Home insurance

Brits warned against keeping valuables on display

Thursday, 29 May 2014 | News

British homeowners have more than £4,000 worth of valuable possessions in their home - but only 14% keep them in a secure place.

A long-winded tale of storm damage

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Blog | By Mark Stammers

As the warm days of summer finally arrive in the UK most of us have forgotten the harsh winter that brought high winds and flooding to many parts of the country.

UK flood bill rises to £446 million

Friday, 14 March 2014 | News

The insurance bill for UK flood victims is expected to top £446 million, according to the Association of British Insurers.

How your bank will help you deal with flooding

Friday, 03 October 2014 | News

As we approach the autumn and winter months, for many there is the very real threat of flooding.

5m homes to miss out on affordable flood insurance

Friday, 07 February 2014 | News

More than 5 million homes and 4 million small businesses will not have access to the government's affordable flood insurance scheme, a property trade body has warned.

Five tricks burglars use when targeting your home

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 | News

Around seven million homes were victims of property crime in 2013, and analysis by Privilege Home Insurance has identified five common methods households need to know about.

London is the UK's burglary claim capital

Friday, 24 January 2014 | News

London has been crowned the UK's burglary claim capital, according to new research.

HomeServe faces biggest ever fine by regulator

Monday, 13 January 2014 | News

Property maintenance company HomeServe is facing the biggest ever fine from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for problems to do with its insurance products.

Average flood claim rises to almost £14,000

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 | News

Flood damage caused an average of £13,855 worth of damage in 2012, according to latest figures from Halifax Home Insurance.

What does a flood warning mean?

Monday, 06 January 2014 | Article

Who issues flood warnings and weather alerts?