As we enjoy the golden glow of autumn, it’s time to think about prepping gardens for winter. It may be an unwelcome thought, but a little extra work now means your outdoor space will require little maintenance in the colder months, and will be raring to go come spring! So what should you do? Mow…
In this year’s budget the Chancellor announced an increase to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), from 9.5% to 10%. This means that after the 1st of October the tax paid by consumers on most types of insurance will go up. Some cover types are exempt However, some other types of cover, including life and health insurance, are exempt…
Going on holiday should be a fun experience, but when it goes wrong, it can be a nightmare. Knowing what to do in case of delays can save you money and heartache, so read on to find out more. What happens when you’re uninsured? Depending on who you book a trip through, without travel insurance you may suffer major financial…
Only 1 in 3 take out travel insurance 7 in 10 people taking trips in the UK this summer could be doing so uninsured, leaving thousands of pounds worth of valuables at risk of theft, loss and damage, according to new research from our customers. Brits will take £676 of valuables with them Of the 2,500…
We’re a nation of competitive gardeners, investing more than £17,000 in our gardens over a lifetime to impress neighbours and keep up appearances, according to new research from our customers. Nearly one in four (23%) of the 2,205 people surveyed complained of a green-fingered neighbour whose garden always upstages the rest of the street, with over…
Here are the main factors which influence the cost of your home insurance and what you could do to reduce how much you pay.
Living in a home with a good state secondary nearby school adds an average of £21,000 to its value when compared to local house prices
Policy Expert asked our customers about their experiences with having kids at home over the school holidays, and here’s what they said…
The Chancellor’s 2016 Budget delivered a mixed bag for home-owners. We’ve summarised a few of the key points for home-owners.
Easter marks the time when thousands of homeowners across the country get out their tool kits with the good intentions of tackling much procrastinate about DIY projects.
In November 2015 Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda (all part of Whirlpool) issued a recall for 5.3m faulty tumble dryers.
Your garden needs attention in the winter months too, and not preparing it properly could be the difference between needing to make a claim or not. Make sure your garden is prepared for winter with our handy check-list.
Christmas can be magical time of year, and decorating the house is a favourite tradition for many people. Make sure you keep your home and family safe with our handy Christmas check-list.
It’s important to ensure that your home is prepared for everything that the winter months might throw at it. Our handy check-list will help ensure that you don’t miss anything out. Things to check for winter: Check your boiler and heating system – If you haven’t done so already this year, get your boiler checked and/or serviced by…
On Friday 13th November, Policy Expert is showing our support for Children in Need. Every penny raised for Children in Need goes to help disadvantaged children and young people here in the UK.
The winter is a more tempting time for burglars to scope out properties than at other times of the year as they think they’ll have less chance of getting caught.
Recent predictions from the Met Office suggest this year the El Niño weather front could be at its strongest since 1950, which saw one of the snowiest winters on record.
From the 1st of November the Government is set to increase the amount of tax paid by consumers on most types of insurance premiums from 6% to 9.5%.
Policy Expert have teamed up with Moneymagpie to offer our customers a free eBook full of money-saving tips and tricks.
Plenty of accidents occur due to drivers checking their mobile phones while at the wheel, but many others are now caused by the increasing amount of ‘dashboard distractions’ newer cars have.
If the journey to your holiday destination is affected by something unforeseen, and you experience cancellations and delays, what are your compensation options and will you be able to claim on travel insurance?
Thousands of holidaymakers are risking financial ruin by tagging themselves in pictures, updating statuses and telling people they’re away on social media.
Newlyweds are risking financial disaster by not having the correct levels of home insurance in place when they get married, latest research by insurance broker Policy Expert shows.
Thousands of Brits will be heading off on holiday this summer without making sure their homes are as safe from burglary. Here’s what thieves lookout for.
We all know weddings can be expensive for the bride and groom, and quite often their parents, but latest figures show guests spend a small fortune too.
Many homeowners are risking losing thousands because their home insurance isn’t sufficient for the type of outside space they have and what they keep in it. See why.
Where in the country do the wedding guests live that spend the most and least? And how much in total do weddings cost those that go?
Thousands of Brits take their cars on the big annual summer getaway to continental Europe each year. But a good many go without having the right car insurance.
Many people own something of such value that if they lost it, or had it stolen, they would struggle to be able to afford to replace it.
Good news for those looking to save money, the cost of your home insurance just got cheaper.
Think you’ll be able to claim on insurance if there’s a fire in your home? Think again.
The reasons for barbecues being at the root of many home cover claims are many and varied. See what the main problems are and how to barbecue safely.
In the emotional excitement of buying a new home, it’s easy to overlook one of the most crucial elements in the process; home insurance.
Renting continues to become more and more expensive in many parts of the UK as the demand for housing continues to grow and the number of houses being built doesn’t keep up.
The owners of everyday hi-tech items such as laptops, watches and hi-tech TVs face being unable to claim on their home cover as values often exceed claim limits.
Would you like to live somewhere that’s really safe? Which also has a highly-functioning infrastructure, a secure digital network and great health facilities?
If you’re an older traveller, it’s still possible to get a good travel insurance policy at a reasonable price if you know where to look
The thought of driverless cars might scare you silly, but what if you were told owning one could save you thousands of pounds in car insurance? Might that change your mind?
Car cover is the most widely held form of insurance there is, and often the most misunderstood too. Every year many motorists discover they might not be covered…
If you’re looking to put your home on the market, how should you go about choosing an estate agent?