Most of us are aware of the need to backup our data, whether it’s our office computer, home computer, web site or one of the many gadgets that now occupy our homes, however just knowing we should be doing it does not always translate into actually doing it – and even if you are backing […]
Computer Says No – You Can’t Start Your Car
Professor David Nutt of Imperial College, London and president of the British Neuroscience Association has proposed that every car should have an alcohol sensor fitted, preventing anyone from starting their car should the sensor decide they are over the legal limit (known as an alcohol ignition interlock). Speaking to the BBC, Professor Nutt said that […]
What Is Wrong With Insurance Companies?
Insurance is a requirement of living in the modern world. Most people will personally need household insurance and/or car insurance, and owners of businesses have a whole load of additional insurance products aimed at them such as professional indemnity and liability insurance, some mandatory, some optional. Given that this produces a large, fairly captive market, […]
Why use a broker?
It always seemed counter-intuitive to me – surely using an insurance broker for your insurance (car insurance, household insurance etc.) couldn’t be worth it unless you needed vast amounts of cover, or had really specific insurance needs – after all, the broker needs to take a cut, and the insurer still needs paying! However, having […]