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Insurance renewal letters - is the medicine starting to work?

Research reveals the FCA’s prescribed changes may be starting to make a difference with
visibility, shopping around and switching all on the rise

  • Research shows that visibility of the FCA’s changes has increased in last six months*;
  • 46% of drivers now reporting that they saw last year’s premium displayed on their renewal letter compared to 38% in February of this year;
  • However, 16% of drivers (five million) are still auto-renewing without shopping around;
  • Auto-renewal costs British motorists £1.4bn a year**.

GoCompare comments on SSE/npower merger

GoCompare comments on news that the planned merger of SSE and npower has been provisionally cleared by The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).


Time to raise the contactless limit? 42% of regular users think so

GoCompare warns of potentially toxic mix of contactless payment and paperless statements

  • 38% of regular contactless users say limit could now be £50 or higher;
  • 9% would like the limit to be £100 or more;
  • However, 17% of contactless users say they lose track of their spending;
  • 8% don’t equate contactless payments to ‘real money’.
Coloured Mews

The cost of nuisance neighbours: from property damage to legal disputes and the impact on property values

New research* highlights the detrimental impact nuisance neighbours can have on people’s lives and the value of their property;


Card Payment

Nouveau Bills: 20 bills most of us didn’t pay 10 years ago that now cost us £41bn a year*

From mobile data to online subscription services, tattoos to coffee pods,
new research** reveals cost of Brits’ new bills

Cash at home

Three months on from TSB and Visa failures, Brits found to be hoarding £7.7bn in cash at home

25% of Brits say they now stash cash at home in case there are problems with card payments


Contactless payment now first choice for 19 million people

40 million have made a contactless payment in the last 12 months


Travel Insurance warning: ‘No-fly’ doesn’t mean ‘no insurance’

As trend for no-fly holidays grows, GoCompare issues travel cover reminder

Eating out

The UK’s top 10 pet peeves when dining out revealed.

New research from GoCompare reveals the top turn off for diners in the UK.