A recent survey has shown that a majority of homeowners feel apprehension over hiring tradesman to carry our repair or maintenance work on their homes. The survey found that 9 out of 10 persons approached experienced concerns over botched jobs and costly bills. Website plentific carried out the survey.
Over half of the UK Homeowners surveyed were anxious over finding a professional they could depen[...]
Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, has stated during a recent interview with a national newspaper that although pensions should be considered by UK residents to subsidize themselves in old age, investment in property was superior.
Mr. Haldane justified his viewpoint by talking further about the housing crisis facing the UK at present, with housing prices increasing and a lack of new homes being built to meet the growing need for accommodation for the general[...]
Taxi insurance client’s who hold policies with Enterprise Insurance Company PLC face an uncertain future after the firm announced its insolvency. With Enterprise leaving the taxi insurance market, this will leave UK taxi drivers uncertain about the future of their policies. At present a provisional liquidator has been appointed and is working with the firm to begin winding up proceedings. The liquidator and Enterprise will work hard towards securing an amicable outcome for current policy holder[...]
A new report was issued which showed a link between an increase in UK house fires due to the use of counterfeit phone chargers.
The dangers of using counterfeit phone chargers are due to manufactures using second rate parts which don’t meet the criteria set out under UK safety regulations. Customers who purchase them run the risk of both personal injury and causing a house fire.
We would recommend that should you require a new phone charger, that you approa[...]
The new academic year is fast approaching and many parents face the daunting prospect of their children leaving home to start their studies. During preparations for the big move to university the matter of insurance is lost in the mix.
At present it has been estimated that the average student has on average £3,500 of contents. With around 20% of students being victims of theft, contents cover for them is essential.
Currently there are two ways to tackle the [...]