Tips, advice and news on looking after your assets and valuables.
Do you own high-value property or possessions? Do you enjoy expensive hobbies, such as collecting fine art or classic cars? Generally speaking, the lifestyle you lead as a high-net-worth-individual (HNWI) means you have very specific insurance needs and will require a greater level of cover than that offered in most standard insurance policies. If […]
Home is where the heart is… not to mention all of your hard-earned furniture, technology, and reams of valuable personal possessions. Nothing could be more devastating than a bout of adverse weather flooding your house, causing devastating damage to both property and possessions. Yet a recent study by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has […]
Like her or loath her, you can’t fail to have notice the media storm this week surrounding the £8.7m theft of Kim Kardashian’s jewellery. Stolen at gun point in Paris from a gang of masked thieves, it was by all accounts a terrifying ordeal. And of course the media have had a field day over […]
With the maximum cost for tuition fees tipping £9000, it’s no surprise that students not only want the best from the education they’re paying for, but the living experience while they’re studying. Yet research by the National Union of Students (NUS) showed that three quarters of students are living in poor accommodation. Spurred by these […]
Before Lita heads out of the door to catch her morning train to work there’s 20 minutes to watch a sneaky bit of the box set of Downton Abbey. Lita didn’t get to watch it first time round and there’s a lot to catch up on. Lita is at her desk in Greenfield Insurance Services’ […]
…and you look after your home in the process One in five home insurance claims were refused in 2013 and 2014 according to research by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The ABI believe the main reasons why claims are refused are misconceptions by policyholders about what they are covered for and what constitutes a valid […]
The sun is finally out and it might be the perfect weekend to get your classic car back out on the road. Whether you are planning a sojourn in the countryside or a visit to a classic car show, you want your pride and joy to be in pristine condition. Restoring or owning a classic […]
Buying art can be a hugely pleasurable experience and can often be a lucrative investment for buyers as changing trends can dramatically impact art values. However, most would agree that the beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder so the main reason to buy is because you like it! Here is some […]
Make sure you are prepared in case the weather takes a turn for the cold, especially if you are going away over Christmas. It may be unseasonable mild at the moment (and for many people that’s causing devastating flooding issues) but our British weather has a habit of surprising us. Should the temperatures take a […]
Gone are the days of setting off to university with a just pot plant and duvet. Nowadays the wealth of possessions students own, and the substantial fees they face, mean there’s a lot more to lose if it all goes wrong. What can you do to look after them, once they’ve flown the nest?