Aviva data shows 43% increase in high-value claims for jewellery theft

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Our insurer partner Aviva has reported a staggering 43% increase in claims for high-end jewellery theft. The data, which looks at Aviva Private Client’s high-net-worth claims across 2022 and 2023, includes customers being mugged for expensive watches, opportunist thieves stealing jewellery stashed in cars, and numerous claims where burglars have forced entry into homes while…
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Political violence insurance in times of unrest

The events in Israel, Gaza and surrounding regions have caused unimaginable suffering for thousands of people and sent shockwaves across communities around the world. Our terrorism insurance partner Globe Underwriting / Geo recently provided an update on how the insurance market is reacting to the unpredictable geo-political environment: A recent meeting of the Five eyes…
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Festive Opening Hours

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Please note our opening hours during the holiday period: Friday 22 December – normal business hours Christmas Day – closed Boxing Day – closed Wednesday 27 December – normal business hours Thursday 28 December – normal business hours Friday 29 December – normal business hours Monday 1 January – closed Tuesday 2 January – normal business hours We hope…
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Some practical precautionary measures you can take to stay safe and reduce any unforeseen risks during the festive season

December is a wonderful month and it’s easy to get caught up in the magic at this time of year. Here are some practical precautionary measures you can take to stay safe and reduce any unforeseen risks. Security It’s widely reported that the risk of burglary tends to increase during the Christmas season. One factor is…
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Is your home winter ready?

The Met Office has confirmed weather warnings for snow and ice hitting southern parts of England. Freezing temperatures can play havoc with the pipes inside and outside your home. Water expands as it freezes, increasing the pressure in pipes, and causing them to buckle and split, particularly if the pipe thaws quickly as temperatures rise.…
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Risk Insight: Electric Vehicle Charging

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As Electric Vehicles continue to become more popular in the UK, and as private companies and local authorities strive to reduce their carbon footprints, the demand for a charging infrastructure and dedicated parking areas has exponentially increased. This document provides a brief overview of the main Property and Liability hazards associated with Electric Vehicle charging,…
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