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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Meet the new starters

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It’s been a busy year at Sharrocks and we’d like to introduce you to our new Insurance Advisors. Lindsey Jones I am 27 years old and I live with my husband and my cat Ernie. I work remotely from Preston,

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Cooking Related Home Insurance Claims On The Rise During Bake Off

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A leading home insurer have released a report on the amount of claims for cooking related fires whilst Great British Bake-off is on our screens. It demonstrates that when the Channel 4 show is screened there is a 114% increase

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Will You Soon Need To Insure Your Ride On Lawnmower Or Golf Buggy?

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When driving solely on private land in the UK a vehicle does not need to be insured, this includes; race cars, golf buggies, tractors, mobility scooters and quad bikes. However, drivers could soon be asked to take out third party

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Buildings and Contents Insurance Premiums Are On The Rise

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Home Insurance Premiums are on the rise with premiums rising at the fastest rate for three years according to data released this week.  Research by Consumer Intelligence demonstrates that on average home insurance rose by 7% this year on average annually.

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Sharrocks Release A New Let and Unoccupied Property Insurance Quotation System

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In August we have launched our first property owners online quotation system. Aimed at all residential landlords for all tenancy types including owners or those responsible for insuring empty properties. . Online customers will benefit from almost instant premium indications

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