ABI (Association of British Insurers) states in 2016 there were 125,000 fraudulent claims and that came at a cost to the British public of £1.3 billion and affected public services such as the justice courts and the NHS. That was the figure in 2016 but apparently, it's rising year on year, and that's why insurers now invest over £200 million each year on tackling the problem.
Before we go further, we would like to state that the incident on Gorleston Beach was not a bouncy castle. Some media outlets have consistently misrepresented the equipment used as being a bouncy castle. It was a sealed inflatable trampoline, this design, according to PIPA, is currently not covered under British/European Standard (BS EN 14960)
We thought we'd bring attention to some of the checks you can do to safeguard against rogue traders.
Passion! When considering purchasing a classic car, your desire will be your biggest asset as any classic car owner will tell you it can often be a love/hate relationship and passion will see you through those difficult times.
There are many benefits and pitfalls to owning a classic as there are highs and lows. Driving along on a sunny day with people admiring your car as it cruises past is a good feeling; however, there will be times when it's raining cats and dogs, and you're trying to get home and your car will be as stubborn as a mule and won't budge.
Still interested? Good! Here are some top tips for buying your first classic automobile.
Do you own a bouncy castle that you hire out to the public or have you organised an event where you’ll have a bouncy castle or other leisure equipment? If so, read on for our ten top tips about bouncy castle insurance.
We all love our motorcycles whether you're into sports, cruisers, choppers or my new favourite custom built bike I like to call my Bobber (due to the sound it makes when I rev it up). I also love going to classic bike shows and race days and often have shown off the classic bikes I have owned over the years. We usually take our camper with the bikes firmly and securely fixed onto our trailer.
According to Mr Lewis, the difference between various multi-car insurance offerings is shocking.
In a Facebook poll of 2,100 people, 40% with more than one car said multi-car won for them, 60% said separate policies did. – For Primo plc, the more significant the disparity between cars and drivers, the bigger the potential savings. Two vehicles aren’t our strength whereas 4 or more is.
Airsoft is a combative team sport in which members eliminate each other by shooting each other with round plastic bullets launched via replica weapons called airsoft guns. Airsoft is usually compared to paintball, which is a recreational shooting sport similar in concept but with some keen differences.
When you start a new business, the task list can seem a bit daunting. Starting a new enterprise can see you coming out of your comfort zone and taking on new challenges such as PAYE, marketing, advertising, web design and of course insurance. So how do you tackle all these new tasks?
Last year I wrote an article on how working in insurance wasn't as dull as some might think. This year I thought we'd go deeper into the topic of jobs and careers that are apparently now considered mind-numbing and which countries workforces find their daily grind the most tedious.
Employment specialists Emolument ran a survey which asked 1300 professionals from 14 different sectors around the world to determine some of the results.