Welcome to the car insurance and travel insurance news archive from Swiftcover.
Here you will find insurance related news stories from 2013.
Bank of England Ready for 'Scalding Hot' Housing Market
27 December 2013
The Bank of England's chief economist, Spencer Dale, says that rising house prices can underpin economic recovery, but warns that the UK must watch out for 'microwave-style' rapid overheating.
House prices reach record high while London faces property bubble
19 November 2013
The British housing market has been going from strength to strength over the past few months, and data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), released in October 2013, suggests that house...
1 in 5 Drink-Drivers Now Over 50
16 October 2013
Here at Swiftcover we've been doing some research into drink driving statistics, uncovering some worrying results.
Hoping for an Indian Summer to Fend Off Central Heating Blues?
20 September 2013
A glance at the calendar proves what our senses are telling us - September is here, and many people will have already glanced nervously at the central heating wondering how soon is too soon, or have...
Cyclist Busts "Road Tax" Myth
28 August 2013
Alongside having a valid car insurance policy, UK drivers also need a valid tax disc to keep their car legally on the road.
Congestion Charges Cause Headaches for Diplomats
24 July 2013
London's foreign diplomats have found a rather risky way to cut the cost of driving in the capital: refusing to pay Congestion charges and parking fines.
Protecting Your Garden Furniture From the British Summer
30 June 2013
With the UK's notoriously changeable weather, it's wise to take precautions to protect your garden furniture from the fickle elements - here are our top tips.
First-Timers Boost Housing Market
28 May 2013
The housing market bounced along with a spring in its step in March this year, experiencing a boost in sales worth £2.4bn, thanks to a jump in the number of first-time buyers.
'Feuding' Neighbours' Prank War Results in Garden Buried in Foam
22 April 2013
The expression 'keeping up with the Joneses' has been leant a whole new meaning by next-door neighbours and firm friends Maggie McElroy and Barry Brennard from the Welsh village of Towyn.
Swiftcover Partners with Absolute Radio
27 March 2013
Here at swiftcover.com, we are excited to announce our exclusive sponsorship with Absolute Radio.
The MIB Helps to Uncover Car Insurance Fraud
24 February 2013
The MIB has helped to secure a major insurance fraud conviction after a suspicious increase in complaints from motorists who had been duped by fraudulent car insurance policies.
Pothole season could damage your car
29 January 2013
Cold winter weather is making the UK's potholes worse according to campaign website potholes.co.uk who warned that freezing temperatures can create new potholes as well as making existing damage worse...