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More Than 50 UK Home Business Ideas

More Than 50 UK Home Business Ideas

Friday, 06 November 2015

Keen to start up your own home business but stuck for ideas? Use this free list of UK home business ideas

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How Could Brexit Affect Homeowners And Their Insurance?

How Could Brexit Affect Homeowners And Their Insurance?

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Homeowners need to consider the impact that Brexit could have on their property and home insurance before casting a vote.

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Surge In Second Home Purchases Ahead Of Stamp Duty Changes

Surge In Second Home Purchases Ahead Of Stamp Duty Changes

Monday, 25 April 2016

HMRC reports double the number of second home transactions in a race to beat the increase to the tax bill.

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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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Tips To Keep Your Empty Home Safe

Tips To Keep Your Empty Home Safe

Thursday, 14 April 2016

The normal amount of time you can leave your home empty on a standard home insurance policy is 30 days. Even one day over that will mean that your house won’t be covered, and you will need unoccupied house insurance.

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Second Home Referendum In St Ives

Second Home Referendum In St Ives

Tuesday, 05 April 2016

The local council in St Ives is holding a vote on 5th May 2016 to decide whether or not to restrict second home ownership in the county.

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St Patrick’s Day: Make Sure Your Home Is Protected

St Patrick’s Day: Make Sure Your Home Is Protected

Thursday, 17 March 2016

St Patrick’s Day is known across the globe for its hearty celebrations. Time magazine ranked it as the second most popular day of the year for drinking, and the downside of partying comes when damage occurs to your property.

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What to Disclose When Obtaining Home Insurance with a Criminal Conviction

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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