This Month's Top Articles
Home Insurance UK news (page 23):
|New weather service 'could offer better home insurance service to Brits'|
|20th February 2009|
|A new weather facility is allowing companies which provide home insurance to Brits to offer a better service.|
The Met Office has released details of how ClaimCheck, backed by computer modelling, is able to build up a detailed picture of the weather across the country at any hour.
|Brits 'going green' to save money|
|14th February 2009|
|Many Brits who may be trying to cut costs to keep up with their home insurance or loan payments are going greener, it has been revealed.|
Research conducted by cahoot has shown that 72 per cent of people are trying to cut energy bills by turning off electrical items such as TVs and computers...
|Snow storms 'highlight the need for home insurance'|
|13th February 2009|
|With the UK experiencing the most severe snow storms in the country for 18 years, property owners have been advised that now is not the time to be without home insurance.|
The Post Office states that heavy rain now means there are over 100 flood warnings in place and many houses are at risk ...
|Brits advised to check home insurance during wintery weather|
|11th February 2009|
|Brits should ensure their home insurance is up-to-date and fully protects their property while the wintery weather sweeps across the UK, it has been claimed.|
According to Halifax, the typical home insurance claim for storm damage is around £1,000, while flood damage can cost up to ...
|UK economic decline may have "bottomed out"|
|10th February 2009|
|Brits concerned about money and how they are going to keep up with their home insurance or car insurance payment may be interested to hear one opinion on the credit crunch.|
According to HIS Global Insight, the rate of economic decline in the UK has now "bottomed out" and the secon...
|Halifax: Some Brits feel unsafe in their homes|
|7th February 2009|
|A survey has revealed that Brits feel reassured knowing that they have security locks on all their windows and doors. |
This is also something which could help to avoid making claims on a home insurance policy.
Research conducted by Halifax, entitled the Peace of Mind Index, reveale...
|Freezing water 'makes home insurance claims soar'|
|6th February 2009|
|It has been estimated that up to £40 million worth of home insurance claims have been made over the past few days due to the icy weather in the UK.|
AA Insurance believes that many homeowners have been hit with bursting pipes and roof tanks as the chilly conditions caused water to freez...
|Home insurance 'may not cover damage caused by vermin'|
|5th February 2009|
|Homeowners are being advised to look after their property as damage caused by vermin may not be covered by their home insurance policies.|
The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has warned that houses which are unoccupied for significant periods of time are at risk of becoming infe...
|Car and home insurance 'can provide protection in the snow'|
|4th February 2009|
|Motorists are being advised to contact their home insurance or car insurance providers to check what cover their policy will provide them with during the current spate of bad weather.|
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) suggests that homeowners check whether snow damage is covered und...
|Price comparison sites urged to provide a "meaningful service"|
|3rd February 2009|
|One organisation has stated that it is the duty of price comparison websites to provide a quality service to consumers purchasing home insurance or travel insurance.|
The Association of British Insurers (ABI), claims that the sites need to provide a "meaningful service" which allow...