Many valuables have a story behind them. Perhaps your grandfather saved up for months to buy a special engagement ring for your grandmother, with a stone to match her eyes. Maybe you have an antique vase that was a gift on a special anniversary. It might be a watch that you bought to mark a […]
This month we have teamed up with Roger Mallock, a tour and cruise leader who helps travellers discover the hidden secrets and the real reasons to choose one cruise line over another. Roger brings to you the wonderful city of St Petersburg, Russia which he visited this summer for the first time and which literally […]
If you are worried about floods in your area, there are steps you can take to make sure you are prepared as possible and do all you can to minimise the flooding damage. Our flooding damage infographic gives some good advice.
With the clocks going back this week, we may be turning our thoughts to colourful autumn walks by day and cosy winter nights but for burglars, darker nights spell a season of opportunity. Recent research by The Co-operative Insurance have shown a 38% increase in home insurance claims in the five months after the clocks […]
It’s quite astonishing to hear what lengths thieves will now go to in order to achieve the ‘perfect crime’. The latest organised criminals are adopting a method known as the ‘sticker scam’ using transparent stickers, metal detectors and jiffy bags!
What should be included in a valuation? How often should you have one and how much do they cost? Find out in our guide.
Thinking about proposing this Valentine’s Day? Have you ever wondered how the whole tradition of engagement rings began?
We’ve had a few questions recently from clients asking how to get a valuation for collections for insurance purposes, so I thought I’d put together a quick post on it. The important point to note is that when it comes to insurance, you need to be able to prove the value of your collection. You […]
A home safe will keep your special valuables out of sight, and is much more secure than your top drawer! This is what you need to consider when buying a safe.
The million-dollar question in the art world is who’s trending and who’s the next best investment.