Home insurance

Are you protected from festive thieves?

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 | News

With a quarter of Brits spending more than £700 on festive celebrations, Swinton Insurance is calling on all households to check that that the gifts under their tree are protected from burglaries.

Should you insure your boiler?

Friday, 09 October 2015 | Article

While temperatures in the UK remained in the low- to mid-20s for much of August and September, it’s easy to forget how cold it can get in winter and to think that boiler insurance is a waste of money.

In praise of retailers who put the customer first

Friday, 28 August 2015 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

We’re all so ready to complain when things go wrong with goods or services we’ve bought that it’s only fair to sing the praises of the retailers who understand the importance of good customer service.

Burglars reveal how we make ourselves easy targets

Thursday, 21 May 2015 | News

Two million Brits are playing into the hands of burglars by leaving written copies of bank and credit card PINs lying around their houses and wallets.

Floods, fires and accidents: are you prepared for disasters?

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 | Article

Insurance is big business. Just over 20.1 million households in the UK had contents insurance in 2012, while 17 million had buildings insurance.

Britain's burglary hotspots

Monday, 26 January 2015 | News

The RM8 postcode covering Dagenham experienced the highest incidence of burglary in 2014, insurance figures have revealed.

Don't let a Christmas party disaster derail your festivities

Friday, 19 December 2014 | News

With the Christmas party season in full swing, Sainsbury's Home Insurance has warned about the perils of the festive period.

Criminals target homes and cars every seven seconds

Thursday, 28 August 2014 | News

Houses and cars get broken into or vandalised every seven seconds, or 11,620 times a day, across England and Wales.

How much of a burglary target is your home?

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 | News

British burglars won't steal from their own neighbourhoods but take an opportunistic approach when it comes to breaking into properties, a report has found.

Home insurance premiums fall by 22%

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 | News

Homeowners are getting the best deal on their home insurance in more than four years after research revealed that premiums have dropped by nearly a quarter.