Most people will have contents insurance, whether it is included as part of a building and contents policy or standalone. Many of them, however, have not considered whether the coverage provided is sufficient to replace all their home contents nor are they aware of any exclusions for certain items. If you own specific items of value, they may not be covered under a standard home contents insurance policy, or the total insurance coverage may not be enough to replace these items on top of the rest of your contents. Read More
The reasons for getting a performance car can vary, whether it’s because you enjoy the feeling of power behind the wheel, the admiration of others, or whether you’re a bit of a collector in this regard. Whatever your reasons though, insuring performance cars can often be expensive. Read More
There are plenty of property developers out there who go it alone, by this we mean they are the ones who go out there and source the property or land and then they are the ones that take on the build of the, development instead of sourcing it out to a building contractor.
When this is the case the Property Developer’s insurance must be correct to make sure the whole risk is insured. Read More
We insured a well-known celebrity recently for a high net worth Buildings and Contents insurance. The celebrity was referred into us and was previously insuring on a comparison site. A comparison site is no place for a High Net worth client, as there is no way they can be advised on all the endorsements that can catch them out, on what is known as a standard wording policy. Read More
In any building development you will need to consider the following insurances:
Existing structure cover– If you have a premises which you decide to develop you will need to cover the existing property even if it’s just the front façade being left as this will not be included in any other insurances. This is the cover that the bank/lender will normally request This cover is normally basic (i.e. restricted to fire, lightning, earthquake/explosion, aircraft & subsidence)is because of the ongoing works. A more comprehensive cover can often be applied to include malicious damage and escape of water, however restrictions will apply. Read More
So why use a Broker and not go direct or through a comparison site?
Use a broker like Goldcrest Insurance who have been dealing with High Net Worth Insurance clients for 40 years and you have access to the whole high net worth market. Not only this but we know each insurers product inside out and their requirements which in turn is relayed to the clients and keeps them safe. Not only this but Goldcrest Insurance also negotiate premium on their client’s behalf ensuring they are getting the best rate possible. Read More
Product Liability Insurance protects those company’s that make, design or sell products on either a business to business or business to consumer basis. Whilst this type of insurance isn’t a legal requirement it is one that you might want to consider. Read More
BTL (Buy-to-Let) property insurance (also known as Landlords’ insurance) is needed to protect you from potentially huge financial outlay in the case of something going wrong with your rental property. It is important that you have thorough cover in place for your own peace of mind. Below are some of the different insurances that can make up comprehensive BTL property insurance , and why it make sense financially to consolidate these various policies. Read More