Where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Smoking rates have fallen to the lowest on record, Public Health England has revealed. 16.9% of adults in England smoke, down from 19.3% in 2012. The reduction is thought to be partly because of new technology – the availability of e-cigarettes to help people quit.

A stitch in time…

Check your home is secure against the elements before it starts to get cold. Here are the PolicyCastle top tips for the jobs to get done while the evenings are still warm and light. 

Safety obligations for landlords

If you are letting a property to tenants, you must keep the property safe and free from health hazards for the occupants. The Government’s regulations are clear, and they require time and investment to make sure your property is up to scratch:

Is gadget insurance good value?

You may be aware that most home insurance policies provide you and your family with some cover for mobile phones when you are out and about. Levels of cover vary, there will be limits, and not all policies do have it, but it is likely it will be included under your contents cover if you…

Upgrading your home security is a win double

When you apply for home insurance, you can’t fail to notice that the application form requires detailed information about whether your home has an alarm and what locks you have on external doors and windows. You won’t be surprised to learn that this detail is required because having an alarm, and having good locks, reduces…