Author: Jordan Gadsby

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 »

7 INSURANCE BROKER MYTHS, DEBUNKED

‘Broker’ is one of those job titles that is hard to pin down, a bit like ‘agent’ or ‘consultant’. The name doesn’t really explain the activity carried out by the professional, unlike more straightforward titles like ‘builder’ or ‘actor’. There is often confusion about what an insurance broker does or does not do. Put simply,… Read more »