Storm Ophelia Hits The UK – Building Insurance Claims To Rise

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Storm Ophelia has hit Ireland and is now moving across the UK. An amber warning has been put in place for Northern Ireland, South West Scotland, Strathclyde and Wales where winds are expected to be between 65-80 mph.  In August we

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@InsuranceTimes_ #InsTimesQuestions  #Insurance We would love it if companies ditched dual pricing. It is one reason clients have lost faith in the industry. #Storm #warnings for the UK this #Autumn Let #SuperAl prepare you! #StormWatch  #weather #insurance #property Last minute holiday Make sure you

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Answers to common questions

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Where is my public liability certificate? Few insurance companies issue a certificate for Public Liability cover. Unlike Employers’ Liability or Motor Insurance, Public Liability insurance is not legally required and therefore rarely certified. Within the pack of documents issued to

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Thank you

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Thank you to our existing customers! We appreciate your business and we take pride in giving priority to our customers and looking after your needs. Our success comes from the continuous faith in the excellence of our products and services,

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Motor Insurance Claims Costs Continue To Rise

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In the second quarter of this year £2 billion was paid out in motor insurance claims according to the latest data released by the Association of British Insurers. The average motor insurance claim rose to £2,839 a 6% rise on last year’s period.

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Should Landlords Be Taking Fire Safety More Seriously?

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Despite the horrible scenes at Grenfell Tower many tenants have stated that their landlords had not discussed fire safety with them.  A new report carried out by the British Woodworking Federation shows how unsafe tenants feel in their properties, with

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Are Men More Likely To Lie About Writing Off A Car?

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A report by Churchill Insurance shows that men are twice as likely as women to provide an untruthful account of a car accident where a car is deemed a write off. In the UK writing off a car is more

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Major News That Will Impact Personal Injury Claims Payments

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In major news that will affect millions of business insurance and motor insurance policyholders the Government has announced a new basis for calculating and reviewing the discount rate, also referred to as The Ogden Rate. This is the calculation used for

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Read A Book Day – Insurance Claims Within The Pages of Our Favourite Books

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September 6th marks National Read A Book Day. We are a nation of avid  readers and stories such as Harry Potter, George’s Marvellous Medicine, Lord of the Rings, The Da Vinci Code and Tales of the Brothers Grimm have captured the nation.

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A Message from the Managing Director

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Sharrocks will have been offering insurance for 49 years at the end of this year and I will have been in charge of the company for almost 10 of those. In recent months we have gone through more changes than many in

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