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Insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: Consumer champions Car insurance quote rockets over a claim I did not make I paid for a vandalised window myself but the cost of renewing my cover rose by £200 Published: 12 Oct 2020

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‘Health insurance or food’: Americans face difficult

Details: People with chronic illnesses are being forced to make hard decisions about delaying vital care or sacrificing basic necessities in order to pay for health insurance Last modified on Tue 12 Jan

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Covid insurance ruling: the business owners who will now

Details: The supreme court has ruled insurers must pay out on business interruption policies for the pandemic Last modified on Fri 15 Jan 2021 09.43 EST Gary Lovatt, who runs the five-bedroom Laurel Bank

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Supreme court case looms as insurers battle firms over

Details: The insurance firm said: “Hiscox continues to work with brokers and policyholders to gather information to enable it to process claims without delay once the final outcome of the industry test

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Zurich insurance firm offers fully paid 'lockdown leave

Details: The Swiss insurance firm Zurich has introduced fully paid “lockdown leave” for parents and other carers in its UK offices. The company’s UK division said it would offer two weeks’ paid

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Insurance industry fights on to avoid paying out millions

Details: Insurance Council of Australia says it is considering launching a second case to avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars to businesses forced to shut because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Life insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: Editorial: Insurance depends on the pooling of risk but big data may drain that pool Published: 27 Sep 2018 . The Guardian view on big data and insurance: knowing too much. April 2018.

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Pet insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: E&L Insurance charged me £20 extra per cat after I was caught out by small print. Published: 12 Oct 2012 . E&L's Policy+ was a minus for me. February 2012.

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Renewing your car insurance? Best policy is to avoid

Details: • Car insurance premiums are set to fall by £35 a year after the government announced measures to curb the high number of whiplash claims. This week, the justice secretary, David Gauke

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So when exactly is a fitting not a fixture? - The Guardian

Details: Insurance companies have been accused of a "cynical attempt" to avoid paying claims by exploiting the difference between contents and building policies. Contents insurance seems simple enough.

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Insurance industry | Business | The Guardian

Details: Insurance industry fights on to avoid paying out millions in Covid shutdown payouts. Industry considering a second test case after losing first bid to knock out claims for business interruptions

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Coronavirus: what your insurance may (and may not) cover

Details: Direct Line is a big seller of landlord insurance, and offers an add-on called rent guarantee insurance. As the Direct Line marketing says: “We’ll provide cover for any unpaid rent if you have

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Insurance | Page 2 of 133 | Money | The Guardian

Details: Your problems, with Anna Tims Pandemic cover is life or death for our hotel but our insurance won’t pay The insurer’s letter, full of legal gobbledegook, is a masterpiece of obfuscation

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Want to insure a learner driver? Here’s what you need to

Details: Learner insurance is designed to sit alongside the existing insurance on the car that the young person will be practising in. Typically, it provides fully comprehensive cover when the learner

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NRA to pay $2.5m fine and halt insurance business to

Details: The National Rifle Association agreed to a five-year suspension of its insurance business in New York state and will pay a $2.5m civil fine to settle charges it offered insurance to members

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Loyal insurance customers should not pay more, says FCA

Details: About 10 million home and car insurance customers should save nearly £120 a year each after the UK financial regulator effectively banned the industry from charging higher premiums to loyal

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Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your

Details: John Lewis Insurance offered three options starting from £20.20, although in all three cases the excess was a chunky £140. Even the Asda Money policy costing £74.21 a month had a £75 excess.

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Home insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: Insurance industry faces scrutiny over possible indirect racial bias Pricing models to be looked at as part of Financial Conduct Authority study Published: 31 Oct 2018

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The Americans dying because they can't afford medical care

Details: When the insurance coverage ended, Markle struggled to pay for coverage through Cobra (a health insurance program for employees who lose their job or have a reduction in work hours), additional

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UK small companies win victory in Covid insurance test

Details: Any appeal by the insurance firms does not stop policyholders seeking to settle their claims with their insurer before the outcome of any appeal is known, the regulator said. It added that the

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Coal power becoming 'uninsurable' as firms refuse cover

Details: Lloyd’s, the world’s biggest insurance market, is the only major European firm which continues to insure new coal projects. Sign up to the daily Business Today email or follow Guardian

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Why can’t I get a no-claims bonus on my second car

Details: I bought a second car and found an insurance quote.I sent a copy of the insurance certificate for my other car showing 10 years’ no-claims discount (NCD) but was told I would have to pay almost

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The impact of private healthcare on the NHS | NHS | The

Details: However, private healthcare, either provided through insurance or funded by individuals themselves, plays a crucial role in both augmenting and complementing NHS services. It supports access to

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Millions of uninsured Americans like me are a coronavirus

Details: L ike 27.5 million other Americans, I don’t have health insurance.It’s not for a lack of trying – I make too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough to buy a private health insurance

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Health insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: Prior to pandemic, 160 million got insurance through their job – but up to 7 million are unlikely to find new plans, say researchers Published: 10 May 2020 Up to 43m Americans could lose health

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Car insurance claims fall – but premiums don’t follow

Details: The ABI says the number of new motor insurance claims fell to 324,000 between April and June, down 48% from 678,000 between January and March. Photograph: Andriy Popov/Alamy.

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Car insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: Car insurance claims fall – but premiums don’t follow Companies saved millions as vehicles were used less during UK lockdown, but failed to pass this on Published: 5 Sep 2020

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Huge payouts possible as insurers lose test case over

Details: The insurance industry argued that the reference to the Quarantine Act should be read to include the Biosecurity Act, which replaced the Quarantine Act. However, in their rulings, all five court

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Is it worth paying for legal protection on my motor

Details: It’s a question many people grapple with each time their car insurance renewal comes through. Legal expenses cover is designed to step in if you are hit by another driver and need to bring an

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RSA agrees £7.2bn takeover by two overseas insurers

Details: The original Sun Insurance company was founded in 1706 and its successors have provided home insurance to people such as the explorer Capt James Cook and Charles Darwin.

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'Parked' vehicles now need insurance | Car insurance | The

Details: The move, however, has been welcomed by the insurance industry. Nigel Bartram, underwriting expert at the UK's biggest insurer, Aviva, says uninsured driving costs premium-paying motorists £30 a

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'I live on the street now': how Americans fall into

Details: “Health insurance that we have today is a defective product,” said Dr David Himmelstein, distinguished professor of public health at City University of New York’s Hunter College and a

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Country Life publisher Future to buy GoCompare for £594m

Details: Wood, 74, had already made two fortunes from insurance after founding Direct Line in 1985 and Esure, which owns the women’s car insurance brand Sheilas’ Wheels, in 1999.

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Slave descendants sue Lloyd's for billions | Money | The

Details: Just like today, it was the centre of the insurance and shipping world in the 1700s and early 1800s, when many shipowners were making vast fortunes by shipping slaves from Africa to America and

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Travel insurance | Money | The Guardian

Details: Insurance firm refuses to cover cancelled holiday to Sri Lanka London family left £2,000 out of pocket despite the Foreign Office advising against travel to the island Published: 18 May 2019

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UK insurer offers cover for European countries on travel

Details: A major insurer has started offering travel insurance to customers prepared to ignore the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s advice against “all but essential” travel to destinations

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Boiler cover plans: are they worth buying? | Energy bills

Details: Most boiler plans are insurance contracts, meaning customers will have to pay an excess if they claim, and in some cases there is a maximum payout limit.

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Private health insurance | Australia-news | The Guardian

Details: AMA calls for overhaul of private health insurance as young people opt out. Australian Medical Association says there is a growing need for ‘affordable, transparent, good value’ insurance

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Was my mother ill advised to keep insurance after repaying

Details: In 1998 my mother took out a mortgage with Nationwide and at the same time purchased an insurance policy to ensure she was covered in the event that she died before the mortgage was paid off.

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Trump enjoys top Covid care that could cost ordinary

Details: Most insurance would be charged $3,045 over the course of the infection, the model found. But Trump is not average. He is a high-risk, older man classified as obese, all risk factors for severe

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Three more travel insurers withdraw cover for coronavirus

Details: “Insurance is designed to provide cover for unforeseen and unexpected events and is priced on this basis,” said an Aviva spokeswoman.

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Weddings and coronavirus: couples forced to cancel but

Details: UK General says it did not underwrite the policies and was a distributor of a number of insurance products “so we do not have the final say in whether or not a claim is paid”.

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Guardian Travel Insurance | Guardian Holidays

Details: The above travel insurance is arranged and administered by Voyager Insurance Services Ltd on a non-advised basis. OG Enterprises Limited (A Guardian Media Company) travel insurance is arranged and administered by Voyager Insurance Services Ltd. OG Enterprises is an introducer appointed representative of Voyager Insurance Services Ltd for Travel Insurance and related insurance products.

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Can I get a refund on my UK holiday accommodation

Details: Frustratingly, most providers are advising guests who want a refund to claim on their holiday insurance, even though, like Nick, few people take out insurance for a UK holiday. For Nick, the best

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Should we insure our water supply pipe? | Consumer affairs

Details: It should be noted that this insurance is completely unsuitable if you live in council-provided accommodation or a block of flats, or you rent a property from a private landlord.

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Pests that can damage your home and make a hole in your

Details: Rats, mice, moths, beetles, woodworm… they all mean big bills or more expensive insurance Infestations of mice tend to rise when it gets cold, with rodents spreading disease as well as chewing

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Admiral to give £25 car insurance refunds over coronavirus

Details: Admiral has become the first major UK motor insurer to offer its customers partial refunds, as many drivers are stuck at home because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but industry experts say the move

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What does coronavirus mean for holidays, travel insurance

Details: The Ehic – European health insurance card – is an EU-wide scheme that remains in force until the end of December this year, and gives you state-provided healthcare in the EU for free or at

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Small businesses win Covid insurance payouts after UK

Details: Judges reject insurers’ appeals against paying out at least £1.2bn in claims Last modified on Fri 15 Jan 2021 06.15 EST Tens of thousands of small businesses that were forced to close during

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UK economy shrank 2.6% in November; firms win Covid-19

Details: The Supreme Court ruling is a “comprehensive and resounding victory for policyholders”, says legal firm Mishcon de Reya, who represents the Hiscox Action Group (businesses seeking insurance

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