This Month's Top Articles
Home Insurance UK news (page 23):
|School holidays 'could encourage home insurance claims'|
|14th July 2009|
|Many parents could see the long school holidays leading to a claim on their home insurance, a provider has claimed. |
Research from Swinton discovered that the number of home insurance claims rose during last year's summer holidays as children playing around the home led to incidents of acci...
|Don't let home insurance lapse, warns AA|
|8th July 2009|
|As well as seeking their best home insurance deals, people should also take care to ensure their policies do not run out.|
That is the advice of the AA, which warns that many homeowners could be putting their property at risk by not renewing contents or home insurance policies.
|NHIC warns over DIY disasters|
|2nd July 2009|
|The National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) has commented on new figures which show that one in ten over 50-year-olds have attempted to perform major DIY tasks on their property instead of calling in professional tradesmen. |
The research from SAGA revealed that in many cases, people have a...
|Home insurance 'crucial' for garden lovers|
|25th June 2009|
|Residents of Elmbridge are being warned to ensure they are protected against the recent rise in thefts from gardens.|
According to the Elmbridge Community Safety Partnership, thefts from garages and sheds have increased dramatically over the past two months with an increase of 53 per cent co...
|Londoners 'neglecting' home insurance cover |
|24th June 2009|
|New research reveals that two out of five Londoners do not have any home insurance protection. |
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is calling for London residents to make sure they do not let the current economic situation to have an impact on their decision to purchase home insuranc...
|Home insurance 'vital for tennis fans'|
|23rd June 2009|
|The world's most famous tennis tournament begins this week but tennis fans are being warned to check their home insurance cover is up to date. |
According to Halifax Home Insurance, many wannabe players get rather too keen to show off their tennis skills while watching at home and this can l...
|Home insurance to cover home workers |
|20th June 2009|
|The growing number of home-based workers across the UK is having an impact on home insurance policies. |
Home insurance provider Aviva has confirmed that it will now provide cover for business equipment as a standard part of its policies to reflect that more than one million people currently...
|Home insurance needed 'due to tradesmen's botches' |
|19th June 2009|
|New research suggests that one in ten people will be forced to claim on their home insurance policies in order to correct the damage done by unqualified tradesmen. |
The Times reports that over 4.6 million 'botched' home jobs have occurred in the last 12 months, according to a survey conduct...
|Consumers warned not to reduce home insurance|
|18th June 2009|
|The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has raised concerns that one in four households are opting to cancel their home insurance cover. |
New research showed that 22 per cent of people have cut their contents insurance in the past 12 months in order to save money and a total of 17 per cen...
|Zurich raises home insurance concerns|
|13th June 2009|
|An insurance provider has stressed that it is important that home insurance consumers do not reduce their cover in order to save money.|
Zurich Insurance believes that the recent ABI/YouGov research which concluded that 22 per cent of people have opted to cancel or not renew their home insu...