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UK Excess Protection Insurance and Waivers: Market Dynamics, Affinities and Partnerships

UK Excess Protection Insurance and Waivers: Market Dynamics, Affinities and Partnerships is a report investigating the market for excess protection insurance and waivers in the UK. Key features include: an outline of market drivers and the value, growth and segmentation of the market from 2010 to 2014; quantification and commentary concerning the segmentation of policies in force by distribution channels used to buy them in 2014; estimates for underwriter market shares in 2014; a comprehensive listing of major affinity and partnership marketing relationships visible at the time of the research in 2015 for these types of policy; and forecasts for the value of the market up to 2018.

In this report, excess protection insurance and waivers are defined in a broad sense as any contracts entered into by a consumer in order to avoid having to pay the excess or in order to obtain a refund for the excess paid on any given insurance policy in the event of a claim. This encompasses cover excess waivers that are not legally configured as insurance (most notably available from car rental firms) plus excess protection sold as an add-on to other policies (most notably motor insurance) as well as stand-alone excess protection insurance policies.

In keeping with 19 other studies in this series, research processes and sources used to create it include the following: primary interviews with leading brokers, underwriters and affinity / corporate partners active in this field; in-house data drawn from other Finaccord reports; and comprehensive analysis of secondary information from a diverse range of data sources including UK government departments and financial regulators, relevant lifestyle organisations and trade associations, specialist publications and published disclosures by competitors active in the market.

For further information about this research, please access the table of contents and series prospectus by clicking on the corresponding links above, or e-mail

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