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Get your FREE flu jab at Tesco Pharmacy - Winter 2021

Get your FREE flu jab at Tesco Pharmacy - Winter 2021

October 22, 2021 | Posted under: Health

Get your FREE flu jab at Tesco Pharmacy When winter comes calling, there are a few inevitabilities – dark nights, trick-or-treaters, dazzling firework displays, Christmas shopping and, of course, the dreaded flu. Despite being known as a relatively mundane illness, there were more than 1,000 individual cases of Brits needing life-or-death treatment in hospital caused by the flu last winter – and it will come as no surprise that it is those who do not receive their annual vaccination that…

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I Put the Wrong Fuel in My Car, Am I Covered?

I Put the Wrong Fuel in My Car, Am I Covered?

October 14, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

I put the wrong fuel in my car, am I covered? Filling up your car with the wrong type of fuel is easily done, but isn’t so easily remedied. According to the RAC, approximately 150,000 absent-minded Brits pump the wrong fuel into their cars every single year (that’s over 400 of us per day!), so you are not alone if you are experiencing this. If you are, at this very moment, sitting in your car at a fuel station after putting the wrong type of fuel in your car, DO NOT put your key in the…

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What to Do if You Are Hit by an Uninsured Driver

What to Do if You Are Hit by an Uninsured Driver

October 12, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What to do if you are hit by an uninsured driver There are never any nice circumstances involving a car accident, but if you’re involved in a car accident where the other driver has no insurance, it can prove to be even more of a hassle and an unwanted issue. Driving without car insurance is illegal in the UK, so an uninsured motorist can not only cause a lot of hassle for the other driver if they’re involved in an accident, but they’re also risking committing a motoring offence…

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Car insurance for business use - what you need to know...

Car insurance for business use - what you need to know...

October 8, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car insurance for business use: What you need to know If you use your car for commuting to specific locations for work or for general business purposes, you might want to consider whether you need to add business insurance to your car. Using your car for personal use only won’t require business car insurance, but if you run a small business that requires you to use your car for tasks relating to your work, then a specific business car insurance policy might be something you need. In our guide…

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What to Do if You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car

What to Do if You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car

October 7, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car Putting the wrong fuel in your car seems like a really silly mistake to make and while it is, it’s actually more common than you’d think, with over 150,000 Brits making this mistake each year. Symptoms of putting the wrong fuel in your car should be relatively easy to identify, so if you’ve put petrol in your diesel car and driven it, there are some solutions available that can hopefully help you to rectify the situation. Below,…

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Unoccupied House Insurance: All You Need to Know

Unoccupied House Insurance: All You Need to Know

October 4, 2021 | Posted under: Home Insurance

Everything you need to know about unoccupied house insurance While home insurance isn’t technically a legal requirement, it is a form of insurance that you will probably want to ensure that you have in order to keep your home and its belongings protected in the event that you need to make a claim. Most mortgage lenders will expect you to have at least a buildings insurance policy before accepting your application. It’s also important to know about insuring your house with home buildings…

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How old does a car have to be to be MOT exempt?

How old does a car have to be to be MOT exempt?

September 30, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How old does a car have to be to be MOT exempt? Changes to the law that came into effect in May 2018 mean that almost all cars that were built over 40 years ago are exempt from the annual MOT test - unless owners choose to have their vehicle tested. Prior to the law change, only cars registered before 1960 were exempt from an MOT. The change also means that the requirement for an MOT is now in line with road tax (VED), where old and classic cars over 40 years old are also exempt. What types of car…

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When does a new car need its first MOT?

When does a new car need its first MOT?

September 29, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

When does a new car need its first MOT? MOTs are essential to help keep your car safe, roadworthy and legal. In the UK cars need to have an MOT every year in order to make sure that they are roadworthy. Driving a vehicle without a valid MOT can result in a fine of up to £1,000, as well as potentially invalidating your car insurance. In the case of a new car, you only need an MOT after it has been on the road for three years - before it is three years old you are not required to take your car…

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Huge increase in motorists putting the wrong fuel in their car during fuel crisis

Huge increase in motorists putting the wrong fuel in their car during fuel crisis

September 27, 2021 | Posted under: News

Huge increase in motorists putting the wrong fuel in their car during fuel crisisMore than five times as many UK motorists as usual put the wrong type of fuel in their car over the weekend. The chaos currently engulfing the UK’s petrol stations has been exacerbated by hundreds of panicking customers filling their tanks with the wrong type of fuel, breakdown services have reported. With queues of hundreds of metres building up outside many petrol stations, more than five times as many people…

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Do You Need Personal Possessions Insurance When Away from Home?

Do You Need Personal Possessions Insurance When Away from Home?

September 21, 2021 | Posted under: Home Insurance

Do you need personal possessions insurance when away from home? When you’re on holiday, or even if you’re just away from your home, the last thing you want to be worrying about is losing one of your personal possessions such as your camera, watch, mobile phone or any other type of expensive gadget that you don’t want to have to replace out of your own pocket. Many people think that just because they have a solid home insurance policy in place, that their possessions will always…

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