19 September 2016
Critical illness cover - the insurance policy with disappointment built in
Critical illness cover has become so complicated that it's impossible for consumers to ever understand quite what they're buying.
3 February 2016
Are insurers becoming evil?
A new report has warned that the precision of insurance pricing presents social dangers that no one appears to be keeping an eye on. Is it time for a rethink about how insurance works?
20 October 2015
Why do insurers think e-cigarettes are dangerous?
Admitting that you use e-cigarettes could cost you thousands of pounds in additional life insurance premiums. So what do insurers know that we don't about the health effects of vaping?
19 June 2015
The challenge of cleaning up a dirty market
Royal London is on a crusade to clean up the much maligned Over 50s life insurance market - but with tens of millions of pounds on the line for its competitors, it will be an uphill struggle.
2 February 2015
We’ve changed our life insurance ratings
After some discussion with insurers, we've changed the way we present our life insurance ratings.
12 November 2014
Even the Rolling Stones are not immune from the wolves of the insurance industry
The Rolling Stones have had their £8m insurance claim for cancelled show rejected. It's a common story - and there are lessons for the rest of us mere mortals.
31 October 2014
Insurers fail the compassion test over terminal illnesses
Most insurers will pay out your life insurance policy early if you're diagnosed with a terminal illness. But if you're given more than a year to live they won't. For the small number of people who are affected, its heart breaking.
22 October 2014
What makes a good life insurance policy?
Choosing the right life insurance policy isn't just about finding a good price.