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Cows need insurance too!

There are many fields with unrestricted access, as public or private rights of way, and often cattle can be seen grazing nearby. Whilst passers-by can usually walk past a herd of cows without any problem, cattle can be unpredictable and many wouldn’t know how to react if the herd began to migrate towards them. Tragically, cattle-related […]

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Pre-existing medical conditions & Travel Insurance

In the UK there are over 15 million people with long-standing health conditions who are finding it increasingly difficult to source affordable travel insurance. This figure is expected to rise to 18 million in the next decade. Why is it so difficult to source affordable travel insurance? There is an all-around lack of understanding amongst […]

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Fitness Trackers-The “black box” health insurance monitor?

The number of people wearing fitness trackers and wearable smart devices to monitor their fitness has skyrocketed in recent years. It has been cited that one in 6 people in the UK wore a wearable fitness tracking device in 2017. These devices track and monitor the wearer’s daily activity including how many steps they take […]

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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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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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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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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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