In a move designed to reduce young road deaths, Co-op Insurance is driving home the importance of safe driving to thousands of secondary school students. Nearly 25,000 people were killed or seriously injured on UK roads in the 12 months to March 2016 and according to Brake, the road safety charity, young drivers are far more […]

When was the last time you banged on the wall to tell your neighbours to keep the noise down or got frustrated by their pet pooch barking non-stop? A new study from Co-op Insurance has found that one in five Brits (19%) have been involved in a dispute with their neighbour in the last twelve […]

Welcome back to the Consumer Services Executive team who look after our Funeralcare, Legal Services and Insurance businesses. They’ve just finished a two-day road trip around Cumbria raising awareness and funds for British Red Cross to help tackle loneliness in our communities. Day one On Wednesday they had an 8am start making brews in return for donations […]

Calamitous canines called Charlie are more likely to be the victims of pet insurance claims according to data from Co-op Insurance. And if you’re after a lucky cat, be sure to never name it Oscar. With the average insurance claim for dogs amounting to £510 and cats £475, the need for owners to protect their animals from […]

The Co-operative Insurance Young Drivers Report

Young drivers have been sharing how family and friends impact the way they drive in Co-op Insurance’s Young People in the Driving Seat report. It may seem like young people, cars and loud music would be no surprise but it seems that the volume of the radio is directly related to who is in the […]

Unluckiest Pets - black dog

If you own a crossbreed cat called Oscar and live in London, or a Labrador dog called Alfie, chances are you may be taking a trip to the vet sometime soon. Analysis of our Insurance claims data has revealed that the unluckiest dogs in the UK are named Alfie, Charlie and Bella, whilst cats called […]

Insurance Colleague Halyma

Halyma Begum is one of the shining stars in our Insurance business. In her 27 years she’s achieved more than most do in a lifetime. As she adds another award to her CV, we talk to her about competition, charity and innovation. Sitting in a classroom in Hyde Technology School a 14-year-old Halyma Begum distinctly […]

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Whether it’s a staycation somewhere in the UK or a two-week sunshine getaway, if you’re planning on leaving home for any kind of short break or holiday then you should consider what you’re leaving behind as well as what you take with you. Typically holiday makers have a checklist to make sure nothing essential is […]

A staggering 6,253 drivers currently on our roads have hit the dozen mark and over for penalty points on their licence.If you want to stay safe, check your wing mirrors in the following areas! Rank Postcode area Number of drivers with more than 12 penalty points 1 Nottingham 180 2 Doncaster 174 3 Cardiff 173 […]