Each year people contact us when they’ve had trouble on holiday – and haven’t had the help from their travel insurer that they expected. And most of the time, these disputes centre on what’s covered by their policy and what’s not.

Our latest selection of ombudsman news case studies (PDF 344KB) highlights a range of issues involving travel insurance – from winter sports accidents to cancellation claims. We share our experience to help holidaymakers prevent problems arising, and to help insurers resolve complaints fairly.

We also answer a question we’ve received from a business about what the revised Payment Services Directive means for handling complaints. And we give our regular snapshot of the things people have complained to us the most about – this time for the third quarter of 2017/2018.

Latest news

An update on car finance commission complaints

9 May 2024

We have written to our customers with an update about our car finance commission cases. It's important to us that consumers understand our plans for progressing complaints and that financial businesses and professional representatives are clear on our expectations.

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Financial complaints have risen by 20% according to latest half-yearly data

1 May 2024

Our newly published data shows the number of financial complaints received in the second half of 2023 rose by a fifth.

Press release Data and Insight H2 data

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Ombudsman News 190

8 April 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of Ombudsman News. In this edition, we highlight our Plans and Budget for 2024/25 and changes to our award limits. We also share details of roles we’re currently recruiting for.

Recruitment Strategic plans and budget

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