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As claims for bike theft soar - warning for cyclists to check their insurance cover

  • Analysis of over 400 home insurance policies1 reveals a huge variation in cover for bicycles.
  • 10% of home contents policies exclude any cover for cycles.
  • Only 8% of home contents policies automatically cover cycles away from the home.
  • Consider stand-alone bicycle insurance to ensure your cycle is properly protected.
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Covid Christmas DIY boom - 12.8 million households planning home improvements

Brits zhush things up at home for the sake of their mental health

  • GoCompare Home Insurance warns work could invalidate home insurance.
  • 46% of Brits are planning home improvements in the run-up to Christmas.
  • 36% are concerned about or unable to get tradespeople in due to Covid-19.
  • Most (54%) people are planning to do the work themselves.
  • However, only 39% say they are competent to do the jobs.