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How you could invalidate your car insurance when de-icing
De-icing is rarely a job that anyone finds pleasant. It’s cold and tedious work but believe it or not, it can also sometimes lead to trouble with both your insurance and the law. Here’s why. The law Way back in 2002, a new law was introduced very quietly – so much so in fact that […]Read more
What is non-standard house insurance?
Not all houses are the same. That might sound very much like stating the obvious but sometimes, the differences between our properties might have an effect on the type of insurance cover we need to protect them. Why property distinctions exist Insurance providers need to understand the basic nature of your property, in order to […]Read more
What is black box car insurance cover?
Here at GSI Insurance, we’re NOT one of those motor insurance providers that flinch every time they hear the expression “young driver”! Believe it or not, the team here were young once and we remember just how punitive car insurance can be when you’re either learning to drive or just newly qualified. Rather than just […]Read more
What is prestige car insurance?
Many of us would love to own a prestigious car carrying a marque such as BMW or Porsche. However, some potential owners are put off by some urban rumours to the effect that the insurance on such vehicles is prohibitive. Here we’ll consider the issues and examine why those cost rumours may, in typical cases, […]Read more
Professional indemnity insurance explained
Well within living memory, the prevailing cultural approach to mistakes, errors and problems was one of “these things happen”. It was accepted that when things went wrong, it wasn’t always possible or productive to try and allocate blame and seek compensation due to perceived negligence. However, times change. Today, the United Kingdom is an increasingly […]Read more
What is modified car insurance?
Modified car insurance is a subject that it’s worth taking a few minutes to think about. That’s because it might help you to avoid putting a future claim on your car insurance at risk of rejection. Here’s a quick overview of the issue from GSI Insurance. We hope you find it useful. Cars and modified […]Read more
Getting your car ready for winter
For many it won’t be a pleasant thought but once again winter is fast approaching. Looking on the positive side, it brings with it Christmas, New Year and for some, winter holidays. However, for the car, winter can be a demanding and very trying season. The bad weather can hit our cars hard and to […]Read more
What is subsidence insurance?
Subsidence is a geological condition that results in ground falling away downwards or “subsiding”. A related condition is called “heave”, which entails the ground rising up. Both can result in major structural damage to buildings on the ground so affected. More rarely, subsidence can also be a term more loosely or arguably incorrectly applied to […]Read more
What does holiday home insurance cover?
For many of us, owning our own holiday home is a dream – and one that just might be achievable. The holiday home Typically, a holiday home is a residence we’ll use for a few weeks or perhaps months each year. It isn’t our formal place of domicile. In terms of the bricks and mortar, […]Read more
Flood insurance for your home
Most people regard flood insurance as essential for their home. Let’s consider some of the issues associated with that. Floods and floods Typically, people use the single term ‘flood’ to describe two very different scenarios: flooding that has arisen for what we might call “internal” reasons. That might typically encompass things such as burst pipes, […]Read more