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Garden Offices

It’s often said that living quarters and working areas should be kept entirely separate to strike the right balance between productivity on the job and a happy home life. But not everyone has the luxury of an extra room, and even if they do, its primary function may already be determined as the guest room, […]

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Motorcycle Theft prevention

Motorcycles may be an increasing mode of transport, but recent statistics show that they are far more likely to be stolen than a car, due in part to simple carelessness. A remarkable seven out of 10 owners leave their bikes unlocked in city bike parks. More worryingly, perhaps, is that bike thieves are altering their […]

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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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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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