Category: Insurance

Over 50s Home Insurance product from Post Office

Brand new over 50s Home Insurance product from Post Office Money, rated 5* by Defaqto Offers a guarantee to beat customer renewal quote by at least £50 Competitive features mark Post Office Money’s intention to become one of the leading financial services providers by 2020 Post Office Money announces the launch of its brand new 5* Home Insurance for the over 50s available in branch. This new product marks the latest addition to the business’ growing range of celebrated financial...Read more

Over-50s making up a third of the UKs workforce

The over-50s make up one third of UK workforce Despite the documented difficulties of finding employment after the age of 50, the statistics from the ONS indicate the over 50s section of the workforce still at work has hit record numbers. Pensions Minister Baroness Altman said: “A social revolution is underway as increasing numbers of over-50s realise they are not ‘old’ and want to keep on working. Almost a third of adults employed during Q1 and Q2 2015 were aged...Read more

UK Funeral costs rise as rapidly as house prices

Royal London study finds the cost of a UK funeral has risen by 3.9% in the past year The average ‘basic’ funeral now costs £3,702 - a rise of £140 in one year More than one in ten people struggle with funeral expenses – the average debt: £1,318 New research by Royal London – the UK’s largest mutual life, pension and investment company – reveals the cost of an average, basic funeral in the UK has increased by 3.9%. This...Read more

UK over 50s spend in excess of £1.5 Billion a year on fitness

The UK’s over 50s have a ‘fit and healthy’ price tag of £130 million2 per month 13.2 million over 50s (58%) are more conscious than ever about their health and fitness, and 8.9 million exercise more now than when they were younger.Walking and swimming are the top pursuits in the pursuit of physical prime The UK’s over 50s are enjoying ‘getting physical’, according to original insight from insurance provider RIAS. Just over half (54%) of today’s over 50s exercise at...Read more

UK caravan and motorhome owners’ attitudes and behaviours in relation to road safety

Caravan insurance specialist, Shield Total Insurance, has published the results of a recent online survey investigating 400 UK caravan and motorhome owners’ attitudes and behaviours in relation to road safety. The poll was conducted in light of a recent report by road safety charity Brake, which found that many road users have a tendency to overestimate the safety of their own driving and blame others for dangers on the road, while often disregarding traffic laws themselves. Caravan/motorhome owners often find...Read more