Category: General

Looking forward to Silverstone

We will again have a stand at the Silverstone Classic Festival on the last weekend in July. Hoping for considerably better weather than last year! Call in and see us for a chat. We can take details for a no-obligation quotation on your classic (or…

Valuing your classic vehicle

The increase in prices at the upper end of the classic scene – Ferraris, Aston Martins etc – is having a knock-on effect into the mid-range vehicles. Many of our specialist insurers of classic vehicles are asking for clients to re-evaluate their vehicles. Generally, this…

Chargers

Things do seem to come along in batches, don’t they? We heard on Tuesday this week from a client who suffered a small fire over the Bank Holiday weekend when an electric toothbrush on charge suddenly went bang. On Wednesday, I was obtaining household quote…

And still it snows…..

Many people will be looking forward to getting away – hopefully to warmer climes – over next weekend. Couple of useful tips: Please don’t tell everyone on social media that your house is going to be empty. It’s an invitation to thieves. Post the photos…

Landlords’ rent insurance

This can be confusing. With your property owners policy you should have the option to cover ‘loss of rent’. This is to cover the rental income if the property cannot be inhabited due to an insured event – fire, flood etc. It does not cover…

It could happen to you….

….but only if you rely on the internet for your insurance: Young man dropped his new iPhone from a Thames party boat. Insurer refused to pay for loss because he “knew where it was” and then refused to pay for damage because there was no…

DRIVE IT DAY

Drive It Day falls on 23rd April (also St Georges’ Day and Shakespeares’ birthday) this year. We hope to see plenty of classic cars, motorcycles and commercials on the road. One of our staff will be out in his ‘nearly classic but unique’ 1997 Alfa…