Monthly Archives: March 2021


24

Mar 2021

Almost 37 million people with motor insurance

In 2021, 71% of consumers said they owned car insurance, which is the same percentage as in 2019. This means around 37 million consumers own motor insurance. The penetration of consumers who own motor insurance tends to rise with age, social grade and household income. These findings come from the IRN Research report Motor Insurance Consumer Research report 2021. A new customer journey begins each...

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12

Mar 2021

COVID-19 causes ferry pax numbers to fall by 28.2 million.

Ferry Passenger, car and Coach Volumes Slump In 2020, 28.2 million fewer trips by ferry were made on UK ferries, covering trips between the UK and Continent, UK-Ireland and domestic locations (including the London River Service). Numbers were down across the broad for all routes and all destinations. Along with the decline in passenger trips, the number of cars transported fell by 4.8 million and...

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Freight Volumes Down Post Brexit

12

Mar 2021

Freight Volumes Down Post Brexit

UK Overseas Freight Down 18% in February 2021 In February 2021, the volume of accompanied and unaccompanied freight units travelling between the UK and Europe (including the Republic of Ireland) declined by 18% compared with the same month of 2020. While the decline was less than the 34% decline seen in January 2021, the decline in February means that in the first two month of...

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10

Mar 2021

BTE Legal Expense Insurance Report

19 million BTE LEI policyholders In 2021, around four-in-ten consumers owned a before the event (BTE) legal expense insurance (LEI) policy, compared with only around one-quarter in 2019. The rise in ownership has been driven by older consumers aged 55+.  This means in 2021, just over 19 million adults had a LEI policy, with almost 28 million policies outstanding. Almost four-in-ten LEI policyholders own more...

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08

Mar 2021

2021 UK Legal Services Market Report Published

UK legal services market revenue on hold in 2020 but most legal professionals are optimistic about the next 12 months The UK legal services market (including private practice firms, barristers, patent agents, and other legal services providers) was valued at almost £37bn in 2020, unchanged from 2019. In the first three-quarters of 2020 revenue decreased by 1.5% compared to the previous year mainly due to...

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