Driven to distraction by famous landmarks

Driven to distraction by famous landmarks
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As planning for Mark Wallinger’s white horse dubbed ‘The Angel of the South’ gets underway, new research released today reveals that an estimated 4 million (12 per cent) motorists have had an accident or near miss because they were distracted by famous roadside landmarks.
The research, conducted by esure car insurance2, […]

Spring clean your finances to save

Spring clean your finances to save
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With the official start of Spring this Friday, it’s an ideal time for Brits to spring clean their personal finances. esure offers tips on how to bring down the cost of car insurance premiums whilst making sure it’s good quality cover at the best price.
If you do less miles than […]

Death of the dodgy licence plate

Death of the dodgy licence plate
Under plans to improve the MOT test procedure and increase the thoroughness of checks made on registration-plates, millions of drivers could have their vehicles failed if they attempt to evade traffic enforcement cameras by illegally modifying their licence plates.
New research released today by esure car insurance3 reveals that more […]

Pooches and their paunches

Pooches and their paunches
People who are overweight are more likely to have overweight pets, new research1 has revealed.
According to a study of 3,000 dog owners by esure pet insurance, Britain’s obesity crisis is spreading to the nation’s animals at an alarming rate.
The problem is due to a combination of pet lovers passing on their […]

Hands-free, danger free?

Hands-free, danger free?
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Although it is legal to use a hands-free kit to make a call whilst driving, over two fifths (41 per cent) of motorists think the use of hands-free kits should be banned and 71 per cent of motorists polled think that they are a distraction to the driver1. Research commissioned by esure car […]

Rapid growth fuels 500 job expansion by esure in Glasgow

Rapid growth fuels 500 job expansion by esure in Glasgow
esure - one of the country’s leading general insurers - is planning to expand its Glasgow operations by 500 jobs within five years.
The decision follows rapid sustained growth by the company during 2008 and the company’s need for extra service and claims staff to keep […]

It’s a buyers market for cars

It’s a buyers market for cars
As car dealers attempt to fuel sales with substantial discounts and offers, now could be one of the best times to buy a new or used car. esure car insurance gives advice to motorists on what to watch out for and how to get the best deal on the […]

Keeping ‘down’ with the Joneses

Keeping ‘down’ with the Joneses
New research out today has revealed a new socio-economic trend of ‘keeping down with the Joneses’2. An estimated 7.3 million thoughtful Brits3 claim to have either downplayed or lied about their financial situation to friends, family and colleagues in recent months due to sensitivities surrounding the economic downturn and its impact […]

Don’t double-up on engagement or ‘mengagement’ ring insurance this February 14th

Don’t double-up on engagement or ‘mengagement’ ring insurance this February 14th
With Valentines Day just around the corner, romantic Brits will be getting ready to pop the question to their loved ones by shopping for the perfect diamond engagement ring - but many will waste money on buying unnecessary in-store insurance policies according to esure […]

Invasion of the ‘car key’ snatchers

Car keys are set to be one of the most sought after items for criminals in 2009, as a new study1 reveals that 90 per cent of high value2 car thefts in 2008 involved the use of the original keys to steal the car. Nine in ten of these thefts also involved the keys being […]