Mitigate Your Risk of Theft This Winter

By Tim Murphy on

The long winter nights provide burglars with the ideal cover to break into sheds and garages. In fact, nearly one-fifth of all theft claims are submitted during January and February—making winter a burglar’s favourite time of year. The most common items stolen from buildings during these night-time break-ins are bicycles, mobile phones and power tools. To protect your home and valuables from burglars this winter, rely on the following seven pieces of guidance:

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Insurance Premium Tax

By David Beswick on

Here we go again another tax increase. Did you know that Insurance Premium Tax went up from 6% to 9.5% on 1 November, that’s over a 50% rise! For any new policy you take out with Saffron Insurance between now and the end of January, we will pay the difference in Insurance Premium Tax to save you money. It really is as simple as that. To find out more call us on 01799 588168

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Prepare yourself for winter

By Paul Walker on

Before the ice, snow and cold of winter arrives, be sure to take the time to prepare yourself for the season’s hazardous driving conditions. One of the simplest ways to do this is to check the weather forecast before getting behind the wheel.

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Tips for Winter Driving

By Paul Walker on

Each week, there are an estimated 150 drivers who are seriously injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. And, with inclement winter weather making driving conditions more hazardous, that number could worsen. Therefore, be sure to follow these pieces of advice whenever you drive this winter.

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Cyber Crime Officially Becomes UK's Most Common Criminal Offence

By Richard Brown on

Cyber crime—which includes the theft of personal information, online harassment and bullying, and disruption of trade—was recognised as the United Kingdom’s most common criminal offence by the ONS. It can cost businesses, on average, up to £1.46 million. The best way to protect your business from cyber crime is to purchase cyber insurance.

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