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Home insurance cost rises by 3.5%

Updated: 22nd November 2016 - First Published: 22nd November 2016 New data from Consumer Intelligence has revealed that the annual cost of home insurance has raced ahead of inflation, having risen by 3.5% year-on-year to stand at an average annual premium of £123. Read More...

Get your home winter-ready

Updated: 22nd November 2016 - First Published: 21st November 2016 We hate to say it, but winter is well and truly setting in. So, if you haven't yet made sure that your home is ready for the colder months ahead, now's the time to get started. Read More...

Bargains for burglars on Black Friday

Updated: 18th November 2016 - First Published: 18th November 2016 Many are looking forward to Black Friday next week, not to mention the following Cyber Monday (28 November), but did you know burglars are also looking forward to those days of deals? Don’t let them take you by surprise! Read More...

Tips to avoid frozen misery

Updated: 11th November 2016 - First Published: 11th November 2016 The popularity of Frozen may be as strong as ever among the little ones, but nobody likes frozen pipes. To avoid the damage and high cost of freezing or burst pipes, the ABI has collected some top tips to see you through the winter. Read More...

Are you sloppy with your home security?

Updated: 09th November 2016 - First Published: 09th November 2016 Many of us have been shocked by the recent cyber attack on Tesco Bank customers, bringing online security back to the top of the agenda. But what about home security? Unfortunately, it looks as though many householders are worryingly sloppy... Read More...

Back-garden bonfires on the way out

Updated: 07th November 2016 - First Published: 03rd November 2016 The age-old tradition of having a garden bonfire party appears to be on the way out, with fears of firework displays going wrong leading many to favour organised events. Given that fire claims can double, this could be a sensible decision… Read More...

Brits spend £36K on decorating their home

Updated: 01st November 2016 - First Published: 01st November 2016 Are you one of the many homeowners that spent their half term holiday redecorating? You are not alone, as a new study has found that Brits will redecorate their home 36 times throughout their lifetime, spending a whopping £36,205 in the process. Read More...

Mixed picture for home insurance premiums

Updated: 28th October 2016 - First Published: 28th October 2016 Home insurance is one of those things that we all need, yet the only time we really think about it is when we renew and are presented with a new quote. But just what’s happening to prices in this sector of the insurance market? Read More...

Planning some DIY? Don't lose out!

Updated: 26th August 2016 - First Published: 25th August 2016 The August Bank Holiday is almost upon us, and that can only mean one thing – DIY! But while tackling those jobs around the home is a common pastime for a long weekend, just make sure it isn’t a false economy… Read More...

Home insurance premiums remain at record low

Updated: 18th August 2016 - First Published: 18th August 2016 The cost of the average combined buildings and contents insurance policy is at its lowest level in four years, the Association of British Insurers’ latest Home Insurance Premium tracker has revealed, with a typical policy currently costing just £309. Read More...


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