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Driverless cars, good or bad?

We never cease to hear of the latest innovation in the technology that is becoming “driverless cars”. But will it ever live up to the hype? The promise is of fewer accidents and that by removing the “human element” from the equation getting from A to B will be better all round. But, as any […]

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Sheds, cabins & other outbuildings

Are items kept in your shed covered on house insurance? Unless you have a highly unusual policy the answer is probably “Yes” but as to how far that is where the answer is more difficult. A lot depends on the type of home insurance policy you have, the security of your outbuildings and indeed the […]

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Boiler Breakdown or another emergency?

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  • 26
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Boiler cover included in house insurance? With a cold snap hitting the UK this week what happens if your home central heating fails? What would you do and who would pay for the repairs? Some home insurance policies include “home emergency” cover and some don’t. What happens if yours doesn’t include this valuable cover? As […]

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Phone Insurance

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  • 26
    Feb
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Let us burst your “bubble”. Are you paying for phone insurance you may not need? Many phone providers look to boost their income by adding in mobile phone or gadget insurance but are you already covered and could you be wasting your money? If you have a home insurance policy and this includes All Risks […]

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Hacker Honeypots

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  • 22
    Feb
  • Author : 1 Stop Insurance Category : Cyber

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Hiscox turns billboards into hacker honeypots as a cyber-risk warning In a media first, Hiscox are using real-time cyber attacks in their latest advertising campaign. As a company Hiscox Insurance, like 1 Stop Insurance, are seeking to raise awareness of the threat that cyber-crime poses to businesses today. There is a lot of hype about Cyber Crime but […]

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Carillion Fallout

We’ve received some phone calls from distressed Carillion associates – People who are looking for their best option. Does this affect you or someone you know? Some of those people are thinking about going self employed, or starting their own business. It’s a big step and as with any potential business start up part of […]

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Current News

It’s not what you know but who you know ! Scaffolders and roofers– With the Christmas and New Year breaks out of the way it seems scaffolders and roofers are becoming more active and with that we have seen an influx of new cases. With higher risk occupations like this we know some companies can […]

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Ransomwear Puts A Bounty On System Usage

Just when businesses are getting up to speed with the latest tricks employed by cyber criminals, another rears its ugly head. You cannot fail to have noticed the Ransomwear causing havoc across the NHS and indeed worldwide. (See the BBC website)   Ransomware is the practice of extorting a business by blocking access or threatening […]

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5 Ways To Lower Your Motor Insurance Costs

As most of you are aware motor insurance costs are rising due to a wide number of facts but primarily the changes to the Ogden Rate (used by the courts to settle Personal Injury claims). At 1 Stop Insurance we are committed to keeping costs as low as possible for our clients whilst still maintaining […]

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Stricter punishment for speeding offences from today!

You may not be aware but new rules have now come into force for the most serious speeding offences meaning that fines are set to increase by 50%. (Source the BBC) I’m not talking about “low level” speeding camera events or those only a few mph outside the limit but those who choose to excessively […]

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