RSA to target Latin America

RSA Insurance has fixed its sights on Latin America after revenues grew in the first nine months of the year.

Motor cover gets cheaper – but it won't last

With pieces of good financial news few and far between, young drivers in particular will be pleased to hear that average comprehensive car insurance prices for 17 to 20 year olds have dropped by £360, or about 14 per cent since the middle of 2010, to a typical £757 today.

Car insurance costs fall ahead of gender equality

The cost of car cover has fallen by 10.3 per cent in the past 12 months as insurers slash prices before being forced to increase them when an EU gender directive comes into force next month.

Complaints about mis-sold PPI top 500,000

The payment protection insurance mis-selling scandal reached a disturbing landmark this week: the Financial Ombudsman received its 500,000 complaint.

Cost of insurance set to soar following European court ruling

Premiums on protection insurance are set to soar. The European Court of Justice has ruled that from 21 December insurers can no longer charge different premiums for men and women, following a challenge by the Belgian consumer group Test-Achats, which argued that pricing by gender was discriminatory.

Sun Life of Canada hit

Sun Life of Canada has been fined £600,000 for not properly looking after one of its with-profit business funds, which had 114,000 policyholders and £1.2bn of assets.

Court win over 10 per cent higher insurance payouts

Insurers were celebrating a £300m court win yesterday after the Court of Appeal reversed a decision affecting personal injury award payouts.

The Leppings Lane end at Hillsborough as the full scale of the April 1989 disaster begins to sink in

Pressure grows on insurer over Hillsborough

Critics say RSA should be compelled to hand over documents relating to stadium disaster

No quick fix for motor insurance abuses, says watchdog

Industry backs reform of 'dysfunctional' market that adds millions to repair bills

Drivers pay £10 extra on premiums due to 'dysfunctional' motor insurance market

British drivers are paying an extra £10 each year in premiums due to a “dysfunctional” motor insurance market, according to the trading watchdog.

Car insurance industry faces investigation

The motor insurance industry is to face a full-blown investigation after competition watchdogs said the market was not working well for consumers and found premiums were being pushed up by £225 million a year.

Snow drifts can cause mayhem but often bigger
dangers lie in being caught in
traffic jams and being unable to get home

The winter dilemma: cover up or risk it?

Pick wisely when it comes to insuring against the worst the wind and snow can throw at you, says Neasa MacErlean

Kate Hughes: The terminally ill deserve more care from insurers

The last thing families facing bereavement need is to be worried about a policy payout

Jobs go as Direct Line slashes costs

Direct Line Insurance plans to cut almost 900 jobs to make it more profitable as it heads towards a £3bn stock market listing.

Admiral makes strong start to year

Admiral, the motor insurer behind Confused.com, is to pay 6,500 staff a £1,500 bonus in shares after a strong start to the year.

Money
Money
The Conservatives are pledging to maintain the “triple lock” on the state pension (Getty)
Money
The elderly are being targeted by fraudsters with postal scams such as fake prize draws
comment
Money
You could win a trip to see Christ the Redeemer
deals
Money
(From left to right) Lee J. Cobb, George Voskovec, E.G. Marshall, Robert Webber, Jack Warden, Ed Begley, Jack Klugman, Joseph Sweeney, Henry Fonda, John Fiedler, Martin Balsam and Ed Binns in '12 Angry Men'
Money
News
The Chancellor says this round of cuts will 'finish the job' of clearing the deficit
Money
As they contemplate the retirement horizon, people may not be sitting as pretty as they think
comment
Money
You can see Paris this summer without breaking the bank
deals
Money
Finance director Nick Luff used the announcement of a fall in profits to launch a diatribe against Ofgem
Money
Out of Rach: Jennifer Aniston in 'Friends'
Money
The
Money
News
News
EasyJet was among the first to say it would adopt a “rule of two” policy from today
Money
Demonstrators protest outside Parliament after the Chancellor delivered his budget
Money
Money
Slap on the suncream: there are bargains to be had if you're heading outdoors
deals
Money
A ticket to nowhere: Taylor Swift fans were left high and dry when Viagogo let them down
comment
Money
Apple Pay, which allows for contactless payments using an iPhone, comes to the UK next year
Financial products from our partners
Property search
On Google+
The Independent
 
The Independent on Google+
i100
i100 on Google+
i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
SPONSORED FEATURES
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Property search
iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Money & Business

Recruitment Genius: Customer Service Administrator

£13000 - £15000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you passionate about custom...

Recruitment Genius: Dialler Administrator

£22000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Main purpose: Under the directi...

Ashdown Group: Contracts Manager - City of London

£35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits : Ashdown Group: Contracts Manager - City...

Guru Careers: Tax Manager / Accountant

£35 - £50k DOE: Guru Careers: A Tax Manager / Accountant (ACA / CA / CTA) is n...

ES Rentals

    Day In a Page

    A
    Independent Travel
    Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples
    Seven Cities of Italy
    Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
    Prague, Budapest and Vienna
    Lake Garda
    Minoan Crete and Santorini
    Prices correct as of 15 May 2015
    Blairites be warned, this could be the moment Labour turns into Syriza

    Andrew Grice: Inside Westminster

    Blairites be warned, this could be the moment Labour turns into Syriza
    HMS Victory: The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved - 271 years later

    The mystery of Britain's worst naval disaster is finally solved - 271 years later

    Exclusive: David Keys reveals the research that finally explains why HMS Victory went down with the loss of 1,100 lives
    Survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb attack: Japan must not abandon its post-war pacifism

    'I saw people so injured you couldn't tell if they were dead or alive'

    Nagasaki survivors on why Japan must not abandon its post-war pacifism
    Jon Stewart: The voice of Democrats who felt Obama had failed to deliver on his 'Yes We Can' slogan, and the voter he tried hardest to keep onside

    The voter Obama tried hardest to keep onside

    Outgoing The Daily Show host, Jon Stewart, became the voice of Democrats who felt the President had failed to deliver on his ‘Yes We Can’ slogan. Tim Walker charts the ups and downs of their 10-year relationship on screen
    Satya Nadella: As Windows 10 is launched can he return Microsoft to its former glory?

    Satya Nadella: The man to clean up for Windows?

    While Microsoft's founders spend their billions, the once-invincible tech company's new boss is trying to save it
    A Very British Coup, part two: New novel in pipeline as Jeremy Corbyn's rise inspires sequel

    A Very British Coup, part two

    New novel in pipeline as Jeremy Corbyn's rise inspires sequel
    Philae lander data show comets could have brought 'building blocks of life' to Earth

    Philae lander data show comets could have brought 'building blocks of life' to Earth

    Icy dust layer holds organic compounds similar to those found in living organisms
    What turns someone into a conspiracy theorist? Study to look at why some are more 'receptive' to such theories

    What turns someone into a conspiracy theorist?

    Study to look at why some are more 'receptive' to such theories
    Chinese web dissenters using coded language to dodge censorship filters and vent frustration at government

    Are you a 50-center?

    Decoding the Chinese web dissenters
    The Beatles film Help, released 50 years ago, signalled the birth of the 'metrosexual' man

    Help signalled birth of 'metrosexual' man

    The Beatles' moptop haircuts and dandified fashion introduced a new style for the modern Englishman, says Martin King
    Hollywood's new diet: Has LA stolen New York's crown as the ultimate foodie trend-setter?

    Hollywood's new diet trends

    Has LA stolen New York's crown as the ultimate foodie trend-setter?
    6 best recipe files

    6 best recipe files

    Get organised like a Bake Off champion and put all your show-stopping recipes in one place
    Ashes 2015: Steven Finn goes from being unselectable to simply unplayable

    Finn goes from being unselectable to simply unplayable

    Middlesex bowler claims Ashes hat-trick of Clarke, Voges and Marsh
    Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... for the fourth time

    Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... again

    I was once told that intelligence services declare their enemies dead to provoke them into popping up their heads and revealing their location, says Robert Fisk
    Margaret Attwood on climate change: 'Time is running out for our fragile, Goldilocks planet'

    Margaret Atwood on climate change

    The author looks back on what she wrote about oil in 2009, and reflects on how the conversation has changed in a mere six years