August 11th 2020
How much would it cost to rebuild your property?
There’s been a lot to think about and adjust to over the COVID-19 pandemic and if you’re moving home, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, there are some things that you absolutely need to get right first time around. Read More
December 17th 2019
How much does the UK spend over Christmas?
Deloitte’s Christmas Survey conducted in 2018 found that UK customers spend an average of £567 over Christmas, over 42% more than the European average of £400. This was the highest amount next to Spain (£526) and Austria (£475). But where exactly is our money being spent? Read More
May 20th 2019
What does the Tenant Fees Act mean for landlords and for tenants?
You browse suitable properties. You arrange a viewing. You’re all set. You call the letting agent to discuss the deposit. Before you know it, you must pay a deposit, one month of rent and ‘referencing fees’ before you’re handed the keys. Read More
April 8th 2019
£250bn+ worth of contents are not insured, and other stats
In today’s world, we have a better understanding of the value of our possessions, the threat of risks like fires or the weather, and are more aware when it comes to protecting our properties from would-be thieves. Yet despite all this, 28% of us don’t have a home contents insurance policy in place and £266bn […] Read More
December 4th 2018
Movie Liability: Missed insurance claims in Tinseltown
Is Christmas really Christmas without the classic films that seem to have been with us forever? There are few better feelings over the festive period than cosying up with snacks in front of our favourite flicks. For the characters involved, though, it’s stressful, humiliating and often painful. Without further ado, we take a look at some […] Read More
November 6th 2018
Up your household security for autumn and winter
The end of British Summer Time signifies shorter days, longer nights and a 20% rise in home burglaries across the UK. The aftermath of a break-in can be devastating and often leaves homeowners feeling unsafe in their own homes. Read More
October 23rd 2018
Your Halloween Survival Guide: Keep your home safe this ‘All Hallows Eve’
Halloween can be traced back as far as the ancient festival of Samhain when, on the 31st of October, the ghosts of the dead would revisit the mortal world. To ward off any evil spirits in their midst, large bonfires were lit in each village. Druids then walked from house-to-house with embers from the sacred bonfire […] Read More
October 9th 2018
Attack of the autumn leaves – Avoiding blocked drains
Autumn is upon us, the nights are drawing in and we’re begrudgingly packing away our shorts and flip-flops for another year in place of cosy jumpers, winter coats and knitted scarves. Whilst autumn has its upsides, those crispy golden leaves can become quite a nuisance. Yes, we’re talking about blocked drains… Read More
July 31st 2018
Rare Finds: Underinsured jewels hidden in the home
Whether inherited and passed down to you over decades or bought and collected by you personally, owning antiques is thrilling and adds intrigue and curiosity to your home. Having your antiques valued regularly may seem unnecessary, but insuring them accurately depends on correct, up-to-date valuations. Therefore it is often the case that antiques are grossly […] Read More
June 5th 2018
Fine art insurance – what do you need to know?
From a Picasso that’s travelling across the world for an exhibition, to a Pollock lent to a gallery by a private collector, art travels more than you might think. And when artworks – in particular high value and fragile pieces – are in transit, insurance becomes a priority. But, what are the concerns affecting the […] Read More