

Miles Brignall

05, Oct, 2021 @12:38 PM

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Intimate data: can a person who tracks their steps, sleep and food ever truly be free?
Big tech now encourages us to monitor everything from our heart rate to our glucose levels via smartphones and watches. How much privacy have we lost to the promise of self improvement - and is it time to stop?

Simon Usborne

05, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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More Than’s refusal of our flooding insurance claim doesn’t hold water
Our home was damaged after torrential rain in July but the company says we are not covered

Miles Brignall

27, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cyclist run over by partially sighted motorist still battling with insurers
Joanna Davies was dragged along the road for 20 metres but has been offered less than half the £11,000 she has claimed

Miles Brignall

18, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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After year of ‘ducking and diving’ over lockdown claim, QIC Europe pays up
A hotel had to close, but the hotelier was told his policy wouldn’t help as Covid ‘didn’t count as a notifiable disease’

Anna Tims

16, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Not in our holiday Budget: £500 bill for 10 days’ car rental insurance
The cost was more than two flights and the actual car hire

Anna Tims

15, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Nationwide to end free European travel insurance for FlexAccount customers
Building society had stopped offering cover to new members but those already signed up retained the perk

Miles Brignall

11, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Social care: cap could prompt insurers to plug nursing home costs gap
Insurance companies withdrew pre-funded policies more than a decade ago – but they could return under new plans

Rupert Jones

10, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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