Insurance Industry Press Releases 2008

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December 2008:  Money saving, Peace of Mind and Top Tips from INSURANCE4CARHIRE.COM this Winter

December 2008: appoints Hills Balfour Synergy for PR Representation

December 2008:  RBS may abandon insurance business sale

December 2008: Insurance for your pet could be the best present you buy this Christmas

December 2008:  Tanaiste Opens new QUINN-Insurance Office in Cork with plans for 500 New Jobs

December 2008: Roundtable debate highlights critical need for widespread education around pet insurance as veterinary costs soar

December 2008: Saga Insurance Increases Home & Motor Insurance doubles its cover for Personal Belongings during December

November 2008:  ABI calls for flood defences spending to help boost economy

November 2008:  Call to UNLOCK access to insurance for reformed offenders

November 2008:  FSA concludes its review of insurance comparison websites

November 2008:  eGroup Motoring & Insurance News  November 08

October 2008: 40 % Increase in Fraud Cases in first week of Anti-Fraud Campaign Irish Insurance Federation Press Release

October 2008:  The Recession Proof Pet

October 2008: Questor innovates its car rental insurance product

October 2008:  Bupa International named best international health insurer for third year running

October 2008:    LetSense - New lettings risk company launched

October 2008: UK: Norwich Union Healthcare continues fight against healthcare provider fraud with new comprehensive programme

October 2008:  David Greenaway appointed as Business Development Manager at LetSense

October 2008: RBS rumoured to talking to CVC capital on insurance sale

September 2008: An Education In Home Insurance - Parents can insure their offspring’s possessions while at university with no extra cost

September 2008:  AIG Insurance -  New Releases - September 2008

September 2008: Barbon Reveals Latest Financial Results - September 2008

September 2008: More than 1/3 of Brits do not have home insurance, despite an increased risk of flooding

September 2008:  One in four home insurance policies do not provide any cover for students living away from home

September 2008: Findings of Examination of Travel Insurance Claims for Loss or Damage to Personal Items

September 2008:  Nationwide Provides Advice For Homeowners Affected By Floods

September 2008: New Chief Executive for Barbon Insurance

August 2008:  Student accommodation costs an average of £75 a week - Halifax Reseach

August 2008:  Tourists risk card theft - Travel News August 2008

August 2008: Comparison sites that leave people confused

August 2008:  New landlords advised to seek lettings protection and Lettings market shines bright in housing gloom

August 2008:  Financial Regulator warns consumers to check the excess on home insurance policies - Ireland

August 2008: Nationwide Prepares Ground for Irish Operation

August 2008: Soaps Are Missing The Truth Over Convictions

August 2008:  NatWest Student Living Index 2008

August 2008: EIS Completes Rebranding Exercise to Become Barbon Insurance Limited

August 2008:   AXA research reveals increasing numbers unable to afford their rent

July 2008:  Allclear Travel Insurance to be headline sponsor of travel convention

July 2008: Liverpool Victoria Banking Services to pay £840,000 fine plus compensation to PPI customers following FSA investigation

July 2008: uncovers Britain’s car-theft hot spots

July 2008: Accident Prone British Teenagers in Jeopardy as they Holiday Uninsured

July 2008: FSA fines Hastings Insurance Services Ltd (Hastings) £735,000 for not treating customers fairly

July 2008: Renters on the Rise and Americans Face Increasing Risk for Property Loss

July 2008: Sainsbury's Home Insurance warns cyclists to be vigilant at home as well as out and about

July 2008:  BIBA wins prestigious sector representation award

July 2008: Irish Government's health insurance risk scheme set aside

July 2008: Research released from Sainsbury’s Car Insurance highlights dangers of bad driving habits

July 2008: UK lending institutions may chase up to €32 million in unpaid car loans in Ireland

July 2008:  Lloyds TSB launches pick-and-mix home insurance

July 2008:  Martin & Co announces three year deal with HomeLet

July 2008:  BIBA Brokers offer cover for flood prone properties not protected by the Government and insurance industry agreement

July 2008: Agreement on Flood Insurance is good news for customers

July 2008: New ABI consumer guides on HIV and insurance published

July 2008:  Insurers detect record amounts of motor fraud: £5 million a week

July 2008: Over three million drivers admit driving home tired after flying - Ending Your holiday with a bang

July 2008: Research survey says -  UK: Holidaymakers scrimping on travel insurance

July 2008: Fuel theft breakdowns double since January, says RAC  

July 2008: RSA launches new bespoke Professional Indemnity product

June 2008: FSA launches payment protection insurance comparison tables

June 2008: HomeLet staff gain promotions

June 2008: Resolution Hardens Among Buy to Let Investors - The Prime Investors in Today's Property Market

June 2008: Nearly seven million people have never been on holiday outside of the UK as many as 15% of British adults – some 6.96 million people – have never been on holiday abroad. Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance

June 2008:  Hibernian Insurance - Ireland announces reorganisation to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and support growth

June 2008: Homeowners set to have a smashing time during Wimbledon 2008

June 2008: ABI June 2008 Press Releases Flooding in UK - Pitt report on the 2007 summer floods must be acted on says the ABI - Scotland getting it right on managing flood risk says the ABI

June 2008: Motorists warned to check they are fully covered before clocking up the miles abroad

June 2008: Framework for a Fairer Future – The Equality Bill - ABI

June 2008: Brokers provide insurance solution to Government Equality Bill

June 2008:   Public demand more action to reduce flooding - opinion research published by the ABI

June 2008:  UK: Residential property owners need to be vigilant, with cannabis farming on the increase, warns Norwich Union

June 2008:  Insurers widen access to home insurance in the North East

June 2008: Drivers Down Under Hit by biggest Car Hire Excess Charges – Don’t go the distance without protection, warns INSURANCE4CARHIRE.COM

June 2008:  No Soaring Rents as Supply and Demand Levels come into Balance, Quarterly ARLA Survey shows 

June 2008:  Norwich Union Insurance (Aviva) announces update on major operational transformation and Unite reaction to Aviva (Norwich Union) job loss announcement 

June 2008: New Customer relations manager for EIS Insurance Solutions

June 2008:  Insurance industry responds to Competition Commission’s findings on Payment Protection Insurance (PPI)

June 2008:  Lack of Euro fever gives warning to drivers  

June 2008: Spain is eurozone bargain for motoring holidays in Europe

June 2008: Ex-offenders charity speaks out over industry policy of exclusion

June 2008 : Research from Halifax Home Insurance reveals Gadgets graveyard: £2.6 billion of unused kitchen appliances

June 2008: Workers fear consequences of being off sick - Saga Insurance Research

May 2008: New FSA travel insurance regulation will protect consumers

May 2008:  Flash floods hit west of England 29th May 2008

May 2008: Travel Trouble Ahead!

May 2008: More homeowners at risk than in 1992 recession - AXA Insurance research 

May 2008: Insurance rates at 25-year low but reform benefits fully absorbed - Irish Insurance Federation

May 2008: The Supply of Rented Housing - Select Committee Could Have Gone Further, says ARLA

May 2008:  Ombudsman service publishes annual review of personal finance disputes

May 2008:  Drivers pressured to take crash blame - New report reveals different crash reaction types

May 2008:  Questor Insurance - News - May 2008

May 2008: Lack of insurance in small business

May 2008: Questor appoints 2 Business Associates

May 2008: now offers complete UK and Irish car history check service

May 2008: welcomed into BIBA membership

May 2008: RSA launches Fashion Insurance Solutions

May 2008:  Nationwide Building Society offers Twenty percent discount now and next year on combined Buildings and Contents insurance

May 2008:  AXA launches new Independent Travellers insurance for growing market of 'go-it-alone' holiday makers

May 2008:  RSA survey reveals over half (56%) of Britons think it’s unlikely people who commit insurance fraud will get caught 

May 2008: Norwich Union urges employers to give young people a safe start

May 2008:   ABI welcomes Government plans for a floods and water bill

May 2008: More transparency needed in comparison websites says BBA

May 2008: New findings highlight concerning pet insurance misconceptions

May 2008: One in 10 UK adults has no home contents insurance

May 2008: Norwich Union Health Care -UK employees admit that regular drinking affects their jobs

May 2008: Insurance comparison websites must give customers clear and accurate information says the ABI

May 2008: 1.15 million people admit to driving without insurance over the past 12 months

May 2008:  HomeLet and Letsure to build on successful start to 2008

April 2008:  Aviva drops Norwich Union brand

April 2008:  EIS sale completed - New and stable long term ownership for Rental insurance brands like HomeLet and Letsure in the UK

April 2008: Drivers Abroad are stumped by hefty Car Rental Excess costs, but could save £££’s on the holiday budget with an annual policy

April 2008:  Tripartite system of financial regulation needs to improve, say insurers. The special resolution regime is not the way.

April 2008:  Top 10 Boat Insurance Claims Revealed Saga Insurance Research

April 2008: Private Medical Insurance coverage rises again

April 2008: welcomes new open approach from insurance industry but vows to continue lobbying for a safer system

April 2008: Confusing car rental jargon, unclear insurance policies and excessive excess – The Big 3 pitfalls that can leave you out of pocket when hiring a car on holiday, warns 

April 2008: Cashback available for landlords for buy-to-let mortgages

April 2008:  RBS Considering selling insurance Division

April 2008:  EIS separates from Erinaceous Group - New and stable ownership

April 2008:  Insurers withdraw cover for Terminal 5 travellers

April 2008: Endsleigh adds to affiliate marketing programme

April 2008:  Erinaceous placed in administration

April 2008: Endsleigh launches SME range

April 2008: Britons holidaying in a bubble

April 2008:  One million people believe their pet dogs or cats have been stolen   

April 2008: South East England has most high maintenance Pets 

April 2008:  ABI : Flood resilience kitemark needed for new homes

April 2008: BIBA Urges action from Government to safeguard UK Property

March 2008: Trusting travelers tripped up by Holiday Car Hire pitfalls – Wise up or pay up, says - March 2008

March 2008:  Calls grow for the Government to act now on reforming personal injury compensation

March 2008: Brits set to get stung this Easter with Sky-High excess insurance costs – EU car rental firms cash in on UK drivers with massive excess charges

March 2008: More motorists willing to accept lower speed limits in residential areas

March 2008:  Learn to drive, not drive to learn - latest ABI research shows the real risks faced by young drivers -

March 2008: Age no barrier to protection for older drivers – Low cost excess waiver policy helps over 75s stay on the Road

March 2008:  BIBA respond to FSA consultation paper CP07/22 Regulating connected Travel Insurance (CTI)

March 2008:  Brits go holiday crazy reckons major survey – but says watch out for excess car hire charges

March 2008: Halifax home insurance issues advice to those at risk from Britains forecast weather

March 2008:  Zurich Insurance claims that UK Tenants are gambling with their possessions - survey results published March 2008

March 2008: ABI budget response 2008: consumers need to protect themselves

March 2008: insurance4car - March 2008

February 2008:  Cost of storm damage can hit the roof

February 2008: The Great Excess Insurance rip-off - EU Car Rental firms fleece Brit drivers with massive excess Penalties   

February 2008: Landlords are in it for the long-term

February 2008: Review of last summer's floods (2007) and the statement of Principals on flood insurance - DEFRA- ABI

February 2008:  Unsaleable, Uninsurable, Uninhabitable - Tougher Planning Controls Needed for New Homes says the ABI

February 2008: Post office launch new Pet Insurance Product A third more pet-owning adults would buy medical insurance for their pet than for their partner according to new research* from the Post Office

February 2008: OFT publishes credit card comparisons report

February 2008: Nationwide says new OFT/FSA Comparison site is a step in the right direction

February 2008: Coping with a crisis: ABI advice on protecting your financial needs

February 2008: The Independent Newspaper starts campaign to clean up comparison sites

February 2008: Nationwide research reveals one in three holidaymakers fail to take out Travel Insurance

February 2008:  Senior management must take responsibility for health and safety warns Norwich Union Risk Services

February 2008: Norwich Union announces £2.3*^ billion special bonus and puts third, improved reattribution offer to Policyholder Advocate

January / February 2008: Erinaceous puts insurance division up for sale

January 2008: Towergate Partnership announces the acquisition of Insurance 4 Car Hire Agents Ltd

January 2008:  ABI Expands its Public Affairs team

January 2008: Irish roads awash with 'written off' cars imported from UK

January 2008:  BIBA calls on FSA for immediate review of regulation of comparison sites

January 2008: BIBA Comparison site regulation

January 2008: ABI proposals to give consumers more transparent financial advice. Industry calls for strong partnership to deliver implementation

January 2008: Customers will benefit from pioneering new insurance industry commitment on protection insurance claims

January 2008: RTÉ Television programme highlights Ireland's top earners in 2007

Please note, all details on any of the Insurance industry Press Releases displayed on this site are provided by insurance companies, organisations, Government departments and media and jml Property Services does not take any responsibility for their content or accuracy.

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