17th July 2020 Are comparison sites pushing up the cost of insurance

Have you ever used a price comparison site? Most people have, as, on the surface, they look like they’re showing you the best value insurance quotes on the market. Due to the sheer volume of people who buy their cover through price comparison sites, many...

17th July 2020 7 TIPS TO HELP YOU HAVE A BETTER SLEEP

Sleep; it’s something we do every night without really thinking, but it’s amazing how off our game we can feel if we don’t catch our 40 winks. In fact, according to the NHS, one in three of us suffers from poor sleep. Not getting enough shut-eye...

1st July 2020 Clients experiencing financial difficulties

On the 18th May 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority introduced new measures for insurance and premium finance firms to help clients in financial difficulty.  Should you be experiencing financial hardship, or if things change at work or home, we may be able to help by:  Re-assessing your demands & needs  Reviewing levels of cover  Adding or removing optional...

16th June 2020 Changes to un-occupancy cover that could change from 15th June 2020

The continued restrictions that have been put in place to fight the coronavirus have had a drastic impact on UK businesses, particularly within the retail, food and hospitality sectors. This continued closure raised concerns within businesses and insurers due to the number of unoccupied buildings...

31st March 2020 Helping the elderly stay connected during the Coronavirus pandemic

As we look to protect older generations, those at heightened risk are being encouraged to self-isolate to avoid exposure to COVID-19. While this move is intended to keep people safe, self-isolation is often incredibly lonely for those affected as they are encouraged to avoid contact...

24th March 2020 Reasons to be cheerful amidst COVID-19

As we enter deeper into unchartered waters, COVID-19 is certainly testing our ability to rise to new challenges and face adversity during these unusual and isolating times. Amongst all of this, it’s worth remembering that this will pass. In the meantime, we explore some of...

16th March 2020 Cancellation Cover and Travel insurance explained

Cancellation cover is common in travel insurance policies, but not a given. Even if it is in place, the insurer will only reimburse lost funds if the holiday is cancelled due to “reasons beyond your control.”   What could these include? You’re called into court for jury...

12th March 2020 Coronavirus and Business- What you need to know

On Wednesday 4 March, the government said it would declare coronavirus a “notifiable disease”, something which is required by most insurance policies in order to payout. However, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) confirmed that while this may help businesses if the virus is found...

1st March 2020 How climate change is rising the cost of insurance

Despite government initatives and the UK’s 2050 target to reduce emissions by at least 100% from levels captured in 1990, worldwide attempts to reduce climate changes have not yet hit the mark. The rise of severe weather  As severe weather is becoming increasingly recurrent and extreme, individuals...