Best City Breaks for 2017

January 19th, 2017

With the festive season a fast fading memory; what better way to banish the winter blues than by booking a summer break? We have scoured the web to discover this year’s holiday hotspots and added some of our favourite destinations:

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Interesting insurance facts

January 13th, 2017

If you thought insurance was boring: think again. We’ve been trawling the web to find interesting insurance facts and have uncovered some that should raise an eyebrow:

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News Round-up: 30 Days in insurance news headlines

January 10th, 2017

Are EU joking? Golf carts, dodgem cars and quad bikes could need insurance

The Department of Transport are consulting on a new European Union directive that may require all vehicles, including any used privately, to have full insurance. The legal changes could affect a wide range of vehicles from: electric bikes and mobility scooters to dodgem cars and quad bikes. The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson branded the looming changes as “insane” and an example of “undemocratic law‑making” by the EU. Whatever side of the Brexit fence you sit on; the directive could have costly consequences as the UK is legally bound to abide by European legislation while still part of the Union. Read the rest of this entry »

Financial New Years’ Resolutions

January 6th, 2017

The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf and you won’t be surprised to learn that financial resolutions are amongst the most common. Detoxing your finances can be an empowering way to start the year on the right foot, but like all resolutions you’ve got a much better chance of succeeding if you set realistic goals. So ditch the fad diets and follow our top tips to financial fitness: Read the rest of this entry »

How to find competitive 4×4 car insurance

December 28th, 2016

If you drive a 4×4 you’ll know just how difficult it can be finding sensibly priced insurance. 4X4s tend to be bigger vehicles, with more powerful engines, which pushes them into higher insurance groups. They also make tempting targets for thieves which further pushes-up insurance premiums. However, it’s not all doom and gloom, with help from the right broker; 4×4 insurance needn’t break the bank. Read the rest of this entry »

Affordable insurance for businesses at risk of flooding

December 23rd, 2016

business-flood-2It’s great news for businesses located in flood risk areas as the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) announces the launch of a new product aimed at helping commercial properties find competitive insurance.

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Insurance News Round-up: EXTRA EDITION

December 21st, 2016

santaIt’s been a busy month for news and with so many interesting stories hitting the headlines we have decided to publish another round-up, packed with plenty of seasonal cheer.

 

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Insurers get prepared for winter floods

December 15th, 2016

business-flood-insurance-imageLast winter’s floods devastated communities and cost insurers £1.3billion in claims. In preparation for possible wet weather ahead the insurance industry has 5,000 workers on standby ready to handle calls about claims and provide practical advice on the ground.

 

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Uncertain times leave small businesses underinsured

December 12th, 2016

business-insurance-editThe decision to leave the European Union means that British businesses are facing an uncertain future. Doubtless there will be some ‘winners’ and some ‘losers’, but one thing we do know is that the drop in the value of sterling could leave businesses vulnerable to the risk of being underinsured. Read the rest of this entry »

November Insurance News: A month in headlines

December 9th, 2016

frosting-2Car thieves are working overtime in the cold snap

As temperatures plummet due to an icy blast from the Arctic motorists are being warned not to leave their vehicles unattended with the engine running when ‘warming-up’ in the morning. Opportunist thieves take advantage of the big freeze in a practice nicknamed ‘frosting’ where they simply help themselves to unattended cars complete with keys. Not only are insurers unlikely to pay out if your vehicle is stolen, but you’re also breaking the law. Much better to invest in a can of de-icer and a windscreen scraper. Read the rest of this entry »