This month we’ve written a letter in Inside Time which explains the importance of access to bank accounts, and the progress made so far.
Clip from BBC One programme “Rip Off Britain” with Jennie Bond, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford. Warning about how 7 million insurance policies could be useless because someone in the house has a criminal conviction. Features Unlock.
Below is a clip from BBC One documentary “Inside Out” highlighting how millions of people might have useless insurance policies if someone in the household has a criminal conviction. It features the story of Michelle Barber, who is being asked for £240,000 by her insurance company due to a £120 fine she received due to
Following the recent Metro article, the same case has been highlighted by the Daily Mail.
We featured on the front-page of the Metro, which highlighted the case of Michelle Barber, who we’re working with the try and deal with an issue she has with her current insurer. The article is available online here. Following this article, it was also picked up by a number of other media, including The Star
We featured in the ‘People & Opinion’ section of Insurance Times. As an ex-offender, trouble getting cover led Chris Stacey to join a charity that persuades insurers to offer policies to people like him. He tells Saxon East about the untapped business firms are missing out on and the disclosure minefield that’s holding both sides
We contributed to a BBC Radio Wales discussion about minor convictions on police records. You can listen to it below.
We contributed to a BBC Radio 5 Live discussion about where minor convictions relating to offences committed as a child should be wiped from the records?
We’ve contributed to an article on myfinances.co.uk on the issue of insurance and convictions.
We feature in an article in the Observer, which looks at the issues around home insurance with criminal convictions, and the impact this could have if you have friends, family or tenants who have unspent convictions.
We were referenced in an article in the Insurance Journal. Our view is that the insurance industry is failing reformed offenders who are seeking entry to basic financial security. Writing in the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) publication Thinkpiece, we argued that blanket policies, confusing laws and an overall lack of knowledge among both the consumers
We’ve worked with BIBA (British Insurance Brokers Association) to put together a joint press release on the issue of insurance.
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