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Adrian Holliday

Adrian Holliday

Finance and Business Expert Contributor

About the Author

Adrian is all about helping people understand their finances and the businesses and brands they trust. Some of his 'bread and butter' is news, profiles and features for business and personal finance audiences including, Uswitch, New Statesman, London Business School, Director and The Observer.

Articles written by Adrian

Europe breakdown - cars with bonnets up and batteries being charged
28 January 2022

What is European breakdown cover and do I need it?

A European holiday breakdown is stressful but good quality protection isn’t expensive. Read more to discover the breakdown insurance basics you need at the right price – then get on and enjoy your break.

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Electric car being charged
07 December 2021

Cheapest EVs to Insure

The range of hybrids available on the market is now wide. With such abundant choice, you can afford to take the cost of insurance cover into consideration when making your choice. We reveal what you need to know.

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Car insurance groups – how to find the cheapest cars to insure
07 December 2021

Can you tax a car without insurance?

You must have insurance in place when taxing a car. You can tax your car online or by phone without a physical copy of your insurance document. But the DVLA, will check you have valid car insurance before issuing your car tax.

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British notes and coins
27 July 2021

Car tax refunds explained

If you tell DVLA you’ve sold your car, you are entitled to a Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) road tax refund. It’s easy to do but you may not get back as much as you hoped. Find out how to reclaim your car tax.

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How to claim on your car insurance for storm damage
23 February 2021

How to claim on your car insurance for storm damage - Uswitch

Can you claim on your car insurance if your car has been damaged by extreme weather? Read our guide to learn how to claim if you've been affected.

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21 January 2021

Does high-tech car safety kit help lower your insurance costs?

Anti-lock brakes (ABS), airbags and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) that scan the road ahead.

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How do black box and telematics insurance devices work?
05 January 2021

How to find the best black box car insurance policy

A black box insurance policy can save you money if you’re a younger driver. Read on to find what black box insurance is, how it works, and why it might work for you.

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Cyclists in a group, blocking cars
11 December 2020

Bicycles and cars: can cyclists and car drivers get along?

Cyclists and car drivers have to share the roads but do bicycles or cars have the most rights and what’s the insurance position?

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Professional mechanic using a laptop computer to check a car engine
18 August 2020

What is Remapping a Car? | ECU Remapping

An engine remap improves your car performance, meaning more power and economy. But what are the remap risks – and could they hit your insurance premium?

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