Category Archives: High net worth

winter
13 Nov

Preparing for winter for HNW clients

As we head towards winter, are you prepared for an enjoyable, safe and secure festive season?  What can you do to keep your homes and vehicles safe? Cold weather can be a challenge for owners of older and larger properties. Steps should be taken to make sure that water pipes don’t freeze – especially outdoor

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holiday home insurance
24 May

Preparing your holiday home for high season

The high season is when you’re likely to get the greatest return on your holiday home investment, and diligent preparation is key to ensuring that your busiest booking period goes smoothly. Follow these tips to make sure your holiday home is ship shape before the busiest time of the year gets underway. Maintenance The run-up

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marine insurance
08 May

Our top tips for de-winterising your boat

The sun is lingering longer in the sky, which means it’s time to ‘de-winterise’ your boat and get out on the water. But before you can embark on your first trip, you still need to inspect your boat to ensure it is functional. Thankfully, de-winterising shouldn’t take too long, as long as your boat was

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21 Dec

Christmas Opening Hours

Our opening hours during the Christmas and New Year period are: 24 December – 8:30 am – 12.00 pm 25 – 27 December – branches closed 28 – 30 December – 8.30 am – 5.00 pm 31 December – 8:30 am – 12.00 pm 01 – 02 January – branches closed 03 January – branches

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holiday home insurance
26 Sep

Protect your holiday home in winter

As the holiday season comes to an end, prudent holiday homeowners should be preparing their second homes for the winter. Make sure you think about the following: Maintenance Tasks • Turn off the utilities: Turn off the water and gas, and unplug all electronic devices. If your home has an electric heater, set the temperature to at

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20 Jul

Don’t “horse around” with horsebox breakdown cover

While car breakdown services offer assistance to the degree of fixing your vehicle at the roadside, they WILL NOT recover a vehicle with a horse on board. Here you’ll find some advice on what to do in the event of an emergency: 1. Prevention is better than cure – make sure you keep your vehicle well

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04 Jul

Key considerations when buying holiday home insurance

The considerations that apply when you’re obtaining holiday home insurance differ from those for your main home. Here are some things to bear in mind: Types of holiday home insurance Buildings and contents You’ll need to take out both buildings and contents insurance, just as you would for your main home. Make sure your cover includes any

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05 May

The road less travelled

It’s nice to finally see some Spring sunshine which may mean your thoughts are now turning to travel and plans for the summer holidays. If you haven’t yet booked your summer break, why not try something a bit different? It doesn’t have to be wrestling alligators or whitewater rafting. Here are some small tweaks to

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