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Could you save money with multi-trip travel insurance?

When going on a trip, a quarter of travellers buy their single-trip travel insurance at the last minute, often opting for the cheapest deal available. While this may seem like a cost-effective option at the time, this strategy will not only leave you at risk...

The most searched insurance questions… answered

Insurance can feel like opening doors behind doors behind doors. Unlike almost every other product you buy, you don’t feel the benefit of insurance until something bad happens. And while we all need insurance, we buy it hoping we don’t have to use it. When something...

Retirement at 79? Pension chaos for the self-employed

A new report by Multiply found some worrying statistics for self-employed people surrounding their pensions and the age in which they’ll be able to retire. Whilst being your own boss is more popular than ever before, with 15% (4.8 million) of the UK workforce self-employed, there has been...

Mobile phone detectors to spot drivers using devices

Mobile phones are a primary source of distraction while behind the wheel, and despite it being illegal, 25% of UK drivers admit that they have used their phones while driving at some point in the last year. According to the RAC, these figures haven’t changed significantly...

Planning on driving abroad? The Green Card explained

After Article 50 was extended recently, the Brexit date was pushed back to 31 October. Regardless of a deal or no deal scenario, lots will change for UK residents travelling to and driving in the EU from this date. One of those many things that come...

How to check that your wireless router is secure from cybercriminals

Despite routers becoming increasingly easy to use and configure, most people don’t amend the settings of their router having set their Wi-Fi name and password. Yet without updating your router and security settings, you could be leaving your router open to cybercriminals and malware. Last year,...

Sudden sanctions – Dealing with a liability claim

If you’re dealing with a legal dispute and don’t know who to turn to, there are ways of seeking legal advice which do not cost the earth. The most common commercial disputes range from non-payment of goods or services, misrepresentation or contracted goods being of...

Don’t worry, my insurance will cover it…

Whilst insurance can be a great extra layer of protection for your personal assets, pets and trips, it’s still important to ensure that you’re aware of the terms and conditions and more importantly, the exclusions of your policy. We take a look at some things that...

What is a tools in transit policy and who needs one?

A workman's tools are a crucial part of their working life as they're often relied on in order to complete a job and maintain income. However, they are expensive to buy and are attractive to thieves due to their ease of resale....