Monthly Archives: June 2017

Latest data shows a 34.6% increase in motor insurance premiums

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New research from Consumer Intelligence shows a significant increase in motor insurance premiums in recent months as new government injury compensation rules come into effect. According to the data drivers are now facing average premiums of £666 a year. It

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Alarming decline in the number of let properties

Home.co.uk, an online property search database, has released worrying figures for the UK let property market this week. It has seen a slump of 11.6% in buildings over the last six years. In Wales, the rental market has fallen 28.1% between

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Your online holiday snaps could affect your home insurance

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Are you the person who uploads your flight tickets, takes pictures of your pre-flight cocktails, films the take-off to a sunny destination and then upload this onto social media? If so you could be putting your property at risk of

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The UK holiday let market is on the up

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Short term holiday let market is particularly thriving at the moment with Second Estates reporting that the average income per booking is up 6.4% in the first 4 months of the year compared with last year, at the same period.

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Drowning Prevention Week 16th – 26th June 2017 – Tips to keep you and your loved ones safe on holiday around water

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One person drowns every 20 hours in the UK, more than 2 people a minute worldwide and hundreds more suffer life changing injuries through near drowning. The latest statistics released as part of the Drowning Prevention Week highlight the need to teach people how to stay

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Rise as 6 out of 10 landlords now use letting agents

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The amount of landlords using letting agents is on the rise. This represents a break from the norm as the proportion of landlords who use an agent has remained relatively consistent over the last few years, having only risen one

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Mobile phones – are you covered?

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According to the Office of National Statistics 81% of us own mobile phones and between March 2015 and March 2016 almost 450,000 had their phone stolen. With the high-end IPhones worth in the region of £800, it makes sense to ensure

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Major concert promotors look to make insurance claims following Manchester terror attacks

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Ariana Grande and Take That’s promoters are both filing insurance claims due to several tour dates having to be cancelled following the terrorist attacks which happened in May at the Manchester Arena. Concerts scheduled for May 25 and 26 at London’s

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Think about protecting your bike during Bike Week

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Bike Week is the biggest cycling event in the UK and more people than ever before will take part all for worthwhile charity causes. Sadly though, according to crime data over 376,000 bicycles are stolen each year, which is roughly

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Rent in London is falling faster than the rest of the UK

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UK rents have fallen for the first time in more than seven years with London seeing the steepest decline, new data has revealed. This stands as a significant moment for the rental property sector as May’s annual decrease is the

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