Rebecca Hall

Notorious Cases of Insurance Fraud

by Rebecca Hall on 2 Oct, 2012

If you were asked to name a career in insurance, you’d probably answer ‘salesman’: it’s the most prominent aspect of the industry in pop culture, whether it’s being joked about or acted out. But there are plenty of careers in the insurance industry which aren’t sales-based, including actuarial roles, analyst positions, and more! In fact, […]

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to launch an investigation into the UK’s motor insurance industry and in particular, the market in Northern Ireland to see any competition or consumer issues can be addressed to make improvements to how the industry functions. The action is in the wake of reports that private motor insurance […]

Bridging the Financial Gap

Bridging the Financial Gap

Following one of the most credit rich periods through the late 90’s up to 2007/8, we are living through a time where borrowing has become highly restricted and for a great many people almost impossible to obtain. Without going through a history lesson, we are now paying the price for the years of plenty and […]

Smart Meters Can Help You Make Savings on Your Energy Use

Smart Meters Can Help You Make Savings on Your Energy Use

How Can a Smart Meter Help You Make Savings on Your Long-Term Energy Use? If you are looking into ways in which to make long-term savings on your energy use then installing a smart meter may be a good option. This guide will help to explain what a smart meter is and how it can […]

How to Determine the True Cost of Running Your Car

How to Determine the True Cost of Running Your Car

There are many costs associated with driving a car in the U.K. If you own a vehicle, it is important to take these expenses into consideration so that you can work them into your budget or determine whether it’s worth it to drive your car everywhere you go. Running costs can vary greatly depending on […]

The Most Dangerous Room In The House?

The Most Dangerous Room In The House?

The kitchen has long been seen as the heart of a home, functioning not only as a place to eat, but also somewhere to socialise and entertain. And with many more modern homes being built around open plan living, keeping the space safe and in good working order could be even more important. Regardless of […]

University of Exeter Team Victorious in CIMA Global Business Challenge

A team of young students from the University of Exeter have conquered all in their path to win the Business Challenge (GBC) hosted in Sri Lanka by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. The red-hot business minds of Kate Beattie, Adam Boadbent, Ronald Liong and Ben White made up the Exeter team ‘The Indivisibles’ who […]

How Can I Improve My Credit Rating?

Improving your credit rating can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be. This article will provide a number of helpful hints and tips that make the process of applying for credit much easier and effective. 1. Ensure all applications are completed correctly It may sound obvious, but ensuring that applications are completed […]

Getting The Best Insurance Deal: The Importance Of Shopping Around

Looking after your home and your belongings is pretty important. In some cases it’s even required by law. You go to work everyday and strive to provide for yourself and your family, so the last thing you need is to see all your work wiped out by a freak occurrence or an Act of God. […]

Insurance & Compensation Culture In A World Where Cash Is Needed

It has long been held a common belief that in the current consumer society, that many people claim fraudulently on their insurance or claim compensation when it is not strictly merited. We’ve all heard it right? How many adverts on television have you seen that encourage the purchase of insurance, with big sums quoted for […]