Author: Jordan Gadsby

A lock only keeps honest people out

      A lock only keeps honest people out   As the saying goes, “A lock only keeps honest people out.” Anyone who really wants to break into your home will. Most likely, a burglar isn’t targeting you in particular. He’s looking for an easy mark. Don’t put out the burglar welcome mat. Here… Read more »

When are landlords allowed to access their property?

When are landlords allowed to access their property? As a residential landlord, you tread a fine line between actively maintaining your property while leaving tenants to live in peace.   What is a landlord’s right of entry? Tenants are likely to regard the property as their home. Under “the covenant for quiet enjoyment”, UK law… Read more »

Top 5 safest cars to buy in 2018

Top 5 safest cars to buy in 2018 Cars get safer every year, but with active safety technology at the fore, 2018’s crop could be the safest yet. Independent organisation Euro NCAP has revealed the top 5 safest cars it tested in 2017. All five received a full five-star rating, so if you’re looking for… Read more »

Is time travel extra? The most expensive movie cars to insure

  Is time travel extra? The most expensive movie cars to insure   From the heavily armoured Batmobile to Doc’s time-hopping DeLorean, cars play a starring role in many of our favourite film moments. And we’re not talking about standard run-arounds. These mega-stars of the movie vehicle world are packed with unusual features, having to… Read more »

Driving with your dog

    Driving with your dog   Whether you’re taking your dog to the park or to the dreaded v-e-t-s (shh!), car journeys with a pooch are a regular part of life for many of us. Yet according to research by Direct Line, more than a quarter of dog owners fail to adequately secure their… Read more »

IS YOUR SATNAV ILLEGAL?

IS YOUR SATNAV ILLEGAL? Satnavs have become a staple for modern drivers. They give directions, offer shortcuts based on live traffic reports, and get us back on the road when we’ve turned off at the wrong junction… just us? But whereabouts on your car windscreen should it be positioned? According to Greater Manchester Police’s traffic… Read more »

STILL KEEP YOUR KEYS UNDER THE FLOWERPOT?

STILL KEEP YOUR KEYS UNDER THE FLOWERPOT? In an attempt to keep our homes safe we fit security lights and close blinds before going out – so why do we still undo all that hard work by leaving a set of spare keys outside? Whether it’s for their dogwalker, cleaner or mum, nearly 30% of… Read more »

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 »