home insurance

Get ready for home insurance price hikes, the AA warns

Thursday, 04 May 2017 | News

Home insurance premiums are set to increase this year, despite the cost of the average quote falling slightly during the first quarter of 2017.

A guide to indemnity insurance

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 | Article

When you buy a house, you may be asked to take out an indemnity policy to protect you against unforeseen risks to your property. But are insurers cashing in on protection you don’t need?

Home insurance premiums set to soar in 2017

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 | News

The price of home insurance remained largely flat in the last year but premiums are expected to increase dramatically in 2017.

Prepare your property (and insurance) for weather chaos

Monday, 21 November 2016 | News

The Environment Agency has currently issued six flood warnings and 63 flood alerts in the South West and South East as Storm Angus batters the south coast of England.

One in seven tenants bends the rules

Thursday, 22 September 2016 | News

One in seven renters has broken one or more rules of their tenancy agreement, new research has revealed.

Don't know where your stopcock is? You risk a £7k insurance claim

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | News

A quarter of people have no idea where the stopcock is in their property, potentially risking their homes getting damaged in the event of a water leak, according to new research.

Will your home insurance pay out? One in five claims go unpaid

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 | News

At least 350,000 people had a home insurance claim rejected between 2013 and 2014, according to new data released by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) for the first time.

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.