This Month's Top Articles
Home Insurance UK news (page 11):
|More home insurance customers 'putting homes at risk with DIY'|
|8th April 2010|
|This year 39 per cent of homeowners are planning to conduct their own DIY tasks instead of calling in professional tradesmen to do the work for them, according to Santander.|
This is putting home insurance customers at risk of paying for costly damage if things go wrong.
|Avoid home insurance claims as country prepares to freeze over again|
|24th January 2010|
|Homeowners must be prepared for another period of freezing weather and ensure they minimise the risk of making home insurance claims.|
Fortis is calling on Brits to take immediate action to protect their properties, even if they avoided damage in the previous spell of harsh weather.
|Homeowners must be protected against extreme weather|
|8th January 2010|
|Property owners need to make sure they have home insurance in place during the cold snap in case of unforeseen incidents, it has been said.|
Halifax recommended that people keep an eye out for burst or leaking pipes, which can not only damage the inside of a property, but also its structure....
|Homeowners 'must be practical' once floodwaters retreat|
|25th November 2009|
|Anyone who has been affected by flooding needs to get in touch with their home insurance company as soon as possible to make a claim, it has been advised.|
This is according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), which indicated that many companies have how set up 24-hour helplines to...
|Flood damage 'could cost £100m'|
|24th November 2009|
|People are being reminded of the value of home insurance as flood waters sweep parts of the UK.|
In light of the recent wild weather, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is advising homeowners make sure their policies are up to scratch.
The group estimates that the damage co...
|Stay safe as houses, Brits urged|
|14th November 2009|
|Brits, particularly older people and students, are being urged to protect themselves from distraction burglars and avoid making home insurance claims.|
The Home Office has launched a national campaign, led by The Bill star Graham Cole, to warn against criminals who deceive people in order to...
|Climate change puts the heat on home insurance|
|5th November 2009|
|Rising global temperatures could also lead to higher home insurance costs and make it harder for homeowners to get cover, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has warned.|
Its report, The Financial Risks of Climate Change, produced by AIR Worldwide and the Met Office, predicts that temp...
|How to avoid home insurance claims this Bonfire Night|
|3rd November 2009|
|As things go bang in the night this November 5th, homeowners are being urged to do what they can to avoid becoming a statistic.|
Figures from Axa Insurance show that malicious damage claims on Bonfire Night top the rankings for the whole year - 350 per cent greater than on the average day.
|'Never too late' for students to take out home insurance |
|2nd October 2009|
|Students moving to university for the first time need to make sure they have contents insurance to cover their belongings, it has been stressed.|
Many students may let their guards down when at university, noted corporate and technical affairs manager at the British Insurance Brokers' Associ...
|Does my home insurance cover my bicycle?|
|24th September 2009|
|With more people turning to two-wheeled modes of transport to save money during the recession, it is necessary for people to check that bikes are covered in their home insurance policies.|
M&S Money recently found that cycle events taking place throughout the UK are inspiring other peopl...