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Postcode lottery: Devon residents fork out twice as much as Westminster in household running costs

PL8 in South Hams, Devon, is the most expensive postcode for running a household, with locals paying an average of £332 per month on their home insurance, energy, water and …

Nine million road users admit to running a red light

Millions of Brits are ignoring the rules of the road – with motorists (21%)[1] and cyclists (27%)[2] nearly as bad each other when it comes to running a red light …

Mind the gap: Insurance small print leaving new car owners more than £4,000 short

Motorists purchasing a new vehicle could lose out £4,000 or more should it be written off or stolen with insurers only paying out on the market value of a car …

To excess or not to excess – 16 million drivers prepared to risk £750 for a car insurance saving of just £1 a month

Average car insurance quote for drivers opting for a £1,000 voluntary excess is £318 a year; just £12 cheaper than a policy with a £250 voluntary excess[1]   Nearly four …

Almost a third of UK drivers want gender discrimination rules on insurance scrapped after Brexit

Nation divided as 50% of drivers believe the UK government should keep rules that ban cheaper car insurance policies for women after Brexit[1] But three in ten (29%) want the …

UK motorists: get ready for the arctic blast and don’t use a CD to scrape your windscreen

With an Arctic plunge in temperature set to hit the nation this weekend, uSwitch.com, the price comparison and switching service, warns UK drivers to be prepared and kick out bad …

Ireland bottom in European Quality of Life Index

 Republic of Ireland comes last in latest uSwitch Quality of Life Index – let down by poor mobile signal, lack of sunshine and high retirement age Non-EU member Switzerland tops …

uSwitch urges drivers to prepare correctly for transporting fireworks

As Guy Fawkes Night approaches and families start getting excited about bonfires and fireworks, Sabrina Webb, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, the price comparison and switching service, has the following advice for …

Three quarters of drivers mistakenly think third party insurance is always cheaper

Three quarters (72%) of drivers mistakenly believe third party cover is always cheaper than fully comprehensive policies[1] Motorists who only search for third party policies potentially over pay by £929[2] …

uSwitch responds to CMA’s digital comparison tools market study final report

Commenting on the CMA’s digital comparison tools market study final report, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The CMA’s final report on digital comparison tools highlights how comparison services …