Written on: 07/08/2013
Yes the staff are helpful when you are arranging cover. They will also take your premium fast enough. However, try making a claim and you will be lucky if you get it paid promptly, if at all! (I have been waiting six months for them to pay my claim for mortgage protection. All they appear to do is stall and ask for the most ridiculous "additional information", which is almost impossible to obtain or provide). (read more)
Written on: 09/07/2010
I've been with British Insurance for a while after following the adice from moneysavingexpert.
Buying was simple enough and the information clearly displayed throughout.
Again like the other commenter, Ive not needed to claim but it reassuring I have the policy.
I purchased the back to day policy that pays back to the start of any redundancy etc.
My only gripe is the 0845 number which is annoying rather than a free phone number - surely it's not hard to offer this to your paying... (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2010
I actually found them extremely helpful and price wise close to the other providers.
Most policies have a 3 month exclusion so this was to be expected.
Overall happy so far but haven't needed to claim! (read more)
Written on: 14/10/2009 by 111John (1 review written)
An exclusion period mean of 120 days in layman's terms is like buying car insurance paying premiums for 4 months but you're not insured to drive until after the 4th month. This is very poor value.
Plus they have had significant price increases (86%) recently giving only 30 days notice!
In this climate it can be difficult to get alternative cover as many providers are not offering unemployment cover.
Get advice and avoid moneysavingexpert who con you with his recommendations so he gets... (read more)
Written on: 06/07/2009
British Insurance offer a reviewable policy and contract which means that the policy cover and premiums can be changed as and when the insurance company chooses to, i had followed Martin Lewis's'expert'' advise as he recommended British Insurance....... 3 months after i had taken the policy out British Insurance had written to me to say that my policy premium was going to go up after 30 days by 86%..........86%! that was a riducalous increase which they claimed was due to the credit crunch.... (read more)
Written on: 26/03/2008 by Steve Pritchard
I found British Insurance on the internet and was amazed at their excellent service and prices. When i needed to claim on my mortgage policy from British Insurance they paid without fuss and helped me keep my home. (read more)
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