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December 5, 2012

Direct Line adds home insurance to comparethemarket.com

by Gill Montia

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From today, home insurance via Direct Line brands, Churchill and Privilege, and strategic partner brands, Nationwide and Sainsbury’s Bank, are available on comparethemarket.com. The insurer says the move reinforces its multi-channel distribution model. Direct Line chief executive, Paul Geddes, adds: “This builds on the successful launch in July of motor insurance products through this channel. […]



December 9, 2010

Towergate and comparethemarket.com collaborate

by Richard Kilner

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Towergate Insurance and comparethemarket.com have signed an agreement whereby Towergate will provide the price comparison website with insurance for its SME customers. Towergate will gain business from comparethemarket.com in a number of lines, including Commercial package, Liability, Commercial & Let Property, Restaurants, Surgeries and Offices. The new business will be handled by specialist commercial unit, […]



February 25, 2010

Comparethemarket.com makes trio of appointments

by Richard Kilner

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After experiencing a brilliant year of 160% growth comparethemarket.com has increased its team to keep up with demand. David Jackson has been appointed to the post of director of Insurance Partners and will be responsible for leadership of the team which handles managing car, home, commercial vehicle and motorbike insurance. He formerly worked for Yorkshire […]



July 14, 2009

Meerkat Aleksandr delivers award for comparethemarket.com

by Richard Kilner

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comparethemarket.com has won the Marketing Initiative of the Year Award for its highly recognised compare the meerkat adverts, starring Aleksandr Orlov, the Russian meerkat. The award, given at the British Insurance Awards 2009, was given as the public and commentators alike gave a hitherto unprecedented response to Aleksandr’s on-screen antics. Aleksandr’s catchphrase “Simples!” has become […]



May 8, 2009

Comparethemarket.com expands its home insurance panel

by Gill Montia

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Comparethemarket.com has added seven new brands to its home insurance panel, as quote volumes for home cover rise sharply. Kwik Fit, Endsleigh, Hiscox, Castle, Aim4agreatquote, Insureitall, and Policyshop now form part of the price comparison website’s resource. The firm’s commercial director, Jeremy Moll, comments: “This year our home insurance quote volumes have increased by 300% […]



March 6, 2009

Comparethemarket.com panel adds twelve car insurance providers

by David Masters

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Price comparison site Comparethemarket.com has added twelve new car insurance providers to its panel in recent weeks. The new providers are Quote a Car, Broker King, Policy Shop, One Call, Premium Choice, My Motor Quote, Insure Your Motor, 1st Central, Express, Only Insurance, and Insure Pink. The site has received ‘unprecedented’ levels of traffic since […]