Winter is well and truly upon us, and with the freezing temperatures, heavy rainfall, wind and snow comes a raft of hazards. If you are looking for advice on keeping your property protected this winter and safe from the perils of frozen pipes, water escape and other potentially costly and devastating issues, the advice that follows should prove helpful.
You no doubt feel reassured that your home contents insurance will cover you for anything you own that is stolen, damaged or lost. It is important to be aware, however, that when processing claims for valuable items, insurers will normally request some form of proof of ownership. Read on to learn the typical demands made, and the value of keeping efficient home contents records.
When you invest in a home insurance policy, there are usually warranties to comply with, many of which are security related. Failure to comply can lead to the insurance provider refusing to honour a claim. Here we take a look at security measures recommended by crime prevention experts, alongside typical demands set down by insurers.
Now that the initial panic over Brexit has died down, thoughts have turned to the day to day practicalities that will come about as a result of the UK’s exit from the European Union. In particular at this time of year so commonly dedicated to the booking of summer holidays, it has probably got many people thinking about how Brexit will affect overseas travel. There is lots of talk of the need for visas to enter countries in Europe as well as concerns over health insurance, travel costs and mobile phone roaming charges, amongst other things. Here we take a look at what could be in store.