Monthly Archives: August 2011

Insurance Myths and Tips

The Association of British Insurers has previously published a list of common misconceptions and issued some tips. They don’t extensively cover everything we come across but are helpful in helping consumers make the right choices when taking out insurance. Over … Continue reading

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Do you have cover in place for your children whilst they are away in student accommodation?

With the hike in tuition fees coming into force in 2012, the number of students applying to go to university is set to top 700,000 for the first time as many fight for a place to beat the cap on … Continue reading

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High Insurance Excess? You can insure this with Vehicle Excess Protection Cover

I had a minor accident in my car recently; I hit a post in a car park and damaged my door. Before claiming I decided to get an approximate estimate for repairs, as I would rather not have a claim … Continue reading

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Business Interruption Insurance

I watched the burning Croydon furniture store all evening on live TV. As soon as I saw it I felt the owner’s pain, which was even more stomach churning when I heard it was a historical five generation family business. … Continue reading

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Is your home insurance adequate?

A frequent conversation I have with clients is regarding the value of contents inside their home, and how much they should be insuring for. And here lies the difference between speaking to a broker against arranging your cover online or … Continue reading

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Insuring your Prestige Home

There are hundreds, probably thousands, of insurance policies in the UK aimed at insuring residential homes and their occupants. Virtually all of them are designed for a normal sized home. For arguments sake, let’s say that’s any size up to … Continue reading

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Local Insurance Brokers offer better service

A long time ago on a road somewhere far away an insurance customer collided with a cow. The questions and answers on the claim form read as follows: Q – What warning was given by you? A – Horn Q … Continue reading

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Insuring outdoor items, garden furniture and contents in sheds and outbuildings

What a scorching April! As an outdoors person it didn’t take me long to dust off the garden furniture and treat myself to a new bar-b-q. Even the mountain bikes had a trip out. And I know I am not … Continue reading

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Protecting your home from woodland fires

Many homes in the UK are potentially affected by woodland fires. Certainly local to Entrust in Fleet in Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire there have recently been a number of serious woodland fires. If your home is located in a woodland … Continue reading

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Working From Home

With over 2 million businesses being run from home in the UK, and an estimated 1,400 created every week, there’s no denying that it’s a popular and economical way of running a business. But whilst working from home has some … Continue reading

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