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The cost of getting on the road has dropped by a fifth for young drivers

The overall cost of getting on the road has dropped from £6,846 in 2019 to £5,703 in 2021

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Two thirds of adults admit to letting their home insurance renew automatically

  • More than a quarter do so without finding other quotes
  • The main reason people let their policy roll is loyalty to their current provider
  • 22% claim their insurer has always looked after them and 18% assume value for money based on last year’s quote

Almost a fifth of UK drivers admit to letting their car insurance policy renew automatically

  • One in 10 of those who renew worry they’ll lose their no claims bonus if they switch
  • 15% say finding a quote is too much hassle, even to save money in the long run
  • A third of those who do shop around found their renewal price had gone up
Energy Prices

Shell Energy joins other utility providers in increasing prices

…and two-year fixed tariffs jump above Ofgem price cap

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GoCompare and Pikl help to bridge home insurance gap with cover for AirBnB hosts and short-term lets

Comparison site now asks home insurance customers about “hosting” to ensure homeowners have the right cover in place


British Gas announce price increases

Third large provider to announce a 12.23% increase in energy prices


14% of UK adults do not understand how insurance policy excesses work

A fifth say they don’t understand the difference between voluntary and compulsory excess


Half of UK homeowners will be having a Bank HoliDIY this weekend

  • Garden improvements top the list of this weekend’s DIY tasks
  • 60% of those surveyed are planning to do the work themselves
  • Standard home insurance, without accidental damage cover, is unlikely to cover against a DIY disaster

SSE increases prices by 12%

  • SSE becomes the second energy provider to announce a 12% increase in prices across all regions

EDF first to increase prices since latest Ofgem price cap announced

  • EDF announces a 12% increase in prices across all regions
  • First provider to increase tariffs since the energy price cap increased this month

Almost 1 in 4 young driver insurance policies could be fronted

  • New GoCompare research reveals that 23% of parents have insured a young driver’s car in their name
  • 41% of parents in Wales say that their child’s car insurance policy is in their name
  • The cost of car insurance is top concern for parents of young drivers