Credit Crunched Drivers Put Saving Before Safety 6.5 million UK cars could have defective brakes or worn out tyres

Credit Crunched Drivers Put Saving Before Safety
6.5 million UK cars could have defective brakes or worn out tyres
Worrying new research from leading car insurance comparison website Gocompare.com has revealed that nearly 30 per cent of UK motorists are putting off carrying out repairs to their cars in order to save money.
And with winter driving […]

Fortis and UKU team up in significant new partnership

Fortis and UKU team up in significant new partnership
Today Fortis Insurance Limited and UK Underwriting Limited (UKU) have announced an agreement to enter into a five-year partnership, worth annually in excess of £50m Gross Written Premiums.
The agreement between the two companies has been reached following detailed discussions involving Barry Smith (CEO, Fortis UK), Philip […]

Update on changes to Fortis Group

Following reports in the press over the last few days of actions that have taken place regarding the structure and ownership of activities within Fortis Group, we want to reassure you that there is no impact on our activities within the UK. This is because the scope of the decisions relates to Fortis Bank and […]

Fortis is the latest addition to the panel of insurers for BUDGET Van Insurance - the commercial vehicle (CV) product owned by the BGL Group.

Fortis is the latest addition to the panel of insurers for BUDGET Van Insurance - the commercial vehicle (CV) product owned by the BGL Group.
Having launched a new van proposition to the market in 2005, Fortis is proving to offer extremely competitive rates for customers. The insurer has joined the BUDGET Van Insurance panel as […]

Continued industry recognition for Fortis

Continued industry recognition for Fortis
Highlights:
* First insurer ever to achieve the Incisive Media Gold Standard
* Winner of the ifs Financial Innovation ‘Most Promising New Product - Insurance’
* Sixth time winner of the Insurance Times Awards ‘Motor Insurer of the Year’
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Macmillan 4×4 UK Challenge AA supporting endurance event in aid of cancer charity

Macmillan 4×4 UK Challenge
AA supporting endurance event in aid of cancer charity
AA specialist Land Rovers will be supporting competitors in the Macmillan 4×4 challenge
Two of the AA’s specialist Land Rovers will be supporting competitors on this weekend’s (6-8 March) Macmillan 4×4 UK Challenge – a long-distance four-wheel drive navigational endurance event in aid of Macmillan […]

ABI age discrimination report Car premiums could double if age discrimination for insurance ends

ABI age discrimination report
Car premiums could double if age discrimination for insurance ends
AA Insurance has expressed concern about the potential impact on buyers of car insurance, if the Equalities Bill, due during the 2009/2010 session of parliament, extends to the sale of insurance.
Age is one of several factors, which also includes sex, that affect risk […]

Disruption caused by Snow Select Committee enquiry must act on lessons learned

Disruption caused by Snow
Select Committee enquiry must act on lessons learned
heavy snow caused widespread disruption in early February
The AA highlights lessons that need to be learned and issues that need to be addressed by the House of Commons’ transport committee hearing into disruption caused by the snow in early February when they meet on 11 […]

Climate change and transport A third of car drivers have been led on an environmental guilt trip

Climate change and transport
A third of car drivers have been led on an environmental guilt trip
Car exhaust emissions
A third of UK drivers have been led on an environmental guilt trip because they think their cars emit at least twice as much CO2 than they actually do, the AA has found.
More than half of drivers over-estimate […]

AA Patrol Approved award winners UK’s best cuppa and best bacon sandwich

AA Patrol Approved award winners
UK’s best cuppa and best bacon sandwich
Mega Bites in Portsmouth won the AA Patrol approved ‘best cuppa’ award
National AA Patrol Approved award winners announced
Four independent venues have been awarded titles for their bacon sandwiches, tea and toilets in the first ever AA Patrol Approved UK awards.
After battling through a rigorous shortlist […]