Why should you consider adding a hot tub to your holiday home?

September 9, 2019
Having a holiday home is one of life’s little luxuries and if you’re blessed enough to own a little safe haven that you can escape to for the weekend, then having a hot tub is an amazing addition.

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Getting the correct vaccinations and taking your medicine abroad

September 9, 2019
Holidays are meant to be enjoyed to the full, free of any worries about becoming unwell while you’re away from home. While you undoubtedly need luck to be on your side, you also need to take precautions to ensure you don’t get struck down with a serious illness or disease during your travels.

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The pitfalls of building a home out of timber

September 9, 2019
For many years, stone, bricks and blocks were the staple materials of house building. They still are. However, timber-framed buildings are soaring in popularity, as a recent MTW report revealed – and for good reason.

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Are you insured if your business suffers an interruption?

September 6, 2019
Business interruption is a major risk factor for businesses, with a severe disruption event able to significantly damage revenues, stock prices, customer retention and growth.

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Booking the right cabin for your cruise holiday

September 6, 2019
Booking your next adventure on a cruise ship is an exciting experience. There’s nothing better than deciding on your route, booking your shore excursions and choosing your cabin.

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Airbnb regulations for renting out your holiday home to guests

September 6, 2019
These days, a trip away isn’t a trip until the Airbnb is searched for, paid for and fully booked. But, with short term lets becoming a much more popular option for modern travellers, what kinds of things do you need to know before throwing open your holiday home doors?

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Top tips for travelling for work abroad

September 5, 2019
Travelling for work abroad can be one of the major perks of the job and a really exciting adventure. Whether you’re off to meet a client overseas, have a big event to attend, or are just working from a different office for the week, travelling for work is a great experience. Once you’ve got the essentials covered, like business travel insurance, flights and hotel, there are still a few essential tips that you’ll need to follow when travelling for work.

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Does bankruptcy affect home insurance?

September 5, 2019
Declaring yourself bankrupt can have serious implications for many aspects of your life – aspects you wouldn’t necessarily expect, including things like home insurance.

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How many homes are sitting empty in the UK?

September 5, 2019
Did you know that there are now more than 216,000 homes sitting empty across England? According to figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government cited by the Guardian, that’s the highest level since 2012.

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How to maintain your holiday home

September 4, 2019
Are you among the one in ten – or 5.2 million – UK adults who own a second home? Research from thinktank Resolution Foundation, cited by the Guardian, shows that the number of adults owning multiple properties increased by 30% between 2000 and 2014.

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What do you need to consider travelling abroad with cancer?

September 4, 2019
A cancer diagnosis can come as a real shock, but life doesn’t have to stop. Many people with cancer lead full and active lives – including going on holiday abroad.

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What are the rules and laws for starting in the motor industry?

September 4, 2019
Starting out in any industry is a bold move, and one that can reap huge rewards both for your finances and your own personal job satisfaction. If you’ve got a passion for cars and the skills to sell, mend, drive or otherwise spend your days dedicated to automotives, launching a business in the motor industry could be extremely lucrative and rewarding for you.

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How do I prepare for an overseas business trip?

September 3, 2019
We all know the importance of good preparation before we travel. Family holidays often involve triple checking passports, hotel and car rental bookings, boarding passes and that all the children are in tow (avoiding a real-life Home Alone moment). But what about when we’re travelling for business? Do you need to make all your reservations, or will someone take care of that for you? Do you need some extra items you don’t normally take on a leisurely break?

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How can you remove a County Court Judgement?

September 3, 2019

Countries survive on it. So do organisations. Debt is a part of practically everyone’s life and, as individuals, we are all, to a greater or lesser extent, debtors. It’s very unusual for someone to enjoy all the trappings of modern life, including cars, homes and other necessities, without borrowing money at some point to finance these things.

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Where are the hotspots for subsidence risk homes?

September 3, 2019
Last summer, British insurers announced that claims on home insurance reached their highest level for 12 years after a very large rise in subsidence due to dry weather.

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The first residential cruise ship

September 2, 2019
Have you ever dreamed of owning a luxury home in a fabulous holiday destination? Or sailing around the world from the comfort of your own private yacht? Both options sound idyllic but the reality may not live up to your expectations.

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Our top tips for a safe winter sports holiday

September 2, 2019
Breath-taking views, crisp mountain air and all the fun that comes with après ski. There’s a lot to love about a winter sports holiday. And let’s not forget the thrill and adrenaline rush of whizzing down the slopes all day, every day.

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What to do if your home is permanently unoccupied

September 2, 2019
Most homeowners will have buildings and contents insurance, but these standard home insurance policies will not provide cover you if the property is unoccupied for long periods of time.

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5 tips on attracting new members to your fishing club

August 28, 2019
Almost every angler dreams of opening their own fishery at some stage. You can just picture it: owning your own lake, choosing your ideal fish stocks, watching your business grow and fishing to your heart’s content.

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Top tips for renovating a home

August 28, 2019
Renovating a home can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but as with any big DIY project, there can be stresses, strains and unwelcome surprises that come along the way. No matter if you’re building an extension, remodelling your kitchen or going to the whole hog with a whole home renovation project, both can take up a lot of your time and could end up costing you money.

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How long can I leave my home unoccupied due to a long holiday?

August 27, 2019
When we reach retirement, we often decide to spread our wings a little. During our working lives, we spend all day at work before arriving home to look after our families or slump, exhausted, on the sofa. There’s precious little time for an extended holiday – even our annual two-week summer holiday seems to flash by at the speed of light!

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What are the 7 wonders of the world and can you visit them?

August 21, 2019
The 7 wonders of the world existed to document the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders and manmade constructions. The original 7 wonders of the ancient world were chosen by Herodotus and Callimachus of Cyrene, who were historians and scholars respectively at the Museum of Alexandria.

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How to maintain an unoccupied home

August 21, 2019
There are times when you need to leave your home empty. It could be because you are moving but are yet to sell your house, you’re going away on an extended holiday, or you are carrying out major renovation works, which means the property is uninhabitable for a certain period of time.

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Are you thinking of running your business from home?

August 21, 2019
The number of people running their own business from home is on the up. According to research by Barclays, 38% of small and medium-sized businesses are run from UK homes, while so-called ‘homepreneurs’ have increased by 3% over the past five years.

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7 unusual destinations for your next luxury cruise holiday

August 20, 2019
More and more of us are taking to the seas in search of adventure, with a few key destinations on our wish lists.

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