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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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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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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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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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5 Ways to get cheaper parking

How many of these do you do? Cheat your way to cheaper parking with our top 5 life hacks for car owners.   Once you’ve factored in tax, car insurance and petrol, owning a car isn’t cheap – and eye-watering city centre parking prices don’t help. But what if we told you there are a […]

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Laptops on Planes- Covered or Not?

You will no doubt have heard about certain flights into the UK and USA banning things like laptops from hand luggage, insisting that they are carried in hold luggage instead. So where do you stand with regards to insurance of these items? Whilst I cannot speak for all insurers the following will normally be true. […]

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Rising Motor or Liability Premium?

Why are motor insurance and Liability rates increasing? The insurance industry as a whole is reeling from an overhaul of the way courts calculate compensation claims (called the Personal Injury Discount Rate). All motor and liability insurers will probably have to increase the premiums they charge as a result. If your rate has increased then […]

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Cyber- Manufacturer concerns

Study reveals cyber concerns among manufacturing executives In an extensive and widespread interview of executives operating in the manufacturing industry, Deloitte and MAPI find out more about the challenges and concerns of those operating in the manufacturing industry. The impact of technology in the manufacturing industry thanks to globalisation, complex systems and a drive for […]

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Car Insurance Premiums at 4 year high, say the AA (*)

According to the British Insurance Premium Index, run by The AA, average car insurance rates have risen by nearly 6% in the last quarter. They now stand at a 4 year high. But why?   Uninsured driver numbers rising The latest rises in Insurance Premium Tax in 2016 have forced up the cost of car […]

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