Autumn Statement 2016: Insurance Premium Tax is increased again


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Young drivers and those living in London expected to be hardest hit by tax rise, which has been described as a ‘hammer-blow for the hard-pressed’. In yesterday’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced yet another increase of insurance premium tax (IPT) – which will rise from the current level of 10% to 12% from…

Questions to ask when viewing a house


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Want a great deal on home insurance? Get a FREE quote now Whether you’re buying your first home or looking to move up the property ladder, viewing a house can be a daunting experience. Few of us are experts when it comes to things like structural engineering and plumbing, and there’s also things like possible…

15 tips to help you save money on home insurance


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Want a great deal on home insurance? Get a FREE quote now On this note, the following 15 points address the pivotal features of any home policy, and essentially make the world of difference between a successful household claim and an unsuccessful one, if you ever find yourself in the unenviable position of having to…

Less than 50% of UK homeowners use a house alarm while on holiday


Less than 50% of UK homeowners use a house alarm while on holiday

Want a great deal on home insurance? Get a FREE quote now What’s worth pointing out here is the underlying fact that by ignoring the pressing need to always alarm your home when knowing you’re going to leave it empty for a while could realistically invalidate your existing household insurance policy. Which could inevitably lead…

Does having a safe mean cheaper home insurance premiums?


Does having a safe mean cheaper home insurance premiums?

Want a great deal on home insurance? Get a FREE quote now Well, as it happens many leading home insurers aren’t overly keen on the idea, for a couple of relatively simple reasons. Despite generally approving higher grade safes (rather than entry level devices if you really must invest in an alternative way to protect…

Do you know what to do if your boiler breaks down?


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Want a great deal on home insurance? Get a FREE quote now It’s safe to say that if you’re a homeowner you will probably have had to deal with a broken or faulty boiler at some point. When we say ‘deal with’, what we really mean is having to call someone out to fix it…