Guides & Resources

Here you will find a collection of guides packed with useful advice based on our combined expertise in the insurance market. Being fully prepared in the event of a claim is the first step to rebuilding, recovering and returning to normal as soon as possible. Of course, if you need anything else then please don’t hesitate to contact us on our 24-7 helpline – 0844 544 1699.

FAQ’s

What is a Loss Assessor?

A loss assessor can be called on to help with all manner of loss-related insurance claims. A qualified loss assessor will work on your behalf to ensure that you receive the settlement to which you are entitled. Read More

When should I appoint a Loss Assessor?

Many people make the mistake of only appointing loss assessors when they need them – that’s to say, when things go wrong. The reality is that unfortunately, things can and often do go wrong during the insurance claims process. Read More

What is a Loss Adjuster?

Insurance companies may call upon a loss adjuster to investigate your case. Insurers and their loss adjusters may visit your damaged property in order to gather the sort of evidence that might negate your claim. Read More

Home Insurance Advice

4 Ways to Reduce Your Home Insurance Premium

So in this short guide we’ll outline some of the things you can do today that may have a positive impact on your home insurance premium. Read More

Preparing Your Home Insurance for the Unexpected

It is estimated that up to 75% of homeowners do not read the small print of their insurance policies. However, you need to ensure that you’re adequately prepared for the unexpected, so it’s vital that you take the time to find out just what is included in your policy. Read More

How to Keep Your Home Safe While You Travel

To ensure you have peace of mind next time you go away, follow these essential tips for keeping your home safe while you travel. Read More

Fire Safety Checklist for the Home

Read our fire safety checklist to understand what you can do to boost fire safety in the home, and to help you protect your home and family from fire. Read More

Five ways to minimise flood damage

In the wake of flooding in your home, follow these five practical steps to start restoring your property and recouping your losses. Read More

How to prepare your home for the winter

With cold weather comes a host of potential problems in the home, so it’s important to be prepared. Read More

How to Prepare Your Home for Stormy Weather

While some areas of the UK are more risk-averse than others, for total peace of mind, these are the sort of measures all homeowners should consider taking. Read More

A Guide to House Swap Insurance or Renting Your Home to
Holidaymakers

Renting out your home on Airbnb, letting holidaymakers stay or doing house swaps all have their own insurance implications: this guide aims to help you be prepared and cover yourself for any eventual complications. Read More

 

Commercial Insurance Advice

How to protect your business from cyber theft

Protecting yourself from the impact of cyber theft is as essential as insuring against burglary from your home or business. Read More

Does my Business Need Product Recall Insurance?

Imagine investing all of your resources into that one killer product, only to learn that it doesn’t pass muster. Read More

If You Ship Products Internationally, You Need Marine Shipping Insurance

Businesses that ship overseas leave a lot to chance. No matter how much you trust your supply chain, you will never be able to entirely eliminate the possibility that things might go wrong. Read More

Cyber Liability Insurance: What You Need to Know

There’s no turning back now, we live in a digital age in which technology plays a pivotal role in our personal and professional lives. No matter what sector you work in, businesses use computers and the web to store company information, accounts, employee details, and much, much more.
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How to Claim on my Business Interruption Insurance?

Business interruption insurance is designed to cover a business’s profit or income (depending on the policy wording) in the event of an unexpected interruption. Here are our tips on how to make your claim. Read More

If You Ship Products Internationally, You Need Marine Shipping Insurance

Disaster Recovery Advice

How to Clean Smoke Damage After a Fire

This guide will provide you with some tips on what to do in the aftermath of a fire. It’ll explain the risks of smoke damage before offering advice on how to spot it, and how to clean it. Read More

A short guide to flood recovery

If you live in a high-risk flood area or have already been affected, read on to find out our useful hints for recovering from flood damage. Read More

Life after Storm Desmond

Read on for our practical tips on coping with the immediate aftermath of the disaster. Read More

Winter Floods: Have Your Insurers Let You Down?

Three storms battered Britain throughout December 2015. The subsequent floods weren’t just the most dramatic in recent memory. They were also the most expensive. Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Acts of God & Insurance

An Act of God is generally considered to be any event that’s outside of human control and is unpredictable and unpreventable. However, this definition is likely to vary depending on your insurer, causing ambiguity when raising insurance claims. Here are some of our top tips to help you understand how to make your claim. Read More

 

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