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The best reversing cameras - 2022

The best reversing cameras - 2022

February 16, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

The best reversing cameras Reversing cameras - also known as 'back-up' or 'rear view' cameras - are becoming more popular for UK drivers. We explain what features to look out for and which cameras are the best to buy below... How to fit a reversing camera Reversing cameras used to be only for caravan and campervan drivers, who would use big and bulky wired cameras fitted to the back of the vehicle so they could see better when reversing. However, as technology has developed -…

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How to become a Courier - Ultimate Guide

How to become a Courier - Ultimate Guide

February 16, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to become a Courier - Ultimate GuideAccording to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the Covid pandemic caused internet shopping demand to surge by more than 50% in 2020. This has of course led to an increased demand for parcel delivery services and, coupled with Brexit, it’s now ‘an employees’ market’ when it comes to choosing courier work. Some of you reading this guide may, understandably, be quite keen to become a self-employed driving courier where you can have…

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Top 10 home insurance tips for first-time buyers

Top 10 home insurance tips for first-time buyers

February 16, 2022 | Posted under: Home Insurance

Top 10 home insurance tips for first-time buyers There is no better feeling than buying your first new house, exchanging contracts and receiving the keys to your first home. Up until this point, it’s probably been a long and arduous journey, as it historically is for most of the population, so you’ll be relieved when you can finally move your possessions in, pop the kettle on and put your feet up. But not so quickly - there’s something very important you might have forgotten. Yes, home…

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The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know

The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know

February 15, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know There have been several recent updates to The Highway Code that affect all UK road users such as drivers of lorries, trucks, light goods vehicles, buses, coaches, minibuses, cars and vans. It’s hoped the new Highway Code rules will primarily offer more protection to vulnerable road users such as motorcyclists, pedal cyclists, horse-drawn vehicles, horse riders and pedestrians and will encourage all road users to be more responsible, alert and considerate. In…

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Best Driving Test Apps 2022

Best Driving Test Apps 2022

February 14, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Best Driving Test Apps 2022Learner driver theory tests are now super complex and notoriously difficult to pass compared to tests taken by previous generations and have specifically become increasingly difficult over the last decade. The baby boomers didn’t even have to take a theory test and were instead asked a few simple questions by their practical driving test examiner. And when generation X took their tests (from 1996 onwards), there were only 35 multiple choice questions with a much smaller…

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Changing life insurance - what you need to know before switching life insurance policies

Changing life insurance - what you need to know before switching life insurance policies

February 11, 2022 | Posted under: Life Insurance

Changing life insurance – what you need to know before switching life insurance policies If you have a life insurance policy, it is a good idea to regularly check your cover and make sure it still reflects the financial needs of you and your family. Whilst your life insurance policy may have suited your financial circumstances at the time of inception, major life events like having a baby, taking on a bigger mortgage or getting a divorce can mean your existing insurance policy is no longer…

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Do smart locks make home insurance more expensive?

Do smart locks make home insurance more expensive?

February 11, 2022 | Posted under: Health Insurance

Do smart locks make home insurance more expensive? Whilst a keyless smart lock isn’t yet considered mainstream, this intelligent way of locking a door is rapidly gaining popularity, especially amongst smart home tech lovers who use their phones to do absolutely everything from paying for shopping to turning up their heating thermostat. So, apart from not having to furiously rummage around in a bag to find your keys, what are the other key benefits of a smart digital door lock? How much do they…

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Car insurance premiums increase for majority of drivers amidst the new rules for renewals

Car insurance premiums increase for majority of drivers amidst the new rules for renewals

February 9, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car insurance premiums increase for majority of drivers amidst the new rules for renewals New car insurance renewal rules mean that UK insurers can no longer offer cheaper deals to brand new customers and instead have to offer the same [discounted] deals to their existing customers. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) introduced a dual pricing ban also known as ‘price-walking’ or the ‘loyalty penalty’ to protect six million motorists who were paying up to 150% more than…

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Which life insurance policy should I get?

Which life insurance policy should I get?

February 8, 2022 | Posted under: Life Insurance

Which life insurance policy should I get? Choosing a life insurance policy can be a bit overwhelming once you start looking at all the different types of life insurance options and varying lengths of cover. To help you decide what life insurance will best suit you, this jargon-free guide explains how to choose life insurance UK by looking at the different life insurance policy types, what you specifically need or want cover for, and when to get life insurance. In this guide: What is a life insurance…

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UK energy bills set to increase by almost £700 in April 2022

UK energy bills set to increase by almost £700 in April 2022

February 7, 2022 | Posted under: Home Energy

Brits energy bills set to increase by almost £700 in April 2022 The UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem, has announced the energy price cap will increase by a colossal 54% in April 2022, following an already steep 12% increase in October last year. This unprecedented hike in energy prices UK means that approximately 22 million energy customers on default tariffs will see their utility bills surge by a stomach-churning average of £693 a year - that’s an extra £57.75 per month. For…

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