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Insurance for motor traders FAQs

What is motor traders insurance?

Motor traders’ insurance provides protection against a wide range of risks likely to be encountered by anyone running a motor trading business. Continue reading →

Unoccupied property – Faqs

Here you will find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions on the subject of unoccupied property and empty property insurance.

Why is unoccupied or empty property seen differently by insurance providers?

The risk profile associated with a property changes once it becomes unoccupied or empty. Continue reading →

What Insurance Do You Really Need?

One of the most effective uses of instilling fear into people so that they can buy your product or service is witnessed in the insurance industry, with a rather disturbing TV ad I saw while I was visiting a mate abroad, in South Africa. Basically the ad which aired on prime time television depicted an uncensored car accident taking place, with an entire family getting hit by another car while backing out of the drive way in their family car! Continue reading →

A Quick Guide to Healthcare Insurance in the Netherlands

One of the nice things about moving to the Netherlands is knowing that the Dutch healthcare system is going to be reasonably similar to the NHS in the UK. Sure, there are always going to be differences, but not the same kind of differences you’d expect if you moved to a country like Thailand or Indonesia. Continue reading →

Save money on your home insurance

June 2017 saw the introduction of a new standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).

The new rate now stands at 12% of the premiums you pay for any type of general insurance, including your home insurance. When the tax was first introduced in 1994, the standard rate of this tax was set at just 2.5%, but it has increased steadily ever since. The 12% increase which came into effect on the 1st of June raised the level by two whole percentage points from the previous 10% Continue reading →

3 Reasons to Look for a Well-Established Expat Insurance Provider

If you’re going to be moving abroad on a permanent basis, it’s absolutely vital that you invest in expat health insurance before you arrive, and there are plenty of options available. Of course, many people simply compare providers by looking at their prices, but equally important is the length of time the provider has been running. Continue reading →

When Do You Need a Short-Term Health Insurance Plan?

Health insurance is becoming more accessible thanks to the presence of programs such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). People can now get the health coverage they need easily, without having to deal with high insurance premium or complicated screening process. The insurance coverage itself has also been improved. Continue reading →


Vaughan is the 5th largest city in the GTA. It is made up of six communities and has a population that has doubled since 1991. The booming population of Vaughan implies that many people would require a means to get to their destination, and there are lots of alternatives. Roadways, trains, and public transit make commuting around the city quite convenient.   Continue reading →