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Category Archives: General Hints and Tips

Home Insurance – Your Guide to Managing Trees and Subsidence

The ever changing weather conditions and the increase in hot dry summers and comparatively dry winters in recent years has seen an increase in subsidence in buildings and properties. Subsidence is the downward movement of the ground supporting the building. Damage occurs because the movement is often uneven, causing cracks in walls, floors and ceilings.  Continue Reading »

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for SME’s

For a number of years the average small or medium sized business was an unlikely target for a cyber-attack. Fewer rich pickings and relatively unknown brand worked in their favour as it wasn’t worth the time and effort for the average cyber-crook or delinquent hacker. But not anymore. Smaller companies are becoming increasingly eye-catching because  Continue Reading »

Student safety tips and insurance cover – what they need to know

It’s the time of year when your son or daughter is about to start university. They are going to be living away from home, probably for the first time. As you know it is a big wide world which, needs a whole lot of experience to navigate in a safe manner and of course, do  Continue Reading »

Home security solutions and the impact on your insurance

Keeping your home protected against opportunistic thieves is important for both your peace of mind and to keep your possessions safe. It’s better to be safe than sorry, and that’s where home security comes in. If you’re the victim of burglary and your home isn’t properly secured, you may find that your home insurance provider  Continue Reading »

Why is vehicle tracking important for your business?

  What is vehicle tracking and how can it help my business? If you’ve heard about vehicle tracking – this is probably a question nestling in the minds of many business owners or managers. The implication of vehicle tracking in businesses today is really impressive. Vehicle tracking allows you to see where your vehicles are  Continue Reading »

Riskworks guide to insuring your overseas holiday property

Riskworks: Guide to insuring your overseas holiday home through a broker Insurance cover for your home is paramount. Comprehensive safeguard against risks such as fire, flood, theft and accidental damage can make sure that, in the unfortunate episode of making a claim, your home quickly returns to normal. For overseas holiday home owners, all these  Continue Reading »

Riskworks – General Travel Claim Tips

The following article gives a list of tips and advice to bear in mind when travelling: Travel insurance can give you extra protection if your holiday doesn’t go as planned. This is very important if you are travelling independently because you may find yourself stranded with no way to get home and no representative to  Continue Reading »

Cyber Security – How do I keep my children safe online?

How can you teach your children to use the internet safely? It’s a question many of today’s parents ask a lot. Armed with various tablets and laptops the children of today know the internet is a magical entity capable of answering obscure questions; providing printable templates of pretty much any animal to colour in; and  Continue Reading »

FAQ’s – Loss Adjusters and their place in your claim process.

Your insurers may require that the processing of your claim is overseen by an independent third party. Insurers appointment of adjusters varies from one insurer to another, but where there may be areas of discussion, this will ensure your claim is treated quickly, effectively, and fairly. The adjusters will make every effort to deal with  Continue Reading »

Best Practice: The need for computer cover and regular back-ups for Business and Home

  At a glance normal property policies generally do not provide effective cover for office computer equipment. Following the list of IT best practice covered below could also prevent potential disasters for both home and business users Today, in a world of smartphones, tablets and cloud storage, every business of any size is reliant on  Continue Reading »

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