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Smart Lock Insurance

Smart Locks for Flexibility and Security

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

When it comes to changing your locks, bear in mind that this could also have financial implications on your home insurance.

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ABI Flood Risk Symbols

ABI Flood Risk Symbols

Tuesday, 04 October 2016

Independent research commissioned by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has found that less than 1 in 3 house hunters research the flood risk to the property before buying.

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Avoiding holiday home customer complaints

Avoiding Holiday Home Customer Complaints

Tuesday, 02 September 2014

The best way to avoid getting complaints from your customers is to never give them cause for complaint in the first place! When you are running a holiday house business, it is essential that you take out holiday house insurance.

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Landlord Action Needed For Airbnb Sublets

Landlord Action Needed For Airbnb Sublets

Friday, 22 April 2016

Just as Airbnb rentals have skyrocketed, so too have the number of cases of properties being sub-let by tenants without the landlord’s permission. According to Landlord Action, cases of this nature have trebled in the past year.

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Criminal convictions and property fraud

Obtaining Home Insurance With A Criminal Conviction

Thursday, 17 March 2016

In accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (ROA) you are only obliged to disclose your unspent convictions to your insurer. Any spent convictions are not required to be disclosed under the ROA.

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New Flood Maps Will Show Homes At Greater Risk Of Flooding

New Flood Maps Will Show Homes At Greater Risk Of Flooding

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

In light of the recent flooding across the UK, the Environment Agency is re-evaluating its flood map. Will it put your home at risk of high insurance premiums?

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Rhodes Must Fall, But Will The Building Stand?

Rhodes Must Fall, But Will The Building Stand?

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

A petition to remove the Rhodes statue at Oriel College is backed by hundreds of students. But what does this mean for the historic building that houses it?

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20 Of The Best David Bowie Songs For Your Home

20 Of The Best David Bowie Songs For Your Home

Monday, 11 January 2016

After today's announcement of David Bowie's death many of us will be filling our homes with the sounds of his greatest hits. Here, we’ve recommended 20 of his best loved and most iconic songs for your home.

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