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Home / 31 October 2019

Your Halloween Survival Guide: Keep your house safe on Halloween

Halloween can be traced back as far as the ancient festival of Samhain when, on the 31st of October, the ghosts of the dead would revisit the mortal world. Nowadays, Halloween is a far cry from this ancient ritual. [...]

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Home / 17 September 2019

How will technology affect your home insurance?

Even the most basic of homes are being upgraded, refitted and kitted out with smart technology to enhance our daily lives when in the home. The Internet of Things (IoT) plans to make the integration and usage of these [...]

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Home / 10 September 2019

What you need to know about becoming a landlord.

Thinking of letting out your property? Here’s what you should consider before you do.    Be prepared to work all hours Being a landlord is not a 9-5 job and while there will be plenty of days where you [...]

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Home / 5 August 2019

Can you really trust hotel booking sites?

Following a probe by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), from 1st September 2019, hotel booking websites will now be subject to new regulations surrounding their current selling tactics. Concerns were raised following issues such as pressure selling, misleading [...]

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Home / 26 July 2019

Will Thailand make travel insurance compulsory?

Thailand’s Office of Insurance Commission (OIC) has put forward legislation which means travel insurance would be mandatory for all visitors to the country. It is now awaiting approval from the country’s Tourism and Sports Ministry before being sent to [...]

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Home / 25 July 2019

Cancellation Cover – what you need to know…

With the holiday session fast approaching (and for some has already begun) we want to make sure that our clients know about the cover they can get not only during, but prior to their holiday too.

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Home / 29 November 2018

Barking dogs and CCTV are best deterrents, say ex-burglars

According to a panel of former criminals interviewed by Co-op Insurance, burglars are most likely to be put off breaking into homes by CCTV cameras and barking dogs.

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Home / 29 November 2018

The difference between 1st and 2nd Home Insurance

If you’re one of the 671,000 people who have a second home which you don’t rent out as someone else’s residence, it’s important for you to know where your primary home insurance policy differs, and how it’s the same.

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