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uSwitch comments on government’s whiplash claim consultation

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Commenting on the government’s proposed measures to crack down on minor whiplash injuries, estimated to save £40 per motor insurance policy, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “False whiplash …

Drivers lose out on over £7 million by mistakenly believing third party motor insurance is cheapest

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Nearly three quarters of people (72%) mistakenly believe fully comprehensive insurance is more expensive than third party cover[1] But the cheapest average fully comprehensive quote using uSwitch.com costs up to …

uSwitch comments as driverless car trials begin on public roads

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Commenting on the announcement that driverless cars will today start to be tested on public roads for the first time, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “After months of testing, …

uSwitch comments on CMA study into digital comparison tools

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Responding to today’s announcement by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it is to undertake a digital comparison tools market study, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: …

Three quarters of consumers want paper tax discs back

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Paper tax discs were scrapped on the 1st October, 2014. Ahead of the two year anniversary, Kasey Cassells, insurance expert at uSwitch.com says: “There is still a place on the …

Driverless cars to wipe out road etiquette, say motorists

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Three quarters (75%) of motorists say driverless cars will spell the end of courteous driving[1] Flashing your lights (51%), letting cars out of side streets (32%) and being considerate to …

Parents to fork out £5.8 billion for Uni students this year

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UK university students’ parents are set to dish out over £5,000 per child in financial support this academic year, collectively adding up to over £5.8 billion[1] Almost nine out of …

New index reveals best place to live for families in UK

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Top GCSE grades, good pay and weather, close proximity to GPs and fast broadband place Hertfordshire as the best place to raise a family in the UK – according to …

uSwitch comments on FCA decision to force insurers to publish details of previous year’s premium

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Commenting on the FCA’s new measures to require general insurance providers to publish details of last year’s premium on renewal notices, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This is great …

uSwitch comments on first driverless car fatality

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Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Today’s tragic news will only add to the public’s apprehension over the safety of driverless cars. While trials across the UK are already …