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Commercial vehicle parking - Rules and tips

Commercial vehicle parking - Rules and tips

March 30, 2022 | Posted under: Van Insurance

Commercial vehicle parking - Rules and tipsWhether you're driving a van for the first time or you’ve been driving a van for a number of years, you may not be aware that there are a few different rules and regulations you should abide by when parking commercial vehicles in residential areas. Sections: Residential street parking laws UK: Cars and small vans Rules for parking at night: any vehicle up to 2.5 tonnes Rules for parking at night: vans exceeding 2.5 tonnes FAQs What size vehicle can…

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Van driving tips for new van drivers

Van driving tips for new van drivers

March 29, 2022 | Posted under: Van Insurance

Van driving tips for new van drivers When you’ve only ever driven a car, it’s understandable to feel a little apprehensive at the prospect of driving a van for the very first time. However, “forewarned is forearmed” as they say, so knowing what to expect including the different laws surrounding driving and parking a van on UK roads, and how a van’s running costs can differ to a car’s, will help to ensure you’re all geared up to take on this new driving challenge…

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How to find out if you have a CCJ | Credit Rating

How to find out if you have a CCJ | Credit Rating

March 25, 2022 | Posted under: Money Advice

How to find out if you have a CCJ If you can’t get any credit such as an overdraft or credit card and have outstanding debts you defaulted on paying, you may have had a CCJ in default* issued against you. Having a CCJ typically has a disastrous effect on your credit score and can result in you not being able to borrow money for at least several years. What’s more, a CCJ can even affect your ability to get a job, rent a property or pay for car insurance monthly. *A Judgment ‘in default’…

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Why has my car insurance increased?

Why has my car insurance increased?

March 24, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Why has my car insurance increased? When you receive a renewal quote from your car insurer this year you will probably find that despite not having an accident or making changes to your policy, your car insurance gone up for no reason?! So why does car insurance go up unexpectedly and why is insurance more expensive in 2022? Why has my car insurance gone up? If your car insurance has gone up for no obvious reason, economic-related factors could’ve increased your car insurance 2022 renewal quote. Car…

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Spring Statement 2022

Spring Statement 2022

March 23, 2022 | Posted under: News

Spring Statement 2022Earlier today and prior to the Chancellor’s 2022 spring statement, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that record breaking energy prices and soaring fuel costs have driven up the UK’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate to a 30 year high of 6.2%.  The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) expects CPI inflation to further rise to an average of 7.4% this year and has said that UK households face the biggest fall in living standards since records…

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Do non fault accidents affect no claims bonus?

Do non fault accidents affect no claims bonus?

March 22, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Do non fault accidents affect no claims bonus?Most of us are overly familiar with the cringe terminology “where there’s blame, there’s a claim” making it appear, on the face of it, that most motorists have absolutely nothing to worry about if they’re involved in a non-fault car collision and a third party is completely to blame. However, there are certain circumstances where, if you make a non fault claim on your motor insurance, you could lose out financially even though…

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Courtesy Car Insurance

Courtesy Car Insurance

March 21, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Courtesy Car Insurance When you compare insurance quotes online, many fully comprehensive insurance policies will specifically include courtesy car cover for no additional cost. However, ‘all that glitters is not gold’ and this ‘included’ courtesy vehicle cover can be pretty basic and unreliable on many of the cheaper motor policies. Here’s what you should know about courtesy vehicle insurance. What is a courtesy car meaning? A courtesy car (very often misspelt as ‘curtisy…

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When was my house built? | Check property age

When was my house built? | Check property age

March 18, 2022 | Posted under: Home Insurance

When was my house built?When you arrange home insurance your insurance company will ask when your house was built, but not many of us immediately know the answer and wonder “how old is my house?” and “how can I find out?” - unless the property in question is a new build. Knowing the exact year or decade in which your property was constructed can be a gamechanger when it comes to buying, selling or insuring a home. A property’s age can not only affect the value of a property,…

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How your car insurance is affected if you lose your job

How your car insurance is affected if you lose your job

March 17, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How your car insurance is affected if you lose your job If you find yourself in the unenviable position of losing your job, you will need to tell your car insurer. Your occupation is one of the key questions an insurer will ask when you apply for a quote as, amongst other factors, your job title can negatively or positively affect the cost of your premiums. And it isn’t just high-risk occupations that can bump up your insurance premiums. For example, if you use the Money Saving Expert’s…

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Best life insurance with free gift deals - Report 2022

Best life insurance with free gift deals - Report 2022

March 15, 2022 | Posted under: Life Insurance

Best life insurance with free gift deals of 2022Get a FREE life insurance quote Life insurance for as little as £5 per month, get a quote now: Get a quote   If you are looking for a life insurance policy and are not sure which insurance company to go with, you may want to consider what free gifts each one is offering along with their policies. From free laptops and tablets to gift vouchers and cashback, lots of life insurance companies are going all out to tempt you to buying your policy…

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