When looking for buildings & contents insurance, most people's first port of call will usually be one of the major price comparison websites (PCW) for cost and conveniences sake.
Cost and convenience are always important; however many people are not aware using PCW's may mean they are not getting appropriate cover for their needs.
Recently, the Financial Conduct Authority has undertaken a investigation into PCW's to see how they were really serving the consumer, and has concluded that:
In addition to this our own experiences show that many consumers do not realise that self bought products do not give sufficient or even necessary cover, for example:
Seeing an adviser may not even seem like an option when arranging insurance, however if you have any special circumstances, seeing an adviser could mean the difference between a successful claim or losing out because your policy is inappropriate for your needs.
To put your mind at ease please contact either Tony Greenfield or Lisa Skinner on: