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Media Announcements in 2014

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December 2014
Animal lovers opt for "Pre-Pup" agreements
Almost one in three animal loving couples fear their pets could become tug of love victims if they split up, according to new research issued today (10th December, 2014) by The Co-operative Insurance.

November 2014
A third of renters have no home insurance
With both the cost of renting and the number of renters increasing, new research by The Co-operative Insurance reveals a third (33%) of those in rented accommodation don’t have any form of home insurance to protect their contents.

Two thirds of UK rescue centres see a rise in abandoned dogs
New figures revealed today highlight that in the last year, over two thirds (67%) of animal rescue centres in the UK have seen an increase in the number of abandoned* dogs.

October 2014
The Co-operative Home Insurance offers new customers a free Karcher Window Vac
The Co-operative Insurance is offering all new customers who buy a combined buildings and contents home insurance policy a free Karcher Window Vac worth £59.99*. The offer is available until 30 November 2014.

Top ten celebrity dog adopters
National Dog Adoption month: Marking the launch of National Dog Adoption Month (October), The Co-operative Insurance and have revealed the top 10 celebrities to bring an adopted dog into their homes.

August 2014
Dogs are man’s best social media friend….by a whisker!
Although cats are often thought of as ‘top dog’ in the world of social media, new research by The Co-operative Insurance reveals that dogs lead in the popularity stakes*.

Gnome Alone
‘Lock up your gnomes’ warns insurer as just over a fifth of UK homeowners report garden thefts.
The Co-operative Insurance reveals the safest place in the UK to be a gnome.

July 2014
By George! As the Prince celebrates his 1st birthday today our Pet Insurance team reveals an increase in pets named George
The Co-operative Pet Insurance has revealed the most popular pet names of 2014, showing that Brits are opting for more regal titles for our furry friends than before.

The Co-operative Insurance calls for new team at the Department for Transport to urgently address young driver safety reforms
Responding to this week’s re-shuffle at the Department for Transport and delays to the introduction of young driver reforms.

Social media junkies update holiday status despite burglary fears
New research by The Co-operative Insurance reveals that three quarters of adults (75.5 per cent) worry about home security when they go on holiday with 45 per cent concerned about digital updates signposting thieves to their vacant property.

Response from The Co-operative Insurance to the Transport Committee’s fourth report on the cost of motor insurance
In response to the Parliamentary Transport Select Committee report “Driving Premiums Down,” Jonathan Guy, Head of Claims for The Co-operative Insurance comments:

June 2014
Co-operative Insurance: Response to Efra Flood Report
The floods that hit many areas of the country this year were devastating to see and we have been doing all we can to help our customers affected by the floods to recover. It's encouraging to see that Efra are pushing for work to begin on preventative measures to lower the risk of flooding in the areas that were affected.

The Co-operative Insurance respond to CMA proposals for motor insurance
As an insurer that is focused on doing the right thing for our customers, we welcome today’s proposals from the Competition and Markets Authority.

May 2014
The Co-operative Insurance reveals young drivers steer towards mum & dad to 'af-ford' first car
According to a report issued today (20.05.14) by The Co-operative Insurance, young drivers’ tastes are far more sophisticated than those of previous generations with the most popular first car in Britain now being a black Ford Fiesta** that costs on average £2,119.

January 2014
Co-operative Insurance Society Limited - Important Notice
Proposed transfer of general insurance business of Royal London (CIS) Limited (formerly known as Co-operative Insurance Society Limited).