Between January and December 2020, Action Fraud received 694 reports of ‘ghost broking’, up 10 per cent on 2019. With the City of London Police issuing stark warnings about the dangers of ghost broking, and the risks for the policyholder very serious, it is important to be fully aware of just what this phenomenon is all about.
If you are finding it a challenge to manage and support home working staff, you are by no means alone. Thankfully, there is a variety of resources and advice on offer to help you. Because it is important to recognise that whilst your homeworkers need support, you do too.
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.