Monthly Archives: September 2017

Motor Insurance Claims Costs Continue To Rise

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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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