Author: Jordan Gadsby

WHERE IS RENT RISING FASTEST?

WHERE IS RENT RISING FASTEST? With the cost of living on the up, most of us are resigned to spending more and more cash on everyday essentials. Property rental prices have risen over the past 12 months, according to the latest Your Move England & Wales Buy to Let Index. The average rent charged to… Read more »

CANCELLED FLIGHTS & AIRLINE COLLAPSES: DOES YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER AIRPORT DRAMAS?

CANCELLED FLIGHTS & AIRLINE COLLAPSES: DOES YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER AIRPORT DRAMAS? At 4am on Monday 2nd October 2017, while none of its planes were airborne, Monarch Airlines announced it had gone bust and been placed into administration. The news left 110,000 customers stranded abroad and saw the UK’s biggest peacetime repatriation in a £60m operation… Read more »

WHY HIGH NET WORTH INSURANCE WILL GIVE YOU PEACE OF MIND

WHY HIGH NET WORTH INSURANCE WILL GIVE YOU PEACE OF MIND Do you own high-value property or possessions? Do you enjoy expensive hobbies, such as collecting fine art or classic cars? Generally speaking, the lifestyle you lead as a high-net-worth-individual (HNWI) means you have very specific insurance needs and will require a greater level of… Read more »

5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A HOME ABROAD

Holiday Home Insurance

5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A HOME ABROAD   As the temperature drops and memories of sun-filled holidays fade, it’s understandable that many of us want a little more permanency to our relaxed holiday state. Buying a property in our favourite holiday spot seems like the perfect solution; but before you charge ahead… Read more »

5 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR HOME WHILE YOU’RE AWAY

  Nothing is going to dash your post-holiday inner contentment than the discovery of a kicked in door, smashed windows and stolen valuables. Take the precautions below and you can be confident that a break-in, while you’re enjoying your holiday, will be much less likely. Don’t broadcast your trip – It’s natural that we want… Read more »

INSIDE JOB: HOW DO HACKERS AND CYBER CRIMINALS OPERATE?

Businesses and individuals are always being reminded of the rising risk of cyber crime, either as a safety precaution from their bank and their insurance broker, or simply from the steady stream of high profile businesses whose encounters with hackers have made the news. But what are we actually up against with cyber crime? Independent… Read more »

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE NEW SPEEDING PENALTIES?

  The HM Treasury will soon be receiving more on top of the £45million it scooped in a four-year period, courtesy of the mistakes of others on the road. Over 100,000 speeding fines are issued every year, and a recent magistrate review will now see the worst offenders having to pay 50% more. Those caught… Read more »

WINNERS AND LOSERS OF HOME RENOVATION

  Dream-home building conveniently summarised in an hour long TV programme is great for spurring inspiration, as well as potentially misguiding those who want to maximise the resale value of their home. Independent Insurance Bureau  look at which alterations boost, and which can hinder your property’s “sell-appeal”.   WINNERS Loft conversion Loft conversions are a… Read more »