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Demystifying insurance

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018

What protection does a typical contents insurance policy give you?

If you’re considering insuring the contents of your home, it’s worth taking some time to get to know the facts before you take out a contents insurance policy. You don’t want to leave it too late to discover that something you thought was covered actually isn’t – leaving you to foot the bill yourself.

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Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Can you tax a car without insurance?

Owning your own car can give you the freedom of the open road, but there are certain costs that you’ll have to pay. There’s insurance, car tax, fuel and breakdown cover to consider. Only car breakdown is optional, the others are a necessity.

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Monday, 09 October 2017

Do I need insurance if I'm on holiday in the EU?

Planning a great escape to Europe? You might only be hopping over to the continent, but don’t forget your travel insurance. If you were to fall ill during your holiday, you’d want to be treated quickly and effectively, without having to worry about any expenses.

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

How to make sure you're insured when driving a car abroad

Love getting behind the wheel and exploring new places when you’re abroad? If so, it’s worth checking you’re covered before you jump into the driving seat.

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Monday, 14 August 2017

Do I need insurance if I'm on holiday in the UK?

There are some wonderful places to visit in the UK. You might be wondering whether you need travel insurance. The short answer is yes. You might not need cover that’s as in-depth as if you were heading abroad, but you still want to be protected.

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Monday, 27 June 2016

Wear and tear

Publishing UK insurance claim success rates for the first time in the organisation’s history, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) reported in January 2016 that 21% of claims people made against home insurance policies were rejected with no pay-out made. One of the key reasons cited by the ABI for this proportion of home insurance claims failing during 2013 and 2014 was wear and tear, which is evidently something not all homeowners are familiar with.

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