2008 April news archive
Scottish businesses to be urged to tackle climate change
'Masses of choice' in car insurance market
People can have 'a great influence' on life insurance
Smoking 'can double life insurance premiums'
Lily Allen backs renewable energy generation
Pet insurance market 'features competitive deals'
Energy prices 'to rise by up to 25%' this year
New Abbey card 'throws down the gauntlet' to other providers
First-time buyers 'turning to family'
First-time buyers 'must analyse their options'
Government's smart meter plans welcomed
'Always shop around' for home insurance
Regulator announces new fuel poverty measures
Research firm outlines advice for credit card customers
Over 1 in 10 'have caused accidental damage to their kitchen'
Holidaymakers 'may need to insure valuable items individually'
Majority of mortgage applications 'going to three lenders'
Homeowners 'can save money by putting computers on standby'
Travel insurance 'so important' for activity holidays
First-time buyers 'need to save more'
'Small steps' can help households reduce energy bills
Travel insurance 'protects against the unforeseen'
Scotland 'uses less efficient lighting than rest of the UK'
Mortgage market 'still competitive'
Protection insurance 'under-prioritised'
'Little change' in home insurance premiums
Households 'should switch from deemed tariffs'
Carbon Trust launches guide on reducing energy bills
Pay as you drive insurance 'beneficial for young drivers'
Mortgage protection insurance 'puts homeowners in ideal situation'
Credit crunch 'shouldn't affect those who are good with money'
Elderly 'hit hardest by rising energy prices'
Pay as you drive insurance 'can save motorists money'
Energy supplier 'needed to increase prices'
Home insurance 'a social responsibility'
Mortgage lender rate rises 'surprising'
Consumers 'should consider garden when buying home insurance'
Renting 'an expensive business' for pensioners
Fuel poverty plans 'not good enough'
Interest rate cut 'a step in the right direction'
Ofgem's complaint system 'a positive step'
Insurers 'can check whether life cover applicants smoke'
Government launches mortgage working group
Complaint rules for energy suppliers unveiled
Holiday insurance 'a necessity'
Financial conditions 'could keep graduates off property ladder'
Consumers 'more demanding on broadband speeds'
Ofgem launch investigation
Popularity of five-year fixed rates 'to increase'
Home insurance 'very important'
Energy supplier to educate people on renewable energy
Energy supplier unveils windfarm plans
Travel insurance 'a must' for gap years
Growing number of consumers 'taking out green car insurance'
Britain 'a treasure island' for energy companies
Middle Britain 'to cut pension contributions'
Improvements in vet procedures 'have increased insurance premiums'
Caravan insurance 'may not cover expensive items'
Accidental damage 'costs UK £68m'
Switching figures 'good news'
Men 'more likely to read car insurance small print'
Ofgem: 5m switched supplier last year
Caravanners warned about insurance