British Insurance Premium Index

British Insurance Premium Index

 

The AA has been tracking the quarterly movement of car and home insurance since 1994.

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Smokers pay more for life insurance
As we are now in Stoptober – the month when smokers are encouraged to quit – AA Life Insurance provided by Legal & General reminds us how smoking affects not only health, but finances, too.
23 October 2014


Annual heating switch-on in autumn
Research from AA Home Membership shows that almost four out of ten households (39%) turn their heating on in October, while more than a quarter (27%) usually puts theirs on in September.
30 September 2014


Gas Safety Week is launched
Research from AA Home Membership, released in support of Gas Safety Week, shows that households are at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning, as only half have a monitor in their home to detect the gas.
15 September 2014


AA Life Insurance surveys good advice
It's confirmed – mothers give the best advice. A survey of good advice shows some unusual results, but it's important to leave behind more than just advice.
27 August 2014


DIY time – are you handy or disastrous?
Brits are well-known for their love affair with DIY. In fact, many are so enamoured that even having a DIY disaster just won't put them off.
21 August 2014


Cheapest postcode for car insurance
The latest AA British Insurance Premium Index showed that the average quoted premium for an annual comprehensive car insurance policy has fallen by a record amount yet again. But the average masks big regional differences.
18 August 2014


Travel insurance for Europe?
With the holiday season in full swing, research from the AA reveals that almost one in ten holidaymakers visits Europe without travel insurance.
31 July 2014


Happy 20th birthday BIPI
The AA British Insurance Premium Index has been tracking the ups, downs and emerging trends of home and motor insurance since 1994.
25 July 2014


AA responds to Transport Committee’s fourth report on motor insurance
AA Insurance agrees with Louise Ellman MP, chair of the all-party Transport Committee, that further legislation is needed to curb the continuing rise in the number of people who attempt to make fraudulent or exaggerated whiplash injury claims.
4 July 2014


AA Life Insurance surveys bucket list dreams
Many people have a 'bucket list' of things they want to do. They tend to be once in a lifetime experiences such as travel the world – but research carried out for the AA by One Poll shows that some people just want everyday things out of the way.
19 June 2014


Insurance costs – AA welcomes findings of CMA insurance market probe
Simon Douglas, director of AA Insurance says that if the Competition & Markets Authority proposals reduce premiums as they suggest, it will help to keep the high cost of owning and running a car in check.
13 June 2014


AA Insurance welcomes fraud detection figures
Nearly 2,300 attempts at insurance fraud are being detected by insurers every week, according to new industry figures.
30 May 2014


A third of homeowners make no effort to protect their valuables
New research reveals that just 12% keep their valuables in a safe, while more than a third say they don't even attempt to hide their most precious possessions.
28 May 2014


Nearly 60% of adults don't have life cover
Most people don't like to think about death, but many try to put some sort of plan in place in case the worst happens. Yet less than half of adults (41%) say they have life insurance.
8 May 2014


AA launches home insurance plus
A new home insurance policy from the AA aims to overcome homeowner concerns about what may be covered by their policy.
30 April 2014


An ideal time for home improvements
Research by Populus for AA Financial Services shows that a third of those borrowing money this year intend to use it for home improvements.
1 April 2014


One in five has been locked out of their home
Londoners are most likely to have been locked out of their home (35%) due to lost keys compared to those from Yorkshire and Humberside (13%).
11 March 2014


Who would cook your dream Christmas dinner?
Some people have a list of celebrities or historical figures they'd like to invite to their fantasy dinner party. But when asked who they'd like to cook their dream Christmas dinner, most people would only trust themselves or their partners.
20 December 2013


AA Insurance stops ghost brokers
AA Car Insurance says that its own fraud team blocks up to a dozen attempts to obtain car insurance by suspected ‘ghost brokers’ – criminals who sell 'cheap' fraudulent car insurance policies – every day.
20 November 2013


One in ten has fallen out with a friend over home repairs
According to research from AA Home Membership, one in ten people have fallen out with their friend over home repairs with a quarter being unimpressed by the quality of their friend's handiwork.
20 November 2013


Households lose their cool over heating
Research by AA Home Membership shows that as temperatures drop, one in six householders will have a run-in with a housemate over the heating each week. The most common squabble is over what temperature the heating should be – is 20 plenty for you?
19 November 2013


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