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Category Archive: General

Insurance Comparison sites – The downside

There is no doubt that Insurance comparison sites have had a lot to play in altering the insurance market over the last few years but sometimes it’s sad to say it’s not always for the better. If I come across a young driver looking for insurance then I would often these will provide a good route. […]

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Decreasing mortgage cover- peace of mind.

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  • 23
    Apr
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None of us like thinking about death, especially our own but think we must if we are to protect our loved ones. If you have a mortgage these days the lender may not insist on you having life cover in place but it is obviously advisable. If we put this cover in force we then tend […]

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What’s the most common home insurance claim?

No matter which insurer you talk to the answer will be Accidental damage (AD). So are you covered? Not every policy covers accidental damage to your home, business or their contents. A little while ago I was talking to a client about taking over their insurance from a direct insurer. They said they had a comprehensive […]

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Burst Pipes are you covered?

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  • 23
    Apr
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If you have a building and or contents insurance then the answer is probably YES. But like all matters INSURANCE the “devil is in the detail”. Many policies whilst covering you for escape of water claims usually come with conditions. Firstly, Escape of Water claims usually come with a higher excess, often an additional £250 or […]

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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
    Feb
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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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    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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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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