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The UK Insurance Scene in Numbers: Important Facts and Figures

We all love anything that involves numbers, countdowns and top 10s here in the UK. So much so that websites and magazines are literally ram-packed with one after another these days. Whether it’s percentages or decimal points, we have no preference, so long as there’s a selection of digits which etch either a smile or expression of shock across our collective ...
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A Guide to Insuring your Walking Wealth

There was a time when on leaving our homes, places of work, friend’s houses, hotels, etc the only items of any specific value found about our persons were our car and house keys; and even then they weren’t of direct worth to any unscrupulous types whose preying hands they might have fallen into, if that is you simply hadn’t just misplaced ...
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Travel insurance guide – what you need to know

With the impending summer holiday season nearly upon us, now would seem the most prudent time to remind those planning on overseas jaunts this year to prioritise your financial wellbeing before packing up your troubles and jetting off somewhere of warmer climes. Habitually millions of us optimistic Brits cheerily head off abroad with family and friends, seemingly unaware of the travel ...
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The weirdest things ever insured

For the majority of us when it comes to arranging insurance cover it tends to amount to protecting a handful of primary assets. These typically take into account our homes, cars, health, pets, travel, income and of course, our lives. Nothing more, nothing less. That’s normally the way we like to keep things (i.e, relatively simple). However all that mundane stuff ...
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Claim of Thrones: The Facts of Life Insurance, Fictionalised

If someone asked you just what was THE biggest thing on TV (if not in the world) right now, then we’re pretty confident most people would answer, ‘Game of Thrones’. The critically acclaimed and feverishly-anticipated brand series (season 6) returns this April, as the UK prepares to stay glued to their TV sets for the next few months. Ahead of its ...
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The most obscure travel insurance claims revealed

As the holiday season homes into view (we know, the weather’s still a bit iffy) we thought the time was prudent to share with you some of the more peculiar travel insurance claims which have been pursued by unfortunate policyholders in recent times. Where once perhaps, in years gone by (and when bathing huts were regular sights at traditional seaside resorts; ...
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The Most Expensive Buildings Insurance Policies in the World (Possibly)

Note the absence of the word ‘official’ in the title? That’s our disclaimer, provided on the basis that we’re not entirely sure if our claim is factually accurate, so don’t wish to be called out on it. The bottom line is that ALL the buildings listed hereabouts cost an absolute fortune to construct, and if they were to be rebuilt today, ...
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Post Storm Hacks: What YOU Must Do in Direct Aftermath of your Home Being Flooded

There’s barely a day gone by over the Christmas period when storms and floods have been out of the news, courtesy (if you can refer to it as that) of a succession of low fronts which have targeted large parts of the north of England during the (supposedly) festive season. While it’s not unheard of for a potential humongous water hazard ...
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Life insurance – the stats and facts you need to know

Facts and figures make the world go round. Let’s face, er facts, there’s nothing we Brits like more than facts and figures and having access to an endless stream of stats. From being avid viewers of TV quiz shows to being a country slightly obsessed with pub quizzes, here in the UK we just love to find out precisely what’s what, ...
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Common Reasons Why Life Insurance Won’t Pay Out

There’s a world of difference between the criteria applied to turning would-be life insurance policyholder’s down due to their vocation and/or lifestyle choices and those who secure a far-reaching plan only to find at a later date – and in the aftermath of their passing – that dependants won’t receive a penny from the insurance product, as they willingly endangered their ...
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