News Archive - Articles Published in Home Insurance
Safety 'Top Priority' for Home Choice28 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisA new Halifax Home Insurance survey has found that a feeling of safety plays a large role when people choose where to live. Home Insurance Warning for Half-term Holidays27 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisNew data from Swinton reveals a spike in home insurance claims during half-term breaks. Homeowners 'Failing to Protect Collectibles'22 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisNew research shows the extent of Britons' valuable collections - but also reveals that many are not protected by home insurance. DIY 'Needs Accidental Damage Cover'21 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisHomeowners planning some DIY for the bank holiday weekend should make sure accidental damage cover is included in their home insurance policies, according to AA Insurance. Campers 'Can Protect Belongings on Home Insurance'18 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisPeople taking camping trips in the UK this year can extend their home insurance policies to cover possessions. Entertaining At Home 'Costs £1.5bn a Year'13 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisNew research has suggested that Britons who entertain at home to save money could be losing £1.5 billion a year through 'mishaps'. Average Home Contents 'Cost £45,000 to Replace'11 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisNew research from Sainsbury's Home Insurance reveals the cost of replacing items lost after a fire or other disaster. Newlyweds 'Should Check Home Insurance Policies'08 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisNewly-married couples should make sure that gifts and other items bought for their wedding are covered by their home insurance, according to Direct Line. Cameron Bike Theft 'Beginning of Crime Increase'07 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisAn insurance firm has warned that the theft of David Cameron's bike for the second time in ten months may herald the start of a 'Himalayan peak in cycle theft'. Burglary Fears 'Rising' 01 May 2009 | by Mark HarrisA large number of Britons feel more at risk of being burgled than in the past, a new study shows. DIY Enthusiasts 'Should Check Home Insurance'29 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisHomeowners should make sure they are covered by their home insurance policy before undertaking any DIY work, Sainsbury's has warned. Burglaries 'Could Rise by Half'23 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisThe UK's biggest insurer has warned that burglaries could increase by 50 percent by the end of the year, as a result of the recession and increased redundancies. London 'Worst for Burglary' in UK17 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisPeople living in London are the most likely to be burgled out of the whole of the UK, new research finds. Handbag Theft 'Costs £582m'17 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisMore than £582 million has been lost by women who have had their handbags stolen, new research has revealed. Home Insurance Fraud 'Most Common in Recession'16 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisThe Association of British Insurers believes that the recession caused a large increase in the amount of fraudulent insurance claims last year, with home insurance accounting for more than half of the total. 'More Shed Security' Needed07 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisThe UK's sheds are not properly secured despite containing hundreds of pounds worth of property, a new survey finds. Brits 'Have Less DIY Skills than Parents'07 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisA new study shows that half of the UK population do not feel that they are as skilled at DIY jobs as their parents. Brits 'Cutting Back on Home Insurance'06 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisMany Brits are cancelling their home insurance policies in an effort to cut costs - despite fears of burglaries rising. Home Insurance Warning for DIY Fans03 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisHouseholders have been warned to ensure their home insurance policies are sufficient for any DIY projects they plan to undertake. Homeowners 'Failing to Protect Gardens'02 Apr 2009 | by Mark HarrisThe majority of British householders have not ensured that their home insurance covers the plants in their gardens.