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High value home insurance blog

3 03, 2017

Insurance Premium Tax Increases

By |2019-03-04T20:17:15+01:00March 3rd, 2017|Insurance News|0 Comments

Insurance premium tax is due to rise once again in June 2017 to 12%. Since Kenneth Clarke announced in his November 1993 budget that insurance premium tax was being introduced in 1994 at a level of 2.5%, the rate has slowly increased. However, the rate and exponentially increased since its 6% level (as recently as [...]

21 12, 2016

Top 5 gifts for the man that has it all.

By |2019-03-04T20:18:58+01:00December 21st, 2016|Home Insurance News|0 Comments

I saw an article in Esquire Magazine the other day and it got me thinking about gifts for the man that has it all.  They had a list of unique gifts for those with a little bit more disposable income than the average family. First of all the ones that didn’t quite make the top 5… [...]

22 11, 2016

Technology set to change the shape of the insurance industry.

By |2019-03-04T20:21:56+01:00November 22nd, 2016|Insurance News|0 Comments

The old insurance model works on the premise that you insure your home or car on predetermined risk factors and receive compensation should anything go wrong for any losses incurred.  So, if you are an eighteen-year-old man looking to insure a sports car there is a different set of risk factors to that of a [...]

22 08, 2016

Why is high Value Home Insurance better than normal home insurance?

By |2019-03-04T20:23:49+01:00August 22nd, 2016|Home Insurance News|0 Comments

I have been asked to write this blog as this is a question we are often asked. I think it is fair to clarify a few points before going any further. To say that High Value Home Insurance is 'better' is not really the correct adjective in this instance. I would suggest that saying high [...]

16 08, 2016

Upcoming dates for the diary

By |2019-03-04T20:25:38+01:00August 16th, 2016|Insurance News|0 Comments

Salon Prive - 1-3 September 2016 - Blenheim Palace - http://www.salonpriveconcours.com/ 'Following a spectacular inaugural year at Blenheim Palace, the organisers are thrilled with the prospect of entering their 2nd decade with a long term partnership with the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his team now in place. Blenheim Palace proved to be the perfect [...]

8 08, 2016

Practical guide to protecting your home from burglary.

By |2019-03-04T20:28:00+01:00August 8th, 2016|Home Insurance News|0 Comments

Unfortunately we all know that crime and more specifically home burglaries, is a fact of life and has been since the dawn of time. Does this mean that we should just put up with it? As we are specialists in high value home insurance I’m sure it will come as no surprise that here at [...]

28 07, 2016

Range Rover Conversions

By |2019-03-04T20:29:34+01:00July 28th, 2016|Home Insurance News, Insurance News|0 Comments

If owning a Range Rover is not individual enough for you then there are companies out there who can convert your car to your specific requirements. Companies such as Overfinch, Revere and Kahn to name but three. These companies can transform your vehicle to include a new body styling package, new wheels and new interior. [...]

15 06, 2016

Top watches and trends for 2016

By |2019-03-04T20:31:27+01:00June 15th, 2016|Home Insurance News|0 Comments

High value watch insurance is our speciality here at McLeod Insurance but the watch that you wear can change throughout your lifetime as you change. You may feel that at a certain stage in your life that a luxury watch is the right thing for you. You may like the history of a certain watch [...]

10 05, 2016

What influences the premium on my high value home insurance?

By |2019-03-04T20:31:55+01:00May 10th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

There are a number of answers to this question and George Osborne may not be the only culprit! Insurance Premium Tax Insurance premium tax has been historically low in the UK compared to many of it's European counterparts. The tax was levied at 6% in 2011 having been set at 5% for many years. From [...]

22 03, 2016

The burglary at Lord and Lady March’s property

By |2019-04-15T16:09:44+01:00March 22nd, 2016|Insurance News|0 Comments

The burglary at Lord and Lady March's property in January 2016 is an extreme example of what can happen. The burglar is said to have stolen more than £700,000 of family heirlooms. The Burglar got in the house by ladder through an upstairs window. As the thief was disturbed by Lady March, both Lady March and [...]