A-Plan Blog

05 May

Van Insurance for Convicted Drivers

It won’t come as much of a surprise that van insurance premiums are likely to rise significantly if you’re convicted of a motoring offence. This can be particularly frustrating when you make a living from driving a van, as your insurance premium will add more to the cost of running your van and therefore your

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05 May

Van Insurance Groups

When you’re shopping around for van insurance trying to get a great deal that will save you money, it may seem hard to understand how the quotes you receive have been calculated. That’s because insurers take into account a variety of information when deciding how much your premium will be. One of those factors is

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05 May

Young Driver Van Insurance

If you’re aged between 17 and 24, you’ll know that it isn’t always as easy to get affordable insurance as it is for experienced drivers. That’s because although you may be a careful driver, younger drivers as a group are statistically more likely to be involved in an accident, meaning insurers are more likely to

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05 May

Pick-up Van Insurance

If you drive a pick-up truck, whether for personal use or for running your business, you’ll want the reassurance that it’s protected with the right kind of specialist pick-up van insurance, at an affordable price. As one of the largest pick-up van insurance brokers in the UK, we work with a number of specialist van

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05 May

A-Plan sponsor Wimbledon RFC

A-Plan is proud of our involvement in the local community and the work we do to support sport at a grass roots level. As such, it was an honour to support Wimbledon RFC by running a Target Throwing competition for the young members of the club on Saturday 16th April. We had lots of great kids

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04 May

Crash for cash and other car insurance fraud

Deliberately staging or causing a road traffic collision, solely for the purpose of financial gain, costs around £400m a year. Honest motorists end up bearing this cost in terms of higher premiums and it puts innocent motorists at risk. These “crash for cash” scams include the following: Contrived incidents: where an accident is staged in

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28 Apr

The Insurance Act—What Businesses Need to Know

The Insurance Act, a piece of legislation designed to modernise and support the growth of Britain’s insurance industry, received Royal Assent on 12th February 2015, thus making it an Act of Parliament (law). The Act ushers in a more modern regime for the industry by updating the 100-year-old regulations governing contracts between businesses and insurers.

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27 Apr

British Judo announces exciting new partnership with A-Plan

British Judo has today announced an exciting new partnership with insurance brokers, A-Plan. The partnership will enable members of the British Judo community to give back to the sport whilst saving money on their home and motor insurance. A-Plan has been officially announced as British Judo’s Official Insurance Partner, in a partnership that will see

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27 Apr

Law on child car seats is changing

Stricter rules regarding the use of booster seats will come into force in December 2016, limiting the use of backless booster seats to older children. Under current UK law, all children travelling in a car must use the correct car seat until 12 years old or 135cm tall. In some European countries this height limit is

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26 Apr

Guide to making a motor insurance claim

Life doesn’t always go to plan and from time to time things go wrong. It’s inevitable that accidents happen and losses occur. This short guide aims to help and inform so that if you do need to make a claim, the process is as smooth and swift for you as we can possibly make it.

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