Ten ways to beat car thieves at their own game

December 6th, 2017

stop car thieves Cars have never been more secure so it’s surprising that figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that vehicle thefts have risen by 30% over the past three years. Last year 85,688 cars were stolen so we decided to look at what’s driving the increase and how motorists can avoid becoming a statistic.  Read the rest of this entry »

Do you know what activities are covered by your winter sports insurance?

November 30th, 2017

winter sports insuranceIt’s often said that with age comes wisdom, but it isn’t always the case. A recent report has highlighted which age groups are most and least likely to check that their winter sports insurance is up to the job; and it makes for interesting reading.   Read the rest of this entry »

How to beat the rising cost of home insurance

November 27th, 2017

home insuranceIn today’s tough economic climate homeowners are being forced to make difficult choices. Energy bills are rising year-on-year and with food bills set to skyrocket it’s hardly surprising that homeowners are tightening their belts. Read the rest of this entry »

Business Interruption Insurance Explained

November 24th, 2017

Business interruption What is business interruption insurance?

Business interruption insurance is designed to help businesses through periods when they are unable to trade due an unexpected setback such as a fire or flood. It covers loss of income and additional expenses and aims to ensure that the business stays on a firm financial footing. Read the rest of this entry »

Landlords guide to getting ready for winter

November 17th, 2017

Winter’s coming and landlords won’t be surprised to read that it’s the busiest time of the year for property insurance claims (which peak in February). It’s said that prevention is better than cure and the following ten steps are designed to minimise the risk of making a claim: Read the rest of this entry »

Insurance Fraud News: A month in the headlines

November 10th, 2017

At Quoteline Direct we keep a close eye on the media and like to stay on top of what’s happening in the insurance world. The past 30 days have been a bad month for fraudsters; so we decided to take a closer look at how the industry is getting tough on insurance cheats:  Read the rest of this entry »

Why businesses need Directors & Officers Insurance

November 7th, 2017

D&O InsuranceDirectors and Officers Insurance is designed to cover an individual’s legal costs in cases of negligence or malpractice, and as everybody knows court costs quickly add-up. Life is becoming increasingly litigious and allegations of wrongdoing can be brought by any number of people from competitors and customers to colleagues. D&O insurance is an essential safeguard for any size of business, and Quoteline Direct explains why:  Read the rest of this entry »

Can the nation’s driving habits help cut harmful emissions?

November 2nd, 2017

diesel pumpThe effects of pollution caused by cars is never far from the headlines and motor manufacturers are being forced to clean up their act. Recent media pressure started with the emissions scandal dubbed ‘dieselgate’ which exposed the industry-wide practice of fudging exhaust emissions results to paint new vehicles in a greener light. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 alternative winter sports activities

October 30th, 2017

These days there’s more to winter sports than skiing and snowboarding, so we decided to look at ten of the more unusual ways to spend your winter break:

 

 

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Halloween Special:  Forget about fright night – have you heard about fright week?

October 26th, 2017

Halloween pumpkin Halloween is just around the corner and households are being urged to take simple steps to avoid getting a nasty financial fright:

 

 

 

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