Insurance contract law is archaic and widely regarded as capable of giving rise to serious injustice, particularly when applied to consumer contracts.
The English and Scottish Law Commissions are currently reviewing this area of law and in December 2009 reported with recommedations for the reform of elements of consumer insurance contract law and a draft Bill.
The Financial Ombudsman Service was created under Part XVI of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Its role is to investigate and resolve complaints against regulated financial services firms.
This website includes a guide to he work of the Financial Ombudsman Service in respect of insurance complaints.
A small hamlet on the outskirts of Exeter in Devon...
Tyldesley is a small town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan
This site records some of the history of Tyldesley. It includes the full text of Lunn's 1953 history of the town.
Tracing the history of the Tyldesley Family and the criminal damage inflicted by a British Library conservator on the manuscript of the Tyldesley Diary 1712-1714.
Very much a work in progress - the five volumes of Joseph Gillow's classic work are slowly being scanned, converted to text and uploaded...