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Cars in Film

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From the heavily armoured Batmobile to Doc’s time-hopping DeLorean, cars play a starring role in many of our favourite film moments. And we’re not talking about standard run-arounds. These mega-stars of the movie vehicle world are packed with unusual features, having to contend with car chases, explosions and robot battles. Which begs the question… if […]

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Insurance or just Jargon

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    Aug
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Insurance is littered with confusing jargon and nonsensical terms most people simply can’t get their heads around. Luckily for you, we’ll be clearing things up as we explain some common terms you may come across. It is in broad Yorkshire though… Yer’ll be speaking proper Yorkshire in no time. Premium This is t’amount yer pay […]

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Smart Charging

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Electric cars are a common site on roads these days, with charging points popping up all over the country. But the dramatic increase in their popularity could see peak electricity demand jump by more than the capacity of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station by 2030, National Grid says. Around 90,000 electric cars and […]

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Flower power security

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    Aug
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In an attempt to keep our homes safe we fit security lights and close blinds before going out – so why do we still undo all that hard work by leaving a set of spare keys outside? Whether it’s for their dogwalker, cleaner or mum, nearly 30% of Brits still regularly leave a key hidden […]

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Electric cars, can they deliver?

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Once a futuristic pipe dream, electric cars are now a staple of modern day streets and motorways. Whether you’re considering a hybrid like the Toyota Prius, or going fully electric with Tesla or Nissan Leaf, you’ll be weighing up the environmental and financial benefits with challenges such as access to power points and the distance […]

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Cover up for Summer

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    Aug
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Protection is important as the temperature goes up, but we’re not here to talk about sun cream, long sleeved shirts and staying out the sun between peak times of the afternoon. At 1 Stop Insurance Consultants we’re here to tell you about all the ways that your insurance protection can keep you well-covered over the […]

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Smart homes- Are they a help or a hinderance

While the use of telematics (Black Boxes)in cars is nothing new, the idea that this can be extended to the home marks a significant change both for our customers and the household insurance market as we know it. The application of smart technology in the home is wide-ranging; from smart security systems to fridges that […]

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Hit by an uninsured driver-what next?

The MIB (Motor Insurance Bureau) estimates that 1 in 38 cars is driven by an uninsured driver. So why do some drivers take the risk? It could be they don’t want to pay the premium, are inexperienced, have previous accidents or convictions or are just unable to pass the driving test. All in all most […]

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Immune to Cyber attack? Think again.

I thought you might like to see the prominent experiment run by one of our Cyber Insurers, Hiscox Insurance. Whilst they incidentally share my surname and there is apparently a common ancestor over 300 years ago that’s not the reason why we utilise their policies alongside those from other providers. Hiscox Insurance has over 14 […]

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Cyclists insurance petition attracts online attention

An online petition has attracted both signatures and derision after calling for British cyclists to ‘hold insurance and pay road tax’. The petition was created by motorist Owen McDermott, who claims: “The public roads used by motor vehicles are becoming unsafe to use” “Just like having to sit your theory and your practical test to […]

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