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All Change! The New £1 Coin

With the phased introduction of polymer notes in 2016, we now we can look forward this year to the redesigned £1 coin! According to the Royal Mint it is estimated that 1 in 30 coins currently in circulation are counterfeit and that the new design will be harder to reproduce. Along with an undisclosed security […]

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Care Home Contents Insurance Cover for Your Parents

Brownhill Insurance Group is able to arrange care home contents insurance cover for your parent’s possessions. Giving you and your parent peace of mind in the event of a loss. What Do We Provide? We are able to arrange insurance cover for their possessions whilst in the care home against all the major insurance perils. […]

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The Use of Mobile Phones When Driving

The use of a mobile phone or hand – held device whilst driving is illegal. As of 1st March 2017 police are cracking down on the continuous use of mobile phones by drivers. You could have 6 points deducted from your licence including a £200 fine. For new drivers, this could mean having your licence […]

Eating Seasonably During Vegetable Shortages

Eating Seasonably During Vegetable Shortages

Did You Know? Recent excessive rain in Spain and a cold snap in Italy have resulted in a widespread vegetable shortage. As a result, UK supermarkets have had to ration the amount of produce that is available to purchase. Whilst large grocers like Tesco are organising alternative sources for produce—including California—you should also consider what […]

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Are You In or Out of Love with Valentine’s Day?

For many Valentine’s Day is associated with candy hearts, cards with anonymous declarations of love, romantic dinners and red roses, but its history is far more gruesome with beheadings, martyred saints and pagan rituals. The History of Valentine’s Day The origins of Valentine’s Day remain lost in the mists of time. Some historians believe that […]

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Good Record Keeping for Individuals

  Part One: Keeping your physical papers in order   Good record keeping is important for everyone to stay organised and well prepared. Keeping your paperwork in order has many obvious benefits, such as: o Having peace of mind that you have everything under control o You are less likely to lose anything if it […]

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Home Matters: Renovating Your Home

Did You Know? When undertaking a remodelling project, people often forget to review their insurance needs too. Whether your renovation budget is large or small, you are adding to the value of your home and increasing your exposure to risk. To ensure that your project goes smoothly and that you have the appropriate cover you […]

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Staying Healthy in the Workplace

Sitting at a desk in front of a computer screen 8 hours a day, 5 days per week can take a toll on your body and your health. Although Health and Safety Regulations require employers to carry out individual workstation risk assessments (and where requested, pay for eye examinations for those working on Visual Display […]

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Bromley Legend David Bowie

This Sunday, January 8th will mark David Bowie’s 70th Birthday. Friends and collaborators of the star are coming together to celebrate as part of a worldwide series of concerts. Bowie’s birthplace of Brixton will be hosting an evening of wonderful music to celebrate the icon. Taking place at the O2 academy Brixton, fans travelling far […]

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What is a Defaqto Star Rated Insurance Policy?

No doubt you have heard the word ‘Defaqto’ before and maybe wondered what it actually means? Hopefully, this will help explain in brief for you: What is Defaqto? Defaqto is an independent financial research company that specialises in analysing financial products and rating such products for consumers. Every year they research hundreds of different products […]