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Read the full article Home insurance – Direct Line’s CEO leaves; indication of higher premiums?

Home insurance – Direct Line’s CEO leaves; indication of higher premiums?

29 January 2023

Why the shock resignation of Direct Line’s CEO may bother you. Penny James left Direct Line Insurance on last week (reported 27 Jan) after warning on 11 Jan that company profits were lower than forecast due to home insurance claims. The company is set to cancel a share buy-back (c £50m) and shareholder pay-outs for… Read more” about the article Home insurance – Direct Line’s CEO leaves; indication of higher premiums?”

Read the full article The 12 Frauds of Christmas

The 12 Frauds of Christmas

22 December 2022

Online fraud is common at Christmas. Fraudsters love periods when they can tempt you to drop your guard. Make sure you don’t get caught. Here are 12 common frauds to watch out for this Christmas, in the Sales and the New Year. To the tune of 12 Days of Christmas: On the 12th day of… Read more” about the article The 12 Frauds of Christmas”

Read the full article Power Cuts

Power Cuts

28 November 2022

Are you prepared for winter power cuts? More and more pressure is being put on the UK’s electricity network from electric vehicles, trains and the increasing use of electricity in homes including heating and tech. Even green heating initiatives like air source heat pumps need electricity to work. The problem is that we don’t generate… Read more” about the article Power Cuts”

Read the full article Hackers want your email!

Hackers want your email!

10 March 2022

Why? One of my friends recently had their email compromised and all of their contacts got a ‘begging’ mail for funds. Hackers wanted the email contacts and caused distress which required immediate action to protect data, restore security and reputation. Why do hackers go for your email accounts? At the beginning you are probably not… Read more” about the article Hackers want your email!”

Read the full article Homeworker Insurance

Homeworker Insurance

4 October 2021

As a Homeworker starting or running their own business, it’s fair to say that you are an ‘adventurer’ and risk-taker. It is important to network with other like minded people to find out what the good deals might be and to share experiences. Owners often over-look insurance in small business risk management plans. You probably… Read more” about the article Homeworker Insurance”